Healthcare costs

Ambulance calls for heart attacks are increasing wh

Ambulance calls for heart attacks are more frequent on days when air pollution levels are high, according to new research presented at Euroanaesthesia, the annual meeting of the European Society of Anesthesiology and Critical Care (ESAIC ), held online this year (Dec. 17-19). Warmer weather, however, is associated with fewer …

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Medicare needs more than digitization – it needs unification

As a new generation ages in Medicare, more participants than ever are enrolling. The agency is at a pivotal moment and must find a way to innovate systems that incorporate new regulations from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that improve the interoperability of data platforms, while meeting …

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Employer health insurance costs rise in 2021 as elective proceedings resume

(Reuters) – Health insurance costs for employers rose the most in more than a decade this year as Americans resumed non-emergency procedures delayed earlier due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey released Monday. Benefits firm Mercer’s survey of businesses that employ approximately 118 million people showed that the …

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Public health officials concerned about low STD screening rates

Posted on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 2:32 p.m. Join the 100,000+ AFP followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising requests: [email protected] (© Rawpixel.com – stock.adobe.com) In the past year or so, health …

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Oshi Health Named to 2021 CB Insights Digital Health 150 List of Most Innovative Digital Health Startups | New

NEW YORK, December 8, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Oshi Health, The Virtual Specialty Care Company That Transforms Gastrointestinal (GI) Health Outcomes and Economics, Named in CB Insights Digital Health 150’s Third Annual List of Private Companies most promising digital health solutions in the world. “The future of medicine is …

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The United States can learn from the global salt problem

Over the past decades, the evidence for the harmful health effects of sodium has grown overwhelmingly. Numerous and diverse studies in humans and animals have consistently shown that excessive sodium intake increases blood pressure, which is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Indeed, a global study of dietary …

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3 signs that you are ready to open a brokerage account

Image source: Getty Images Brokerage accounts have become more accessible and affordable than ever. You can open an account with an online discount broker without having to make a certain minimum deposit in most cases. Many brokers also don’t offer any commissions, so it makes sense to trade with small …

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Statin therapy has been shown to be cost-effective in lowering cholesterol in young adults

Statin therapy has been shown to be cost-effective in lowering cholesterol in young adults, according to a study published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology. These results justify the extension of preventive statin therapy to young adults, who are currently only eligible if they are at very high …

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Home care market worth $ 298.2 billion by 2026

CHICAGO, December 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – According to New Market Research Report “Home Care Market by Product (Dialysis Equipment, IV Equipment, Ventilators, Coagulation Monitors, Peak Flow Meters), Service (Infusion Therapy, Skilled Nursing, Palliative Care), Indication (Cancer, Wound Care, Diabetes) and Region – Global Forecast until 2026 “, published …

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Editorial | Obesity is a disease – COVID-19 proves federal policymakers should treat it as such

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 election in your district and across New York Last spring, the COVID-19 pandemic pushed our country to the brink of collapse. Hospitals have struggled to run out of ventilators, beds, masks and countless …

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