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Healthcare Spending Trends After ACA Implementation

Healthcare Spending Trends After ACA Implementation

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Individuals under the Affordable Care Act are still experiencing a high burden of premium spending.

Barriers to Mental Health Care Associated With Differences in Race, Insurance

Barriers to Mental Health Care Associated With Differences in Race, Insurance

Among adults with serious psychological distress, whites and those with private insurance were significantly more likely than blacks to experience certain barriers to utilizing health care.

Transgender Adolescents Receive Fewer Preventive Healthcare Services

Transgender Adolescents Receive Fewer Preventive Healthcare Services

Transgender and gender nonconforming adolescents used fewer preventive health services and reported poorer health.

Positive Personal Traits Correlated With Humanities Exposure in Medical Students

Positive Personal Traits Correlated With Humanities Exposure in Medical Students

Exposure to the humanities is associated with less burnout among medical students.

Healthcare Spending Rising Despite Reduced Use of Services

Healthcare Spending Rising Despite Reduced Use of Services

According to the report, total spending per person is growing at a faster rate than in previous years, with growth of 4.6% in 2016 compared with 4.1% in 2015 and sub-3% growth from 2012 to 2014.

Best Diets 2018: Expert Rankings

Best Diets 2018: Expert Rankings

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The DASH diet and the Mediterranean diet have been ranked as joint 'Best Overall' diet.

Examining Patient Mortality: Early vs Late Adopters of Financial Incentives in US Hospitals

Examining Patient Mortality: Early vs Late Adopters of Financial Incentives in US Hospitals

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Hospitals that have been under financial incentives for more than a decade vs less than 3 years do not have lower patient mortality rates.

What the CVS/Aetna Merger Means for Primary Care

What the CVS/Aetna Merger Means for Primary Care

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Aetna will gain data on pharmaceutical usage patterns that will enable the company to carefully parse the insurance risks it takes on.

Trump Administration Provides the CDC With a List of Banned Words, Phrases

Trump Administration Provides the CDC With a List of Banned Words, Phrases

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The CDC has been informed of words that are no longer allowed to be used in documents.

Inadequate Blinding in Cannabis Therapy Clinical Trials May Overestimate Beneficial Results

Inadequate Blinding in Cannabis Therapy Clinical Trials May Overestimate Beneficial Results

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The benefits of medical cannabis may be overestimated because of inadequate blinding in trials that were done.

Design Program Encourages Health System Problem-Solving in Medical Students

Design Program Encourages Health System Problem-Solving in Medical Students

Students at Brown University are partnering with RISD to help repair health system issues.

How Many Americans Would Support a Teenager's Gender Transition?

How Many Americans Would Support a Teenager's Gender Transition?

More than half of the adults in the US said that they would be supportive if they had a teenage child who wanted to transition to the opposite gender.

FDA Examining Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes

FDA Examining Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes

The FDA wants to make cigarettes less addictive by reducing nicotine levels.

Self-Management Intervention Application for Serious Mental Illness

Self-Management Intervention Application for Serious Mental Illness

For adults with a serious mental illness, a psychosocial self-management intervention can be adapted for a smartphone app.

Clarity Needed on Recording Medical Encounters, Experts Say

Clarity Needed on Recording Medical Encounters, Experts Say

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Clear guidelines are needed to govern the recording of medical encounters.

Surprise Babies Are More Common Than You Think

Surprise Babies Are More Common Than You Think

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Unknown pregnancies and surprise babies are more common than people think.

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