Download PDF THURSDAY, Oct. 19, 2017 — Most Americans who buy health insurance through an Affordable Care Act marketplace will not pay significantly more for their coverage in 2018, despite actions by President Donald Trump that have roiled the insurance markets. Eight out of 10 people buying insurance through ACA (“Obamacare”) marketplaces qualify for tax […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF Americans eat more chicken every year than any other meat. Chicken can be a nutritious choice, but raw chicken is often contaminated with Campylobacter bacteria and sometimes with Salmonella and Clostridium perfringens bacteria. If you eat undercooked chicken or other foods or beverages contaminated by raw chicken or its juices, you can get a foodborne […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF THURSDAY, Oct. 19, 2017 — That evening stroll you take after dinner most nights may be doing you more good than you realize — new research suggests even a bit of regular walking can reduce your risk of death. “Walking has been described as the ‘perfect exercise’ because it is simple, free, convenient, […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF Women and men rate themselves as equally likely to take risks. Credit: University of Exeter Women can be just as risky as men – or even riskier—when the conventional macho measures of daring—such as betting vast sums on a football game—are replaced by less stereotypical criteria, according to new research led by the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 20, 2017 Following a successful clinical trial involving Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the first chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for adult cancers was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today. Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, the only facility in the northeast to be part of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Lawsuits Target Diet Soda Marketing The three largest carbonated beverage makers in the United States are being sued for allegedly misleading consumers about diet sodas. The federal lawsuits were filed Oct. 16 and accuse Coca-Cola, PepsiCo […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF The 2001 New York State Medicaid expansion—what is considered a precursor to the Affordable Care (ACA)—widened the racial disparity gap when it came to access to high-quality hospitals for cancer surgery, according to a new study from Georgetown University. The finding surprised the researchers who expected to see a shrinking racial gap, but […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF October 20, 2017 University of Pittsburgh scientists are unlocking the complexities of a recently discovered cell death process that plays a key role in health and disease, and new findings link their discovery to asthma, kidney injury, and brain trauma. The results, reported today in the journal Cell, are the early steps toward […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 19, 2017 Childhood obesity has more than tripled since the early 1970s and has become one of the most pressing public health concerns of our time. Children with obesity are at increased risk for significant medical and psychological comorbidities at a young age. Therefore, both scientists and healthcare professionals need to prioritize […]Continue Reading ...
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