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Medicaid expansion was expected to lower emergency department usage; however, recent research showed that ED usage instead increased two years after an expansion program was launched in Oregon. | Read More
Recent results of a restrospective cohort study showed that patients who participated in a cardiac rehabilitation program during the year following hospital discharge for an acute myocardial infarction had similar disease-specific and generic health status compared to patients who did not participate. | Read More
According to recent research, adding Xeljanz (tofacitinib; Pfizer) to methotrexate produced greater clinical response versus adding placebo in patients with rheumatoid arthritis regardless of the background methotrexate dose. | Read More
Recent research suggests children and teens with type 1 diabetes no longer need annual eye exams to screen for diabetic retinopathy. | Read More