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More women than men are getting COVID-19 vaccines, even as more men are dying of the disease. After examining vaccination dashboards for all 50 states and the District of Columbia in early April, it was found that each of the 38 that listed gender breakdowns showed more women had received shots…
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According to study findings published online in Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, researchers identified the optimal dose of selinexor in patients with diffuse large B-cell.
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According to a cross-sectional study, patients with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis at moderate risk of cardiovascular disease per the Systematic COronary Risk Evaluation (SCORE) model were reclassified as very high risk after ultrasound imaging revealed carotid plaques.
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Ted Anderson, MD, PhD, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), Mary Lou Ballweg, Endometriosis Association, along with Tammy Boyd and Kineta Sealey, both from the Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI), discuss a new Alliance that will help address the growing need for care…
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As the anniversary of the first US COVID-19 case approached, the American Hospital Association (AHA) wrote to former US Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar urging the agency to become more transparent about the vaccine administration plans, as well as offer more support to health…
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a rule in an effort to improve both Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug programs.
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Trauma patients covered by Medicare or Medicaid had improved mortality after implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) compared with before the ACA, but uninsured trauma patients did not. Researchers published their findings in the Journal of the American College of…
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According to researchers of a recent JAMA Network Open study, when comparing utilization, cost, and quality of public (Medicaid) and private health insurance (Marketplace), data showed that there are more important differences than previously thought.
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Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) shared new guidance with state health officials to better address social determinants of health (SDoH) for Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries. The issued guidance is intended to improve health…
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According to data published in JAMA Network Open, the implementation of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Dependent Coverage Expansion (ACA-DCE) is associated with a reduction in insurance use for sexual and reproductive health services but an increased use of emergency services…
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