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Antibiotics for acute exacerbations of COPD offer strong benefit for patients in the intensive care unit but just small effects for other inpatients as well as outpatients, according to a recent systematic review.  | Read More
The rising costs of premiums, deductibles, and copayments have driven millions who don’t get a subsidy to drop their coverage or turn to cheaper, less comprehensive—and sometimes inadequate—insurance. | Read More
As Congress heads back into session, one of the issues they hope to tackle is addressing rising prescription drug costs. But while this is happening, who is watching the other sectors that contribute significantly more than pharma to overall health spending? | Read More
The cost of diabetes-related preventable hospitalizations in the United States rose 1.6% annually between 2001 and 2014—mostly due to an increase in the number of people with diabetes as well as the rising cost of hospital stays.  | Read More