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By Katie Eder, Managing Editor
Designated “meaningful users” of electronic health record systems do not deliver improved care for common chronic diseases.
Dieting earlier in life may set young women up for extreme weight control measures and other negative health behaviors later in life, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, held from July 29 and August 2 in Seattle.
Medicare support for graduate medical education should be restructured and based on its value and contribution to the nation's health needs, according to a report published July 29 by the Institute of Medicine.
Having a lower level of trust in one's physician is associated with more emotional distress and more physical limitations within the first 15 months after cancer diagnosis in more anxiously attached patients, according to a study published in the July issue of General Hospital Psychiatry.
Menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes, are worse in women reporting caffeine consumption, according to a study published online July 21 in Menopause.
Pharmaceutical sales representatives' access to physicians is continuing to decrease, even in previously rep-friendly specialties, according to a report published by ZS Associates.
Most Americans focus on provider quality related to doctor-patient interactions rather than effectiveness of care when defining provider quality, according to a report published by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
By Jackie Syrop
During the first open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, more than 10 million Americans gained health insurance coverage.
A questionnaire improves discussion of psychosocial problems during genetic counseling sessions for cancer, according to research published online July 21 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
There has been a decrease in the number of uninsured following the open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act, according to a report published online July 23 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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