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High-Quality Care as Important as Universal Health Coverage in Reducing Global Mortality

High-Quality Care as Important as Universal Health Coverage in Reducing Global Mortality

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Universal health coverage has been proposed as a way of improving access to healthcare in low- and middle-income countries.

Manufacturers Increase Drug Prices Twice as Fast During Drug Shortages

Manufacturers Increase Drug Prices Twice as Fast During Drug Shortages

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Prices of prescription drugs in short supply between 2015 and 2016 were found to increase more than twice as quickly as they would have in the absence of a shortage.

Clinical Practice Guidelines Establish Norms of Practice But Must Reduce Risk for Bias

Clinical Practice Guidelines Establish Norms of Practice But Must Reduce Risk for Bias

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Clinical practice guidelines are an important part of medical practice, but scarce funding for updates and the risk for bias have raised challenges.

Clinicians Raise Concerns About "Precision" Public Health in the Era of Genomics

Clinicians Raise Concerns About "Precision" Public Health in the Era of Genomics

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Although the trend of "precision public health" promises to change the landscape of the public health field, concerns surrounding the scientific, practical, and ethical implications have cast a shadow over the innovation.

Childhood-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Negatively Affects Quality of Life in Adulthood

Childhood-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Negatively Affects Quality of Life in Adulthood

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Childhood-onset SLE has major effects on quality of life in adulthood.

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