Researchers are concerned that the increased focus on sexual harassment resulting from the #MeToo campaign may cause negative health outcomes.
When is enough enough when it comes to health metrics?
Medicare costs may be contained by incentivizing multisector health activities, according to researchers.
College students of color report an increased fear of crime and violence on college campuses.
A neighborhood's "phase" of gentrification may be predictive of certain health disparities among residents.
The announcement comes in the wake of results from the 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey which showed a 78% increase in current e-cigarette use among high school students from 2017 to 2018.
By collecting data on suicides by medical students, residents, and fellows, the AMA hopes to identify ways to reduce suicides among doctors-in-training.
Publicly available online ratings of emergency departments and urgent care centers provide important insights for health systems.
The patient-facing PREPARE advance care planning program plus an easy-to-read advance directive significantly increases documentation of advance care planning and patient-reported engagement.
The FDA has launched the MyStudies App, a mobile application aimed at supporting the collection of "real world" data and evidence for medical use.
More than one-third of pediatric patient safety reports in 2012 to 2017 that were related to EHR use were attributed to usability issues.
This guidance, updated for the first time since 2008, provides evidence-based recommendations for children (ages 3-17) and adults.
Global progress in health has slowed, and improvements in health have been unevenly distributed.
GoFundMe, one of the largest crowdfunding sites, reported that medical campaign funding has increased $2 billion from 2015 to 2016.
Evidence-based medicine is the cornerstone of clinical practice.
Hundreds of thousands more low-income Americans could get health insurance after voters in 3 Republican-leaning states approved Medicaid expansion in the midterm elections.
The $67 billion merger between Cigna and Express Scripts will be the first of its kind.
A majority of internists still report financial ties to industry.
Employer-sponsored wellness programs can put physicians in an unenviable position.
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The modern American diet is widely recognized as a major determinant of morbidity and mortality.
Minority resident physicians report incidences of microaggression, occasional racism, and challenges in integrating their cultural identity into the workplace.
The FDA has approved the first direct-to-consumer test to detect genetic variants that may be associated with a patient's ability to metabolize certain medications.
Beneficiaries identified as "high cost" were likely to stay high cost over a 3 year period.
A standardized community health worker-delivered intervention improves patient-perceived quality of care and reduces hospitalizations for low-income patients with chronic diseases.
The annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology was held from October 19 to 24 in Chicago and attracted approximately 17,000 participants from around the world.
The progression from personalized medicine to wellness genomics as mapped by researchers began with pioneering work on the molecular genetic code.
Data show that there is a significant difference in how black patients are treated compared with patients of other races.
The "deep learning" approach to artificial intelligence allows computers to perform diagnostic tasks with accuracy comparable to that of trained medical professionals.
Researchers found a limited association between the ranking of a physician's medical school and patient mortality or readmission rates.
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