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Life Expectancy 78.60 Years for U.S. Population for 2009-2011
Flu Vaccination in High-Risk Groups May Reduce CV Events
Health Plans Not Implementing Prior Authorization Reforms
Most Studies Still Fail to Analyze Data by Sex
President Says Medicare Should Expand Telehealth Services
Cost-Related Rx Nonadherence Highest in Young U.S. Women
38 Percent of Older Adults in U.S. Not Ready for Video Doctor Visits
Telemedicine Use Explodes During COVID-19 Pandemic
Sex Differences in Income Vary With Proportion of Male Doctors
One-Third of Individuals Stopping PrEP Meds During Pandemic
HIV+ Donor to HIV+ Recipient Feasible for Kidney Transplant
CDC Guidance Issued for Testing, Management of HCP Exposed to Hep C
Financial Health of Hospitals 'Dire' Due to COVID-19
LGBT-Friendly Primary Care Improves STD Screening Rates
Impact of COVID-19 Estimated on HIV, TB, Malaria Services
Physical Distancing Interventions Cut Incidence of COVID-19
Global Population Anticipated to Peak in 2064
Layoffs Cost 5.4 Million Americans Their Health Insurance
Electronic Health Records Fail to Detect Many Medication Errors
Long-Acting Drug Targeting Capsid Protein Promising for HIV
Rukobia Approved for Patients With Multidrug-Resistant HIV
Efforts to Reduce New HIV Infections in Children Faltering
Outcomes Similar for COVID-19 in Patients With, Without HIV
Roughly 2 Million Americans Buy Prescriptions From Outside the Country
Updated Guidance Provided for Safe Solid Organ Transplantation
Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Overturn Affordable Care Act
CDC: HIV Testing Occurs at <1 Percent of Physician Visits
Safety Climate Perceptions Linked to Health Provider Stress
Life Expectancy Gap Closing for Patients With HIV
Court Rules Against Drug Price Disclosures in TV Ads
Tivicay Approved for Treatment of HIV-1 in Pediatric Patients
Risk Factors for Suicide ID'd in Health Care Professionals
9.5 Percent Uninsured in U.S. From January Through June 2019
Links Found Between Leaders of Medical Associations, Industry
Only One in Four U.S. Hospitals With ICUs Have Tele-ICU Services
Burnout Comparable Between Millennial, Gen X Residents, Fellows
Spending on Primary Care Continues to Lag in the U.S.
Most Physicians Have Seen False-Negative COVID-19 Test Results
Cannabis Smoking May Increase Risk for Fungal Infection
HIV+ Men Are Not Receiving STD Testing, Prevention Services
Symptomatic Health Care Staff in U.K. Screened for COVID-19
David Shulkin, M.D., on COVID-19 Financial Consequences for Health Care System
Bundled Rapid HIV/Hep C Testing May Improve Infection Awareness
Benefit of Social Distancing Outweighs Economic Impact
Medical Masks May Be Sufficient During COVID-19 Routine Care
High Rates of Appropriate E-Consults Seen Across Specialties
Majority of Physicians Report Serious Concerns About COVID-19
Higher Alcohol Intake May Harm Bone Health in HIV Patients
Unemployed Workers Less Likely to Be Uninsured Post-ACA
Doctors, Hospitals, Pharmacies Warned Not to Stockpile Meds
U.S. Army Opens Field Hospital in New York City
PPE Negative for SARS-CoV-2 After Patient Contact
Workers at Risk for COVID-19 Exposure Can Access Online Training
Fostemsavir Active in Multidrug-Resistant HIV-1 Infection
National Health Spending Expected to Increase Through 2028
Serial Interval of COVID-19 Estimated at 3.96 Days
Hep C Testing, Treatment Rates Low at Federally Qualified Health Centers
Second Case of HIV-1 Cure After Stem Cell Transplant Reported
New HIV PrEP Drug Not Cost-Effective Compared With Generic
2018 Health Care Spending Up Due to Higher Prices
Female Clinical Chairs Paid Significantly Less Than Men
Long-Acting Cabotegravir, Rilpivirine Noninferior in HIV-1
Considerable Increase Seen in List, Net Prices of Branded Drugs
Racial/Ethnic Insurance Coverage Disparity Down Since ACA
1996 to 2016 Saw Increases in U.S. Spending on Health Care
HIV-Infected Youth Less Likely to Achieve Viral Suppression
Influence of Politics Has Not Waned in Opinions About ACA
Mistreatment, Discrimination Still Common for Medical Students
COPD Incidence Higher in People With HIV
Many Transgender Youth Intentionally Avoid Disclosure
U.S. Life Expectancy to Reach 85 by 2060
Telemarketer Access to Medicare Information to Be Investigated
2011 to 2018 Saw Decline in Problems Paying Medical Bills
Adding Maraviroc to c-ART No Better in Advanced HIV
Few Adolescent Men Who Have Sex With Men Have Had HIV Test
Empathy Declines as Students Progress Through Medical School
Seniors Have Concerns About Affording Health Insurance
Number of Nurse Practitioners More Than Doubled 2010 to 2017
Reference Pricing Linked to Lower Prices Paid by Employers
Costs of ART Regimens Increasing, Outpacing Inflation
HIV Vaccine Ineffective, Clinical Trial Halted
2017 to 2018 Saw Increase in Life Expectancy in the United States
U.S. Spends More on Health Care, but Has Worse Life Expectancy
Gender Gap Persists in Starting Salary for Physicians
Drug Price-Fixing Charge Laid Against 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli
Wealthy Pay Most to Finance U.S. Health Care
CDC: HIV-1/HIV-2 Differentiation Test Increasingly Used in U.S.
Major Insurers Offer $55 Million to Lower Generic Drug Costs
Fewer Than Half of Clinical Trials Comply With Reporting Laws
Fast-Track Review of ACA Lawsuit Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court
ACP: Medicare for All Needed to Fix 'Ill' U.S. Health Care System
Single-Payer System Would Likely Save Money
ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care
Ageism Predicts Significantly Worse Health Outcomes
Evolution of Approval, Regulation Processes for Drugs Explored
Doctor Replacement Ratios Higher in Largest, Hospital-Owned Practices
Physicians Spend >16 Minutes Per Encounter on EHR Use
Burnout in Med Students Tied to Perceived Stress, Phone Behavior
California May Start Producing Its Own Medicines
Recruitment Satisfactory for Foreign-Educated Health Providers
Neural Tube Defect Prevalence 7.0 Per 10,000 in HIV-Exposed
Neighborhood Disadvantage Impacts Hospital Quality Ratings
Large Gap Found in Health Administrative Spending for U.S., Canada
Early Antiretroviral Therapy May Not Achieve HIV Remission in Infants
HIV+ Patients Lose Immunity to Smallpox Despite Vaccination
Price Hikes for Hundreds of Medications
Poll: Older Adults Frequently Use Online Physician Ratings
Guidance Developed for Providing Quality STD Care
Patient Experiences Modestly Worse After Hospital Acquisition
Nurses Can Help Manage Drug Interactions in HIV/Hep C Treatment
Machine Learning System Makes More Alerts for Med Errors
China Convicts Scientists Claiming First Genetically Edited Babies
Many Hospitals Fail to Provide Instructions for Patient Portals
Patient Share of Out-of-Network Costs Rising
Enrollment in Affordable Care Act Holds Steady for Third Straight Year
Private Care Program for U.S. Vets Gets $8.9 Billion in Budget Deal
Antiretroviral Prescribing in Pregnancy Strays From National Guidelines
FDA to Allow States to Import Prescription Drugs From Other Countries
USPSTF Recommends Behavioral Counseling for STI Prevention
Outcomes Worse for Rural Residents With Chronic Conditions
Hahn Confirmed as New FDA Chief
Cost Saving-Related Rx Nonadherence Found for 7 Percent With HIV
Facebook Asked to Remove 'Factually Inaccurate' Ads About PrEP
U.S. Primary Care Doctors Face Challenges in Coordinating Care
U.S. Health Care Spending Up 4.6 Percent in 2018
2016 to 2019 Saw Increase in Medical Students With Disabilities
Rural Population Underrepresented Among Medical Students
Retail Prescription Drug Prices Fall for First Time in 45 Years
Services Affected by Rural Hospitals Joining Health Systems
New HIV Infections Remained Stable in U.S. From 2013 to 2017
Physician Depressive Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Medical Errors
Adults Not Living in Metro Areas Have Reduced Access to Care
New Federal Program Provides Free HIV Prevention Drugs to Uninsured
End-Stage Renal Disease Patients at Higher Risk for Syphilis
U.S. Life Expectancy Dropped Since 2014 for Working-Age Adults
Maternal Efavirenz May Up Risk for Microcephaly Among Offspring
Electronic Health Record Usability Graded F by Physicians
Employee Premiums, Deductibles Eating Larger Share of Income
Distribution of Self-Test Kits Can Up HIV Awareness
White House Wants Hospitals, Insurers to Provide Actual Costs of Care
Bipartisan Bill to Curb Drug Costs Backed by White House
Survey of U.S. Registered Nurses Points to Worsening Shortages
Syringe Exchange Program Has Positive Impact on HIV Diagnoses
Menopause Occurs at Median Age of 48 in Canadian Women With HIV
Medical Practices Burdened by Regulatory Requirements
Seriously Ill Medicare Beneficiaries Face Financial Hardship
Dr. Stephen Hahn Nominated to Head FDA
Recommendations Developed to Address Clinician Burnout
CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly, Mortality Lower in 2017
Facebook Launches Preventive Health Tool
Outcomes Poor With Medical Care From Fraud, Abuse Perpetrators
More Choices, Lower Premiums for ACA Consumers Next Year
Tesamorelin May Aid Patients With HIV, Fatty Liver Disease
Patient Portal Use Has Positive Impact on Preventive Health Behaviors
Medicare Fraud-Prevention Rules to Be Revised
2000 to 2015 Saw Increase in Medicare GME Payments
2017 to 2018 Saw Increases in Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis
California Pharmacists Can Dispense HIV Prevention Meds Without Rx
Burnout Linked to Poor Quality Care in Published Literature
Cost of Waste in U.S. Health System Estimated
FDA Approves Descovy for HIV-1 Preexposure Prophylaxis
Survey: Many U.S. Adults Not Planning to Get Flu Vaccine
Isoniazid Tx to Prevent TB Ups Risks During HIV+ Pregnancy
Average Annual Premium for Workers Increased in 2019
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality Persist in the U.S.
Protected Health Info Breaches Compromise Sensitive Data
Emergency Departments Need to Up HIV Testing, Linkage to Care
Racial/Ethnic Disparities Seen in PrEP Awareness, Discussions
Medical Students Not Ready to Provide Nutritional Care
Scientists Use Gene-Editing Tool CRISPR in Attempt to Cure HIV
HIV Infection May Raise Risk for Atrial Fibrillation
EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital-Owned Practices
Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
Racial, Ethnic Underrepresentation Found in Med School Matriculants
Majority of U.S. Doctors Believe ACA Has Improved Access to Care
1984 to 2016 Saw Increase in Age of Death for HIV-Infected
Poor HIV Control Ups Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure
Prurigo Nodularis Associated With Mental Health Disorders
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
Worse Cancer Outcomes for Elderly HIV-Infected Patients
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