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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
Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
Compliance With Meds Falters With Age in Youth Born With HIV
Transmission Risks Up for HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
Serious Falls Pose Risk to People Living With HIV
Some Men at Risk for HIV Do Not Live Near PrEP Provider
Minor Changes in BMD Seen With Tenofovir PrEP in Short Term
WHO 'Treat All' Recommendation for HIV Widely Implemented
Senate Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors
Neural-Tube Defects Up for Offspring of Women on Dolutegravir
Rates of Anal Cancer Precursors High in Women Living With HIV
People Living With HIV Have Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
HIV-Infected Cells Persist in CSF in Individuals on Long-Term ART
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Awareness, Use of PrEP on Rise Among Men Who Have Sex With Men
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Two Algorithms Can ID Patients at Risk for HIV, PrEP Candidates
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
Less Than 40 Percent of All U.S. Adults Have Ever Had HIV Testing
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
HIV Risk Does Not Differ With Three Contraceptive Methods
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
USPSTF Issues Recommendations on HIV Screening, Prevention
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
Guidelines Issued for Addressing Heart Disease Risk in HIV
Stepped Tx for Alcohol Use Disorder Studied in HIV Patients
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Global Burden of Serious Health-Related Suffering to Double by 2060
Early cART Leads to Enhanced T Cell Function in HIV Infection
Some Women With HIV Struggling to Achieve Viral Suppression
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
Prior Training Increases Internists' Knowledge of PrEP for HIV
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: HIV Racial Disparity Measure Decreased From 2010 to 2016
Generic Version of Truvada Available in U.S. by Sept. 2020
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
ART Stops HIV Transmission in Serodifferent Gay Couples
'Vampire Facials' at New Mexico Spa Linked to HIV Infections
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Naltrexone Implant Helps HIV Patients Prevent Opioid Relapse
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
UB-421 Monotherapy Maintains HIV Viral Suppression
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Prevalence of Extragenital STDs High in Men Who Have Sex With Men
Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Burden Up Among HIV-Infected
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
STI Incidence Up After Receipt of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis
First Two-Drug Regimen Approved for HIV-1 Treatment
CDC: TB Incidence Declined Slightly in United States in 2017
Alcohol, Drug Misuse Tied to Long-Term Health Problems
Depressive Symptoms May Up Risk for Death in HIV+ Veterans
AACR: HPV Vax Low for Adults at High Risk for HIV Infection
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Dolutegravir Feasible for HIV Tx in Women of Childbearing Age
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
CDC: New HIV Transmission Often From Those Unaware of Infection
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
One-Month Regimen Noninferior for Preventing HIV-Related TB
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Long-Acting Regimen Noninferior to Daily ART for HIV-1
Second Man HIV-Free After Stem Cell Transplant
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
HPV Infection Unlikely to Spread From Hand Contact
CDC: Progress in HIV Prevention Has Stalled in the United States
Sufficient Investment Could Reduce HIV Epidemic by 2030
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
CDC: Most Black HIV Patients Interviewed for Partner Services
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
CDC: Proportion of Increased-Risk Deceased Organ Donors on Rise
Many New Cancer Patients Unaware of Their Hepatitis Status
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Rx Opioids Up Pneumonia Risk in Patients With, Without HIV
Child Pneumonia Rate Dropped Globally From 2000 to 2015
Partner-Delivered HIV Self-Testing Can Up Linkage to Care
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
More People Worldwide Now Know Their HIV Status
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
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