July 3, 2019
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Study participants who were randomly assigned to receive a pedometer and behavioral support were, several years later, more active and at lower risk for heart attack, stroke, and bone fractures, according to a study published last week.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Monday called on former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to resign from his new post on Pfizer's board of directors, saying Gottlieb's decision to take the position "smacks of corruption."
A recent analysis by Rx Savings Solutions shows prescription drug list prices increased during the first six months of 2019.
Vaccinations against the human papillomavirus (HPV) have led to significant decreases in cases of anal and genital warts, HPV infections, and precancerous lesions in young girls and women in more than a dozen countries, providing evidence the vaccines eventually could lead to a significant drop in cervical cancer rates, according to a study published last week.
Roughly one in four hospitals do not meet the Leapfrog Group's standard for appropriately responding to a "never event," according to a Leapfrog report released Thursday.
Annual checkups originally were designed to detect early signs of disease, but recent research has clinicians debating whether annual medical exams are worth it, Rita Rubin, a senior writer at JAMA, writes in a medical news and perspectives article.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
July 2, 2019
An estimated 53 million U.S. adults in 2015 experienced harm related to another individual's drinking, according to a recent study.
Computerworld's 26th annual list of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" included various health care companies.
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