Study in veterans shows importance of personalizing the approach to intensifying treatment in sustainable ways.
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Medicaid expansion closed health gaps for low-income adults across racial and ethnic groups, study shows
Michigan data show improvements in access to care and overall health, and could inform non-expansion states.
Two new studies show potential out-of-pocket costs for tests in patients after initial screening for lung and cervical cancer.
New findings show importance of carefully selecting patients for a critical care treatment requiring intense staffing, specialized equipment and advanced expertise.
Polls of teens and young adults taken before and during pandemic show most see the benefit of telemedicine, especially video and for minor ailments.
Out-of-pocket costs drop sharply after Medicare eligibility at age 65, especially for those with the highest bills.