Depression symptoms rise over time when facing multiple conditions that need different types of self-care, especially among husbands whose conditions differ from their wives’.<
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Medicaid Expansion Doubled Access to Primary Care and Increased Attention to Health Risks in Low-Income Michiganders
Less reliance on emergency care, more discussions about healthy behaviors and use of preventive care seen in survey of low-income enrollees in the Healthy Michigan Plan.
Major American political events of the last three years altered interns’ moods, but non-political events didn’t, signaling a politically aware generation of physicians.
Increased disability diversity and accommodation among future physicians could improve patient care, researchers say.
Nearly half of 50- to 64-year-olds think they’re likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, but few have talked to a doctor about what they can do to reduce their risk, and many use unproven tactics.
Despite widespread awareness of antibiotic resistance, many admit to taking leftover antibiotics without guidance or expecting a prescription for colds.