Many Americans over 50 favor limits on painkiller prescribing, and those who receive prescriptions need more counseling about risks and safe disposal options.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
The national health insurance program leaves many older Americans without adequate resources to properly maintain their sight, a new study finds.
Patients are three times likelier to contract the dangerous infection when a hospital is at midlevel occupancy, a new way of tracking the data finds.
A new study helps set standards for RNA sequencing, improving standard practice and laying the foundation to move the field forward.
Infections are only one problem related to urinary catheterization.
A new study links a gap in coverage of 30 or more days to a fivefold increase in hospital stays and emergency visits, and higher blood sugar.