Michigan’s new coverage for low-income adults has helped many patients better manage their health by mandating primary care visits, a new study finds.
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An online tool designed to help people care for loved ones with dementia, and avoid or minimize the troubling behaviors that the condition can spark, has had a promising initial test run.
More than 4,000 patients have spoken: They prefer physicians in business attire and a white coat, or at least scrubs and a white coat. And the findings aren’t just about fashion.
Providing physicians with virtual access to specialists can be lifesaving to liver disease patients. A new study finds that it boosts survival rates by 54 percent.
Nearly 70 percent of non-VA hospitals require influenza vaccination or mask use during flu season by all who care for patients, compared with 4 percent of VA hospitals.
Despite widespread availability, the online resource goes unused by many older Americans. And adaptation varies by age, income and education level.