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New prediction tools could identify patients at risk of inappropriate prescription opioid use

New prediction tools could identify patients at risk of inappropriate prescription opioid use

Study compares health outcomes of older adults who use PCPs and those who see specialists

Study compares health outcomes of older adults who use PCPs and those who see specialists

Customary drug dose for treatment of lung cancer may be higher than needed, study shows

Customary drug dose for treatment of lung cancer may be higher than needed, study shows

Feds to waive penalties for some who signed up late for Medicare

Feds to waive penalties for some who signed up late for Medicare

Many COPD patients struggle to pay for each medicinal breath

Many COPD patients struggle to pay for each medicinal breath

TMS therapy offers hope for senior adults with depression

TMS therapy offers hope for senior adults with depression

Many cancer patients' ED visits could be avoided with better symptom management, timely care

Many cancer patients' ED visits could be avoided with better symptom management, timely care

California’s new single-payer proposal embraces some costly old ways

California’s new single-payer proposal embraces some costly old ways

Study finds opioid dependence and overdose rates after urologic surgery

Study finds opioid dependence and overdose rates after urologic surgery

Two Medicare Advantage insurers settle whistleblower lawsuit for $32 million

Two Medicare Advantage insurers settle whistleblower lawsuit for $32 million

Study finds ER price gouging to be worst for minorities and uninsured patients

Study finds ER price gouging to be worst for minorities and uninsured patients

Drug rebates reward industry players — and often hurt patients

Drug rebates reward industry players — and often hurt patients

Target of Medicare insider trading case boasted he was unstoppable ‘beast’

Target of Medicare insider trading case boasted he was unstoppable ‘beast’

Prolaris becomes first genetic test to receive Medicare coverage for favorable intermediate and low-risk prostate cancer

Prolaris becomes first genetic test to receive Medicare coverage for favorable intermediate and low-risk prostate cancer

Aggressive care in final days of life for advanced cancer patients not linked to better outcomes

Aggressive care in final days of life for advanced cancer patients not linked to better outcomes

Interpretation of initial ED ultrasound by radiologist reduces follow-up imaging

Interpretation of initial ED ultrasound by radiologist reduces follow-up imaging

Researchers shed light on variations in care and complications across bariatric surgery centers

Researchers shed light on variations in care and complications across bariatric surgery centers

Practical clinical trials in pain management can help improve patient function, lower misuse of opioids

Practical clinical trials in pain management can help improve patient function, lower misuse of opioids

Study: Antibiotic therapy does not work for nearly one in four adults with community-acquired pneumonia

Study: Antibiotic therapy does not work for nearly one in four adults with community-acquired pneumonia

Overcrowded emergency rooms may delay sepsis treatment, study reveals

Overcrowded emergency rooms may delay sepsis treatment, study reveals