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Researchers find link between pneumonia in older people and PPI prescriptions

Researchers find link between pneumonia in older people and PPI prescriptions

GPs must embrace digital technologies to make healthcare access easier for patients

GPs must embrace digital technologies to make healthcare access easier for patients

Home-based treatment program offers robust and sustained relief for IBS patients

Home-based treatment program offers robust and sustained relief for IBS patients

New imaging technology to effectively screen for colorectal cancer among young adults

New imaging technology to effectively screen for colorectal cancer among young adults

FSU receives $1.5 million federal grant for innovative suicide prevention research

FSU receives $1.5 million federal grant for innovative suicide prevention research

Simple one-page form helps improve satisfaction of patients with care

Simple one-page form helps improve satisfaction of patients with care

Diabetes screening could miss more than half of high-risk patients

Diabetes screening could miss more than half of high-risk patients

FDA approves marketing of AI device to detect diabetic retinopathy

FDA approves marketing of AI device to detect diabetic retinopathy

FDA authorizes marketing of first AI device to detect diabetic retinopathy

FDA authorizes marketing of first AI device to detect diabetic retinopathy

PCOS linked to increased risk of mental health disorders

PCOS linked to increased risk of mental health disorders

Study finds unintended weight loss to be second highest risk factor for cancer

Study finds unintended weight loss to be second highest risk factor for cancer

Major disruptive events occur frequently in primary care practices

Major disruptive events occur frequently in primary care practices

Study highlights maternity care concerns for pregnant women with Ehlers-Danlos syndromes

Study highlights maternity care concerns for pregnant women with Ehlers-Danlos syndromes

Positive lifestyle changes could reduce risk of developing cancer

Positive lifestyle changes could reduce risk of developing cancer

Atlanta struggles to meet MLK’s legacy on health care

Atlanta struggles to meet MLK’s legacy on health care

Better transitions of care can decrease likelihood of hospital readmissions

Better transitions of care can decrease likelihood of hospital readmissions

Medicaid minus stigma: In Indian country, it’s part of the fabric of life

Medicaid minus stigma: In Indian country, it’s part of the fabric of life

Staying alive: How to fight an opioid addiction

Staying alive: How to fight an opioid addiction

Christiana Care Health System’s hospitals designated as leader in LGBTQ healthcare

Christiana Care Health System’s hospitals designated as leader in LGBTQ healthcare

Study examines how use of sleep tracker data may improve patient-provider communication

Study examines how use of sleep tracker data may improve patient-provider communication