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WVU researchers increase colorectal cancer screening rates in West Virginia

WVU researchers increase colorectal cancer screening rates in West Virginia

Researchers highlight new nurse training model to address shortage of primary care

Researchers highlight new nurse training model to address shortage of primary care

Christiana Care Health System opens first Epilepsy Monitoring Unit in Delaware

Christiana Care Health System opens first Epilepsy Monitoring Unit in Delaware

Opening onsite health clinics for workers can cut health care costs

Opening onsite health clinics for workers can cut health care costs

Separating migrant children from parents at US border tantamount to child abuse

Separating migrant children from parents at US border tantamount to child abuse

Methadone or buprenorphine associated with reductions in opioid related mortality

Methadone or buprenorphine associated with reductions in opioid related mortality

$1.9 million grant aims to enhance behavioral health services in community-based settings

$1.9 million grant aims to enhance behavioral health services in community-based settings

Humana and Walgreens to provide easier access to primary care and other services for seniors

Humana and Walgreens to provide easier access to primary care and other services for seniors

After opioid overdose, only 30 percent get medicine to treat addiction

After opioid overdose, only 30 percent get medicine to treat addiction

When erratic teenage behavior means something more

When erratic teenage behavior means something more

New Medscape report reveals sexual harassment rate of physicians

New Medscape report reveals sexual harassment rate of physicians

Medicare takes aim at boomerang hospitalizations of nursing home patients

Medicare takes aim at boomerang hospitalizations of nursing home patients

Researchers explore how postoperative patients can be protected from opioid addiction

Researchers explore how postoperative patients can be protected from opioid addiction

Video consultations boost survival rates of liver disease patients, study finds

Video consultations boost survival rates of liver disease patients, study finds

Cureworks collaborative aims to accelerate development of immunotherapies for pediatric cancer

Cureworks collaborative aims to accelerate development of immunotherapies for pediatric cancer

Multiple barriers may stop high-risk individuals from accessing HIV drug

Multiple barriers may stop high-risk individuals from accessing HIV drug

Reconciliation of diabetes medications associated with fewer subsequent hospitalizations

Reconciliation of diabetes medications associated with fewer subsequent hospitalizations

Scientists develop new model to predict a patient's risk for adverse events after hospital discharge

Scientists develop new model to predict a patient's risk for adverse events after hospital discharge

UC San Diego Health joins OpenNotes: Patients can now read their medical notes

UC San Diego Health joins OpenNotes: Patients can now read their medical notes

Rush receives $45 million WWP grant to improve mental health care for veterans and their families

Rush receives $45 million WWP grant to improve mental health care for veterans and their families