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Patient-centered medical home model effective at improving chronic disease outcomes

Patient-centered medical home model effective at improving chronic disease outcomes

Canadians root for an underdog U.S. health policy idea

Canadians root for an underdog U.S. health policy idea

Research highlights potential solutions to fill policy gaps and advance breast cancer control in Asia

Research highlights potential solutions to fill policy gaps and advance breast cancer control in Asia

Despite ACA cost protections, most adolescents skip regular checkups

Despite ACA cost protections, most adolescents skip regular checkups

Deep vein thrombosis accurately diagnosed by GPs trained in compression ultrasonography

Deep vein thrombosis accurately diagnosed by GPs trained in compression ultrasonography

Simple clinical test helps doctors exclude pathologic cardiac murmur in children

Simple clinical test helps doctors exclude pathologic cardiac murmur in children

Discontinuity of care for older patients increases risk of emergency hospital admissions

Discontinuity of care for older patients increases risk of emergency hospital admissions

Aggressive testing unnecessary for patients who go to ER with chest pain, study suggests

Aggressive testing unnecessary for patients who go to ER with chest pain, study suggests

Leicester to become part of global program to tackle diabetes in urban areas

Leicester to become part of global program to tackle diabetes in urban areas

New survey reveals need for improvement in cows' milk allergy diagnosis

New survey reveals need for improvement in cows' milk allergy diagnosis

Study reports increase in shared decision-making between patients and their clinicians

Study reports increase in shared decision-making between patients and their clinicians

Medicaid expansion under ACA more likely to increase smoking cessation rates among low-income adults

Medicaid expansion under ACA more likely to increase smoking cessation rates among low-income adults

Alarming co-occurrence of type 2 diabetes and CVD demands more awareness to address risks, improve health

Alarming co-occurrence of type 2 diabetes and CVD demands more awareness to address risks, improve health

Art therapy facilitates improvement of patients with severe depression

Art therapy facilitates improvement of patients with severe depression

Study findings highlight importance of screening PCOS patients for mental health disorders

Study findings highlight importance of screening PCOS patients for mental health disorders

ACP encouraged by new CMS initiatives designed to ease unnecessary burden on physicians

ACP encouraged by new CMS initiatives designed to ease unnecessary burden on physicians

Integrated care enhances clinical outcomes for dialysis patients

Integrated care enhances clinical outcomes for dialysis patients

Report reveals high risk of back, shoulder and other injuries for competitive divers

Report reveals high risk of back, shoulder and other injuries for competitive divers

Using Machine Learning to Accurately Diagnose Childhood Autism Sooner

Using Machine Learning to Accurately Diagnose Childhood Autism Sooner

Experts issue new report with recommendations aimed at stemming opioid epidemic

Experts issue new report with recommendations aimed at stemming opioid epidemic