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Budget Savings Should Offset the Cost of Expanding Medicaid

The newly-released report confirmed that hospitals’ uncompensated care costs are estimated to have been $7.4 billion, or 21 percent less in 2014 than they would have been in the absence of Medicaid expansion.

By |2019-02-17T13:17:00-05:00May 11th, 2016|Categories: Healthcare|Tags: , |Comments Off on Budget Savings Should Offset the Cost of Expanding Medicaid

Alzheimer’s Researchers Cast a Broader Net to Find a Cure

With the demographic shift toward an increasingly elderly population, it has been predicted that the number of people afflicted with dementia will triple by 2050, with the cost to the healthcare system estimated to be $1.1 trillion.

By |2019-02-18T07:46:53-05:00May 9th, 2016|Categories: Neurology, Psychiatry|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Alzheimer’s Researchers Cast a Broader Net to Find a Cure

Cancer Risk Falls with Higher Levels of Vitamin D

In the journal PLOS One, researchers from the University of California-San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine report how they analyzed the link between vitamin D and cancer to determine what blood level of vitamin D was required to effectively reduce cancer risk. The study included all invasive cancers, excluding skin cancer. One of the authors, Cedric Garland, adjunct professor in the UCSD School of Medicine Department of [...]

By |2019-02-17T13:12:16-05:00May 5th, 2016|Categories: Gastroenterology, Healthcare|Comments Off on Cancer Risk Falls with Higher Levels of Vitamin D