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Telehealth Delivers Benefits for Rural Women

Rural individuals face many health disparities compared to urban individuals. Poverty and poor access to healthcare contribute greatly to these disparities. Overall, rural communities are in poorer health than others.

By |2019-02-16T12:12:44-05:00August 25th, 2018|Categories: Healthcare, Obstetrics/Gynecology|Tags: , |Comments Off on Telehealth Delivers Benefits for Rural Women

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

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