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Budget Savings Should Offset the Cost of Expanding Medicaid

By |2019-02-17T13:17:00-06:00May 11th, 2016|Categories: Healthcare|Tags: , |

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.

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Cancer Risk Falls with Higher Levels of Vitamin D

By |2019-02-17T13:12:16-06:00May 5th, 2016|Categories: Gastroenterology, Healthcare|

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 [...]

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Missouri Law Creates New ‘Assistant Physician’ Designation

By |2018-07-13T10:43:31-05:00July 20th, 2014|Categories: Healthcare|Tags: , , |

Signed last week by Governor Jay Nixon, the law creates the new position of "assistant physician." A controversial new law in Missouri will allow medical school graduates who haven't yet passed their final credentialing exam to treat patients in under-served primary care settings. The law has encountered strong opposition from organized medicine. Signed last week by Governor Jay Nixon, [...]

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Paving The Way For Virus-Like Nanodevices That Diagnose Disease And Make Drugs

By |2018-07-18T09:20:10-05:00July 11th, 2014|Categories: Healthcare|Tags: , |

Nanotechnology is a relatively new, but rapidly expanding field, where tiny devices and molecular-scale tools offer exciting possibilities for manipulating cells and their components.

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