Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Tags U.S. healthcare system

Tag: U.S. healthcare system

U.S. doctors asked how they feel about caring for transgender patients

U.S. Doctors Asked How They Feel about Caring for Transgender Patients

By Tamara Mathias (Reuters Health)  Most primary care physicians in the U.S. are willing to provide routine care to transgender individuals, but that doesn't mean they...
Scientist prepares protein samples for analysis in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton

Can Better Cancer Care Lower Company’s Health Costs?

By Beth Pinsker NEW YORK (Reuters)  When companies try to tackle rising healthcare costs, shifting more of the burden to employees is increasingly the strategy of...
With back pain, depression tied to higher healthcare spending

With Back Pain, Depression Tied to Higher Healthcare Spending

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) When patients with painful back problems are also depressed, they have significantly higher healthcare costs than back-pain patients without depression,...
Cast members from the musical "Hemophilia: The Musical" perform during rehearsal in New York

BioMarin Sets Stage Early for Hemophilia Cure Off-Broadway

By Caroline Humer NEW YORK (Reuters)  BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc is turning to the theater to establish its name with hemophilia patients, long before its experimental cure...
Diabetics with high-deductible health plans more apt to delay care

Diabetics with High-Deductible Health Plans More Apt to Delay Care

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Workers with diabetes who switch to high-deductible health plans that require paying more out-of-pocket for care may be more likely than...
Limited English may mean less-gentle death in ICU

Limited English May Mean Less-Gentle Death in ICU

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Death for patients in U.S. intensive care units may look a lot different for people with limited English proficiency than...