Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Tags U.S. healthcare system

Tag: U.S. healthcare system

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...
Young people with opioid addiction not getting proper treatment

Young People with Opioid Addiction Not Getting Proper Treatment

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) The vast majority of young people struggling with addiction to opioids are not receiving medications that have been recommended to...
A nurse displays a tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis whooping cough vaccine at a free medical and dental health clinic in Los Angeles

Insurance Tactic Drags Down U.S. Drug Prices in Second Quarter: Analyst

By Michael Erman NEW YORK (Reuters)  U.S. drug prices fell again in the second quarter, likely due to a new tactic insurers are using to limit...
General surgeon shortage growing in U.S.

General Surgeon Shortage Growing in U.S.

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  The shortage of general surgeons in the U.S. is projected to get worse as the number of these doctors entering the...
Brand-name combo pills may cost more than getting drugs separately

Brand-Name Combo Pills May Cost More than Getting Drugs Separately

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Brand-name medicines that combine multiple drugs into a single pill may be more expensive than buying each drug separately, a...
Transgender veterans don't have worse health

Transgender Veterans Don’t Have Worse Health

By Rachel Gurevich (Reuters Health)  Transgender military veterans do not have worse health than cisgender veterans, a recent U.S. study suggests Transgender people have long served in...