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States are contemplating whether access to IUD through post-delivery procedures could be an important step in curbing unintended pregnancies.
Statewide ratings now also address health care costs with new data on average payments to doctors.
Zika virus infection changes both viral and human RNA, affecting the body’s immune response, say researchers at the University of California, San Diego.
A Cal/OSHA rule approved Thursday offers new protections to workers, some of whom have been attacked and injured, even killed, on the job.
The FDA confirms it is looking into more than one problem with the compressor, which is used to power patients’ artificial hearts.
When New York increased its cigarette tax, smoking rates declined. California’s proposed increase of $2 a pack may, too, say researchers. The higher the tax, the more likely people are to quit.
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Advocates hope better data will help ethnic communities.
Other insurers complain that Blue Cross Blue Shield plans have bloated overhead costs and reap too much from the Obamacare risk-adjustment fund, paid for by insurers. The companies deny it.
Pricey and unproven therapies that sound too good to be true probably are.
Playing with dolls is good therapy for some elderly people with dementia. They may think the dolls are real babies, but does it matter?
According to the neurobiologist heading a much-publicized effort funded by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, putting scientists and engineers under one roof will be key.
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