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Trump's 'American Patients First' Plan Announced Print E-mail
Written by FHI's Week in Review   
Monday, 14 May 2018 14:16

White House officials unveiled on Friday, 5.11.18 the broad contours of a plan to counteract rising prescription drug prices. The 44-page document, titled American Patients First, includes a three-page outline of the Trump administration's two-phase blueprint.

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Last Updated on Monday, 14 May 2018 14:20
 
Following five healthy lifestyle habits may increase life expectancy by decade or more Print E-mail
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Friday, 04 May 2018 17:07

Maintaining five healthy habits-eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking-during adulthood may add more than a decade to life expectancy, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Researchers also found that U.S. women and men who maintained the healthiest lifestyles were 82% less likely to die from cardiovascular disease and 65% less likely to die from cancer when compared with those with the least healthy lifestyles over the course of the roughly 30-year study period. The study is the first comprehensive analysis of the impact of adopting low-risk lifestyle factors on life expectancy in the U.S. It was published online April 30, 2018 in Circulation.

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A Call for Cost Transparency Print E-mail
Written by FHI's Week in Review   
Monday, 23 April 2018 16:33

Mukul Mehra, MD, in an April 20, 2018 KevinMD post, insists doctors need and want cost transparency. "Physicians are the building blocks of value-based care, yet the cumulative human and financial costs of our decisions are mostly hidden from us," he states.

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Tuesday, 06 March 2018 00:00
 
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