Obama: Celebrating Fifty Years Of Medicare And Medicaid – Transcript

In this week’s address, US President Barack Obama celebrated the fiftieth birthdays of Medicare and Medicaid, which together have allowed millions to live longer and better lives. These programs are a promise that if we work hard, and play by the rules, we’ll be rewarded with a basic measure of dignity, security, and the freedom … Continue reading Obama: Celebrating Fifty Years Of Medicare And Medicaid – Transcript

Medicaid At 50: Reform Is Needed To Better Serve Low-Income Health Care Needs – Analysis

By Nina Owcharenko* Medicaid, enacted along with Medicare in 1965, was created to provide health care for certain categories of low-income Americans.[1] Over the past 50 years, the program has changed significantly. Not only has Medicaid eligibility expanded, so also has the scope of its care and services. Mounting fiscal, demographic, and structural challenges continue … Continue reading Medicaid At 50: Reform Is Needed To Better Serve Low-Income Health Care Needs – Analysis

Picked Out A Coffin Yet? Take Ibuprofen And Die – OpEd

“Today we know that the risk of heart attack and stroke may occur early in treatment, even in the first weeks … “There is no period of use shown to be without risk,” says Judy Racoosin, M.D., M.P.H., deputy director of FDA’s Division of Anesthesia, Analgesia, and Addiction Products.” – FDA website In case you missed it: The … Continue reading Picked Out A Coffin Yet? Take Ibuprofen And Die – OpEd

Coffee Consumption Habits Impact Risk Of Mild Cognitive Impairment

A new study by researchers at the University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy, Geriatric Unit & Laboratory of Gerontology and Geriatrics, IRCCS “Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza”, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy, and Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS), Roma, Italy, estimates the association between change or constant habits in coffee consumption and the incidence of … Continue reading Coffee Consumption Habits Impact Risk Of Mild Cognitive Impairment

Exploring Possibility Latina Women Have Lower Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer Than Americans

In Mexico, breast cancer has been adequately controlled, and is no longer considered a risk of death when it’s diagnosed. The disease is common among women in the capital and the northern states, it ranks first in incidence of malignant neoplasms in females. Representing 11.34 percent of all cancer cases, and there is an overall … Continue reading Exploring Possibility Latina Women Have Lower Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer Than Americans