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Nations with strong women’s rights likely to have better population health and faster growth

Nations with strong women’s rights are more likely to have better health and faster growth than those who don’t promote and protect these values, finds research published in the online journal BMJ Open. This trend is evident in even in resource-poor countries, say the researchers. While many parts of the world have made good economic… Read More »

Hospital price transparency push draws industry ire, but effects likely limited

Far-reaching rules mandating industry price transparency could mark a major shift, but experts are skeptical the efforts will meaningfully lower prices for patients without a more fundamental system overhaul. President Donald Trump’s executive order signed Monday directs HHS and other federal departments to begin rulemaking to require hospitals and payers to release information based on… Read More »

Harvard study: People who use dating apps such as Tinder are more likely to have eating disorders

People who use dating apps are more likely to have eating disorders, abuse laxatives or use other unhealthy weight management practices than people who don’t date online, Harvard researchers found in a new study published Friday in the Journal of Eating Disorders. The study, which surveyed more than 1,700 U.S. adults between the ages of… Read More »

Premature Babies Are Less Likely To Be Breastfed Says Study

Breastfed (Photo credit: Getty) Washington D.C, May 15: According to a recent study, ‘early term’ infants are less likely to be breastfed than full-term infants within the first hour and at one month after birth. The study also found that the early-term infants had lower exclusive breastfeeding and lower breastfeeding intensity during the first 72… Read More »