Tag Archives: U.S.

Nearly Half of U.S. Patients Keep Vital Secrets From Their Doctors

THURSDAY, Aug. 15, 2019 — Nearly half of U.S. patients don’t tell their physicians about potentially life-threatening risks such as domestic violence, sexual assault, depression or thoughts of suicide, a new study finds. “For physicians to achieve your best health, they need to know what you are struggling with,” said study senior author Angela Fagerlin.… Read More »

Viewpoints: Cheaper Drug Imports From Canada Would Be Wonderful But Are Just Another Fantasy; U.S. Needs To Wake Up To Concerns About The Ebola Outbreak

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. Los Angeles Times: Trump Comes To His Senses On Prescription Drug Imports President Trump would prefer that you think he’s working tirelessly to protect Americans from soaring drug prices. His administration announced this week it wants to create a system that allows people to… Read More »

U.S. Conference on AIDS to Address Trump’s HIV Plan for America

In a year that saw the introduction of President Trump’s “Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America,” it is only fitting that the United States Conference on AIDS (USCA), held at a different city each year, will take place in Washington, DC, and focus on the structure, implementation and feasibility of Trump’s federal initiative.… Read More »

Trump administration pushes U.S. at-home kidney care, transplant availability

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday set goals to move more kidney disease treatment into patients’ homes and increase transplants while reducing the U.S. reliance on more costly dialysis clinics. President Donald Trump signed an executive order underscoring these goals, and the U.S. health agency said it would test new payment structures,… Read More »

Jail Using Medicine to Help Inmates Addicted to Drugs – U.S. News & World Report

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Jail Using Medicine to Help Inmates Addicted to Drugs  U.S. News & World Report CINCINNATI (AP) — The “dope boys” hang out near the jail awaiting newly freed inmates with addiction. They’ll hand you a free sample to get you back. "Medicine|Pharmacology" – Google News