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Why Health IT?   Health information technology (Health IT) makes it possible for health care providers to better manage patient care through secure use and sharing of health information - e...

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Healthcare (health-care) is broadly defined as any care, service, or supply related to the physical or mental health and well-being of an individual through the services offered by the medical and a...

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Atopic Dermatitis

The increasing prevalence of allergy is a major health issue. Often manifested as atopic dermatitis in early childhood, allergies can progress to allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and severe allergic ast...

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More than a quarter of U. S. adults, roughly 9 percent of U. S. youth use tobacco

More than 1 in 4 adults and nearly 1 in 10 youth use tobacco, according to findings from the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study. The study is a uniquely large, nationally represe...

The harmful effects of the aging Asian population on the economy

(University of Kent) A study from the University of Kent has found that an increase in Asian elderly population share will significantly lower economic growth due to decreased labor participation in t...

Medicaid expansions improved preventive care, but study finds Americans want changes to ACA

Due to insurance expansions of the Affordable Care Act, Americans were more likely to undertake preventive care, according to data published in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. However, a re...

DTC Genetic Testing Has Minimal Impact on Health Behaviors

Individuals who received direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing results that showed an elevated cancer risk were not likely to change health or screening behaviors. Medscape Medical News

Addressing stigma, coping behaviors and mechanisms in persons living with HIV could lead to better health outcomes

Investigators from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have developed a new conceptual framework highlighting how unique dimensions of individual-level HIV-related stigma might affect the health o...

Pursuant Health (Solo Health) Nabs $12.8M to Expand Population Health Platform

Health kiosk company Pursuant Health formerly known as Solo Health has raised $12.8 million in Series A funding to expand its population health platform through new channels. These channel expansions...

CareSkore Unveils Population Health Management as a Service App (PHMaaS )

CareSkore, a provider of end-to-end personalized population health management, announced today the release of its Population Health Management as a ServiceTM (PHMaaSTM), providing direct access to its...

Population Health Offers Three Critical Lessons For The Future Of Our Country, Part 2

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South Asian Health. From Research to Practice and Policy: An Overview.

The US South Asian population has grown tremendously, and is now over 2.5 million. South Asians often face tremendous cultural, socioeconomic, linguistic and structural obstacles to good health, and f...

Employee Health Behaviors, Self-Reported Health Status, and Association With Absenteeism: Comparison With the General Population.

To perform a comparison between health behaviors and health status of employees with those of the general population, to evaluate the association between employee health behaviors, health status, and ...

Selected Health Conditions Among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Adults: United States, 2014.

Although the Asian or Pacific Islander federal race category was split into two in 1997 (1), few reliable health statistics are available for the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) population...

Differences in alcohol use patterns between adolescent Asian American ethnic groups: Representative estimates from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2002-2013.

Studies have suggested that alcohol use prevalence is increasing among Asian American adolescents and there may be significant differences between specific adolescent Asian American ethnicities.

Predictors and Barriers to Hepatitis B Screening in a Midwest Suburban Asian Population.

Despite guidelines recommending hepatitis B virus (HBV) screening among the Asian population, not all Asians are screened. We assessed barriers to and factors predicting HBV screening in Michigan. Adu...

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