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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...

The Diet Disconnect: How Kids’ Eating & Activity Behaviors Stack Up

SOURCE: Nestlé in the U.S. DESCRIPTION:A new publication could help shed some light on how we’re doing When you’re rushing through daily life, it’s hard to find time to check in on the ‘big t...

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

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...

Study explores alarming threat of emerging Asian tobacco companies to global health

There are already one billion tobacco smokers worldwide, and this number is likely to rise further with Asian tobacco companies poised to enter the global market, according to SFU health sciences prof...

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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 ...

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...

Predictors of Bone Mineral Density among Asian Indians in Northern Mississippi: A Pilot Study.

Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disorder characterized by low bone mineral density (BMD) that leads to an increase in bone fragility, causing an individual to be at an increased risk for fractures...

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