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17:41 EST 14th December 2017 | BioPortfolio

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Health Tip: Defining Health Literacy

-- Health literacy refers to how well people get access to the health information and services they need, and their ability to make informed decisions based on this access. According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, more than 90 million...


Holt decisions for health blue pdf

Medical Center Pharmacy of Concord, first Choice Services et al. Iowa State Press, think our preconceived notions about who s...

Make Your Real Estate Decisions Healthy Decisions

SOURCE: Delos DESCRIPTION:I can give you the statistics: Healthcare in America is more than 17% of the GDP. 20 diseases account for fully half of America’s health care spend, with diabetes, heart disease and hypertension being three of the top five causes. In the midst of the debate going on in the US about how to pay for healthcare, these are sobering numbers for sure. And yet, what if I told y...


Health care professional's recommendation important factor for chemoprevention decisions

(American Association for Cancer Research) A health care professional's recommendation was the most important factor driving decisions by women at high risk for breast cancer on whether to take selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs).

Big data resources presented at American Public Health Association meeting

(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Although studies and surveys have shown that using information technology to analyze big health datasets and guide public health decisions can improve health equity, the majority of community health center leaders and staff report receiving little to no training in health informatics. Today at the American Public Health Association Annual M...

The Debate On Health Care: The Need For Bipartisanship; The Origin Of The Rage

Opinion writers analyze where Congress turns now on the health law and the factors affecting the political decisions.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. – FDA is carefully evaluating prescription opioid medications approved to treat cough in children

There’s perhaps no more important mandate that we have at the FDA than safeguarding the health and safety of children. For that reason, I believe it’s important that parents and health care providers have the best information available to inform the decisions they make about a child’s health. There are few more common decisions that parents and providers are asked to make than the question o...

New app teaches health and care staff how to improve communication with patients

A new app that teaches health and care staff how to involve patients and those close to them in decisions about a future health emergency launches today via http://www.respectprocess.org.uk/learning

New ResearchKit App Looks at How Genetic Risk Influences Heart Health Decisions

NewsMany health conditions, including coronary artery disease (CAD), are caused by a combination of our environment, behaviors and genes.

CLINICAL JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY (CJASN) ANNOUNCES PATIENT VOICE INITIATIVE

Patient perspectives are often not considered by researchers and health care providers when making decisions that are inevitably going to influence the health and well-being of patients.

ICYMI: New report outlines steps for greater transparency in health care

Last week, The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI) released a new report that outlines steps for greater transparency in health care. The report states that helping consumers make well-informed decisions can lead to higher quality of care, greater patient satisfaction and better use of the nation’s health care resources.

New study finds childhood cancer survivors commonly stay at jobs to keep health insurance

(University of Utah Health) The results of a national cancer survey find a significant number of childhood cancer survivors are worried about keeping their health insurance, to the point of letting it affect their career decisions. The findings were published today in JAMA Oncology.

A Startup Uses Third-Grade Words As The Cure For Confusing Health Plans

Healthcare language is complex. Collective Health replaces strange acronyms and jargon with simple and clear language that it believes will lead people to make smarter decisions about their healthcare.

New System Speeds FDA Import Decisions

By: Douglas Stearn The data is in. A new automated system for determining whether FDA-regulated products can enter the United States is allowing us to make decisions faster and more efficiently. Quick admissibility decisions are critical to commerce, especially when … Continue reading →

One Third of U.S. Adults Have Advance Medical Directives

Nearly 37% of Americans have advance directives for end-of-life care if they become seriously ill or unable to make health care decisions, according to a new analysis of recent research. Reuters Health Information

Over one third of U.S. adults have advanced medical directives

(Reuters Health) - Nearly 37 percent of Americans have advanced directives for end-of-life care if they become seriously ill or unable to make health care decisions, according to a new analysis of recent research.

Mental health problems have significant negative effect on retirement savings

The question of how mental health status affects decisions regarding retirement savings is becoming a pressing issue in the United States.

Mental health linked to retirement savings

The question of how mental health status affects decisions regarding retirement savings is becoming a pressing issue in the United States. Key factors contributing to this issue include the tenuous state of the Social Security system, greater use of defined-contribution pension plans by employers, longer lifespans, and the rise of depression and other mental health issues in older Americans.

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FDA's Nicotine Replacement Standards Review Could Open Door For E-Cigarettes

Latest steps by US FDA targeting tobacco-related health problems are a Nicotine Steering Committee, headed by Commissioner Gottlieb, and a...   

OB/GYN vs PCP: Who Should Handle Sexual Health?

(MedPage Today) -- Ob/gyn and primary care doc treatment decisions may vary

Decisions, Decisions: How to Choose the Best qPCR Probe for Your Experiment

Before we go any further, we have to get some things straightened out: RT-PCR versus qPCR versus RT-qPCR. Sooo confusing, amirite?? They all refer to specific molecular biology assays, but the names are unfortunately used interchangeably, which can be awfully confusing for just about anyone. So without further ado: RT-PCR is short for reverse-transcriptase PCR,… The post Decisions, Decisions...

New initiative aims to improve chances of medicines receiving positive HTA decisions

A unique initiative launched today by muscular dystrophy charity Duchenne UK is set to radically simplify the way necessary evidence is generated for submissions made to health technology appraisals bodies such as the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and the Haute Autorité de Santé.

New research strengthens link between mental health and retirement savings

(Medica Research Institute) The question of how mental health status affects decisions regarding retirement savings is becoming a pressing issue in the United States. Key factors contributing to this issue include the tenuous state of the Social Security system, greater use of defined-contribution pension plans by employers, longer lifespans, and the rise of depression and other mental health issu...

Most older adults prefer to participate in medical decisions

(American Academy of Family Physicians) Although most older Americans prefer to actively participate in making health care decisions, those with four or more chronic conditions are less likely to prefer active decision making. Researchers analyzed a random sample of 2,017 older adults who, with sample weights, represented approximately 33 million Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and older.

The 'Jolie Effect': How Celebrities Influence Our Medical Decisions

According to a new study, Hollywood has a big impact on how we seek treatment for health conditions.


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