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Even $10 increase in Medicaid payments helps erase disparities in care access, study says

Dive Brief: Financial incentives can influence who a physician decides to treat and their patients’ overall health, a study from the National Bureau of Economic Research found. Even a slight uptick in Medicaid reimbursement can improve school attendance as well, driving down the rate of chronic absenteeism. The paper estimates that a $ 10 increase… Read More »

Ketamine infusions could treat depression – even in people who suffer from anxiety and addiction

Ketamine infusions could work better than antidepressants for patients with hard-to-treat depression, anxiety and substance abuse Two new studies suggest that ketamine still treats depression in patients that also suffer anxiety and depression  Most traditional antidepressants are not as effective in patients that also have anxiety – which make up some 60 percent of depressed… Read More »

Even among the insured, cost of illness can be devastating, Harvard-backed poll finds

Despite the Affordable Care Act’s much-touted expansion of health coverage in the U.S., a first-ever poll of America’s seriously ill demonstrates that insurance alone isn’t enough to protect against the high cost of care. The poll showed that though 91 percent of respondents had health insurance, 53 percent of those with insurance had trouble paying… Read More »

9 protein myths even smart women believe

‘Too much protein will make you bulky’, ‘you can only get your protein from meat’ – we’ve heard it all, now it’s time to figure out fact from fiction. We asked three top dieticians to reveal whether these ten protein myths are true or false Protein is still a pretty hot topic, protein powder is everywhere and bodybuilders… Read More »