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Vegetarians might have higher risk of stroke than meat eaters, study says

However, a new study suggests that vegetarians and vegans may be at a higher risk of stroke than their meat-eating counterparts — although those who don’t eat meat have a lower chance of coronary heart disease, according to the new paper, published in the medical journal the BMJ on Wednesday. “It does seem that the… Read More »

How to live longer: This type of relationship may extend your lifespan reveals new study

Living a long and happy life is largely contingent on the type of lifestyle a person pursues. Humans, particularly in the developed world, have amassed enough data to know what habits will generally take years off their body clock, such as smoking cigarettes and substance abuse. Although avoiding patently unhealthy habits is important, a new… Read More »

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 »