Jan 21, 2020
Payers like Humana and Oscar Health, along with Aetna, represented by its parent company CVS Health, provided updates on how their evolving strategies are reducing health care costs and driving health behaviors. Humana CEO Bruce Broussard said the flurry of payer mergers and acquisitions in the…
Dec 6, 2019
A total of 2,291 patients have been hospitalized for vaping-associated lung injuries in the states, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, and 48 people have died from the condition.
Dec 3, 2019
Achieving the U.S. goal of reducing new HIV infections by 90% over 10 years will require accelerated efforts to diagnose, treat and prevent HIV, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dec 2, 2019
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published today in JAMA Pediatrics reveals that nearly one in five adolescents aged 12-18 years, and one in four young adults aged 19-34 years, are living with prediabetes, a health condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal,…
Nov 19, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today released updated guidance to help health care providers diagnose and treat patients with vaping-associated lung injury.
Nov 15, 2019
The CDC yesterday updated the number of people with confirmed or probable lung injuries associated with electronic cigarette use or vaping products to 2,172 in 49 states.
Nov 15, 2019
A record low 13.7% of U.S. adults smoked cigarettes in 2018, down from 14% in 2017.
Nov 8, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today identified vitamin E acetate as a “potential chemical of concern” in biologic samples from patients with vaping-associated lung injuries.
Nov 6, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved the first test to use next generation sequencing technology to detect HIV drug-resistance mutations in patients taking or about to start antiviral therapy.