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Vision loss and poverty correlated

By Andis Robeznieks  |  May 22, 2015

Researchers have found a correlation between poverty and severe vision loss. They also identified the South as having the most poor people with bad vision. Experts say the problem is not because there is a lack of optometrists.

Data Points for May 18, 2015

Data Points for May 18, 2015

By Modern Healrhcare  |  May 16, 2015

Data Points for the week of May 18, 2015, covered the following topics: HIV infection rates, heroin poisoning, mortality among Hispanics with diabetes, physicians with Caribbean medical educations, prescription costs

FDA issues safety alert on new class of Type 2 diabetes drug

By Sabriya Rice  |  May 15, 2015

The FDA is warning that a new class of Type 2 diabetes medications called sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors may lead to a serious, potentially fatal condition in which the body overproduces a chemical called ketone and results in too much acid in the blood.

Mining Twitter to predict ED visits

Mining Twitter to predict ED visits

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 02, 2015

Don't think of it as oversharing. Researchers at the University of Arizona at Tucson and Parkland Hospital in Dallas say health-related tweets qualify as epidemiological data.

Data Points for March 30, 2015

Data Points for March 30, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  March 28, 2015

Data Points for the week of March 30, 2015, covered the following topics: Medicare, Medicaid, cancer, diabetes, data breaches and uncompensated care

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