Between 20 and 30 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer will lose their jobs, according to a study published Monday in Health Affairs, endangering their financial security as well as their insurance coverage. But the risk is heavily biased: Poor women are four times more likely to be jobless by the end of treatment than their better-off peers.
Could California adopt universal healthcare for 39 million people? | The Sacramento Bee
Repealing Obamacare, without a replacement system, would hit California particularly hard because the state vigorously embraced it to reduce one of the nation's highest medically uninsured rates.
For Elderly Needing Home Medical Care, Are Nurse Practitioners the Answer? | U.S. News & World Report
Nurse practitioners could meet the growing need for house calls to frail, elderly Americans, but restrictions in some states may get in the way, researchers say.
Despite so many myths about how difficult ramping up patient engagement efforts can be, it is possible and realistic at scale, according to Cleveland Clinic's chief experience officer Adrienne Boissy, MD.
Colleges across the country are failing to keep up with a troubling spike in demand for mental health care — leaving students stuck on waiting lists for weeks, unable to get help.