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Guidelines Detail How to Manage Aneurysms of Visceral Arteries

Guidelines inform diagnosis, treatment options, screening, and follow-up of visceral aneurysms

Guidance Helps Doctors Optimize Telemedicine for Seniors

Physicians should be mindful of cues that patient may not hear or understand and repeat or rephrase

Expanding Medicaid in Holdout States Could Insure 3.9 Million

Given the increase in uninsured due to COVID-19-related unemployment, this estimate is likely low

Life Expectancy 78.60 Years for U.S. Population for 2009-2011

Highest life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women, non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic men

Life Expectancy 78.60 Years for U.S. Population for 2009-2011

Highest life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women, non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic men

Overscreening for Cancer Common Among Older Adults

Findings seen across cancer types, particularly for women living in U.S. metropolitan areas

ASCRS Updates Guidelines on Surgery for Crohn Disease

Surgery may be considered for those with inadequate response to, nonadherence with medical therapy

CDC: More American Indian, Alaska Natives in Fair, Poor Health

18.9 percent of AIAN adults have a disability in large MSAs versus 12.9 percent in rural areas

Gastric Cancer Incidence in Those ≥50 Differs by Race/Ethnicity

Incidence of noncardia gastric adenocarcinoma higher in nonwhites than in non-Hispanic whites

Health Plans Not Implementing Prior Authorization Reforms

Findings based on American Medical Association survey of practicing physicians' experiences