Today's Health News

Today's Health News

Low Physical Function May Up Bone Loss After Hip Fracture

Lower lean body mass also tied to greater bone loss in older adults after hip fracture surgery

HDHPs Up Disparities in Access to Care Among Cancer Survivors

Cost barriers increased for blacks, with 22.8 percent reporting they skipped medications to save money

Roughly 2 Million Americans Buy Prescriptions From Outside the Country

Patient education, stringent quality control measures necessary to ensure safe purchases

Mortality Risk Down With Meeting Recommended Exercise Levels

Larger survival benefits seen for those who engaged in both muscle strengthening, aerobic activity

Medicaid Expansion Linked to Drop in Uninsured With Breast Cancer

Significant reductions in uninsured patients, in advanced-stage disease, especially in African-Americans

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

Multiple Healthy Eating Patterns May Be Able to Lower CVD Risk

Findings seen for four different healthy eating patterns with 30+ years of follow-up

Artificial Intelligence Provides Benefit for Cervical Cancer Screening

Automated dual-stained slide evaluation reduces number of colposcopies versus current standards

Increased Body Weight, Obesity Linked to Dementia Incidence

Central obesity linked to increased dementia incidence compared with noncentral obese women

Model Estimates Herd Immunity Threshold for COVID-19

New model suggests lower herd immunity level than classical model based on homogenous immunization