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Racial Disparities Seen for Insurance Coverage Around Time of Pregnancy

Spanish-speaking Hispanic women had the lowest rates of steady insurance

Unemployed Workers Less Likely to Be Uninsured Post-ACA

Following implementation of ACA, insurance rates decreased more in states with Medicaid expansion

Low Vitamin D May Reduce Mobility After Hip Fracture Surgery

Rates of walking at 30 days higher for those with 25(OH)D levels ≥12 ng/mL versus <12 ng/mL

Polypharmacy Ups Postchemo Hospitalization Risk in Seniors

Findings seen in older patients with prostate, breast, and lung cancers

March 2020 Briefing – OBGYN & Women’s Health

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in OBGYN & Women's Health for March 2020. This roundup...

Doctors, Hospitals, Pharmacies Warned Not to Stockpile Meds

Professional societies issue stern warning not to inappropriately prescribe meds for COVID-19

Exclusive Breastfeeding for First Three Months May Cut Allergy Risk

Findings show lower risk for respiratory allergies and asthma at age 6 years

ENDO: Thyroid Hormone Use May Up Mortality Risk in Older Adults

Increased risk for death seen for visits on LT4 versus those with isolated elevated TSH who were untreated

Postpartum Psych Disorders Lower Odds of Subsequent Children

Reduction in rate of having second live birth disappears if the first child dies

U.S. Army Opens Field Hospital in New York City

Field hospital in Manhattan meant to handle non-COVID-19 patients to free up space in city hospitals