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One in four adults reportedly skip care due to high costs

One in 4 adults reportedly skip care as a result of excessive prices

Credit: CC0 Public Domain As part of an initiative funded by The John A. Hartford Foundation, FAIR Health conducted a nationwide study comprising two surveys geared toward older patients (adults 65 and older) and family caregivers/care partners. The surveys revealed critical insights into the needs of older adults and their caregivers/care partners concerning healthcare navigation…

Trending Medical and health breaking news U.S. adults support net-risk pediatric research

Trending Medical and well being breaking information U.S. adults assist net-risk pediatric analysis

(HealthDay)—The majority of U.S. adults support net-risk pediatric research posing minimal risk and support pediatric research posing greater risk if it has high social value, according to a study published online Dec. 28 in Pediatrics. Will Schupmann, from the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and colleagues administered a 15-minute survey to…

Trending Medical and health breaking news One in Ten Adults Worldwide Have Diabetes

Trending Medical and well being breaking information One in Ten Adults Worldwide Have Diabetes

Dec. 8, 2021 — One in 10 adults worldwide currently have diabetes, and these numbers are only expected to increase over the coming decades, according to the new International Diabetes Federation’s Diabetes Atlas.Increases have been greatest with adult-onset type 1 diabetes and in youths with type 2 diabetes.The IDF Diabetes Atlas 10th edition was published…