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Do you drink more than most? Online calculator totals up how much alcohol you get through

Are you drinking a dangerous amount? Online calculator tallies how much alcohol you consume compared to the UK average (and what it adds up to in calories) Drinkaware calculator works out how many units a person drinks in a week Compares to the national average based on data from more than 6,000 people Charity faced… Read More »

Facts, Conclusions, and More Questions on the Road to Solving Disparities

By SCOTT COOK, PhD We tested whether new payment mechanisms could be harnessed in health care delivery reform to reduce health and health care disparities. Here’s what we found. First, there were facts that couldn’t be ignored: #1: Children in rural Oregon on Medicaid suffered more health-related dental challenges compared to children with private insurance,… Read More »

Research on clots could make pancreatic cancer more treatable

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — You’re experiencing jaundice, abdominal pain or constipation. And by then, you may be too late. Pancreatic cancer symptoms often arrive after the cancer has already spread, making the disease one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in the U.S. However, a team of researchers believes that targeting how blood clots form and… Read More »