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Racial and ethnic disparities in health care in the United States have confounded experts for decades. An important reason for this is that the problems are multifactorial, with challenges ranging from residential segregation … Read moreNational Collaborative for Health Equity aims to level the playing field
There exist individual- and country-level health inequalities among patients with spondyloarthritis, with women and less educated people experiencing worse disease activity and physical function, according to data published in the Annals of the … Read moreWomen, less educated face worse SpA disease activity, physical function
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rheumatologists are often less familiar with, and need to better manage, cardiovascular risk factors in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to an expert at the annual Basic and Clinical Immunology … Read moreRheumatologists 'very poor' at managing cardiovascular risk in RA
According to a presentation at the Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, an increase in joint inflammation was seen when patients with knee osteoarthritis walked a golf course; however, for both walking the … Read moreBenefits seen for patients with knee OA who walked golf course, used golf cart
Up to 90 percent of people with psoriatic arthritis have nail involvement. Here’s how to treat or prevent PsA nail problems. The post The 7 Ways Psoriatic Arthritis Can Change Your Nails (and … Read moreThe 7 Ways Psoriatic Arthritis Can Change Your Nails (and What You Can Do to Avoid It)
If you’re among them, you should talk to your doctor about medication and lifestyle changes to lower your BP. The post 46% of All American Have High Blood Pressure, According to New Guidelines … Read more46% of All American Have High Blood Pressure, According to New Guidelines
No matter which type of shoulder arthritis you have, your doctor will recommend shoulder exercises as an important part of your shoulder arthritis treatment plan. The post Shoulder Exercises to Ease Arthritis Pain: … Read moreShoulder Exercises to Ease Arthritis Pain: 6 Daily Exercises to Try
These pain-soothing tips from doctors and fellow patients may help you find new solutions for your arthritis symptoms. The post Arthritis Joint Pain: 18 Ways to Get Relief appeared first on CreakyJoints.
This is reassuring. The post If You Take Biologics for Severe Psoriasis, It Might Prevent Heart Disease, Too appeared first on CreakyJoints.
Following selling its stake in Netsmart for $525 million last year, Allscripts posted a 16% revenue boost for 2018, but its fourth-quarter earnings missed Wall Street expectations.
Over the last decade, travel and wait times for getting healthcare services have been the longest compared to obtaining other professional services like legal, vehicle repair or government services.
One of the big lessons for emergency communications officials everywhere after the errant ballistic missile alert that panicked millions in Hawaii last year? Get better at social media.
There’s some good news when it comes to physician burnout. After climbing for the last six years, a new survey reports the first drop—however modest—in the number of physicians who say they suffer … Read moreFor first time, burnout rate among physicians drops in new survey, now below 45%
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is hitting back at Pennsylvania’s attorney general, saying he does not have the authority to force it into a deal with rival Highmark Health.
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JAMA features a report on the controversy of stem cell treatments for musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders. Stem cell clinics are popular and proliferating as they are largely a cash business and fall outside of … Read moreUnproven But Profitable Stem Cell Clinics
Implementing a treat-to-target approach for the care of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) did not result in an increase in adverse events or resource use, a post-hoc analysis of a randomized trial showed. In an … Read moreTreat-to-Target in RA: No Increase in AEs
In response to the growing opioid crisis, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved the final Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS), designed to reduce the risk of abuse, misuse, … Read moreFDA's Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Finalized
The Annals of Surgery reports on an anlaysis of FDA-mandated postmarket studies, including nearly 100,000 breast implant pprocedures, that showed silicone implants to be associated with higher rates of Sjögren’s syndrome, scleroderma, rheumatoid … Read moreBreast Implant Study: More Worries or Not?