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New study confirms stroke patients are significantly delaying treatment amid COVID-19 pandemic

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New study confirms stroke patients are significantly delaying treatment amid COVID-19 pandemic New study confirms stroke patients are significantly delaying treatment amid COVID-19 pandemic A blood clot forming in the carotid artery. Credit: copyright American Heart Association New research published today in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery (JNIS) shows ischemic …

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    Early informed lung cancer patients have greater survival rates

    Early informed lung cancer patients have greater survival rates

    Early informed lung cancer patients have greater survival rates Early informed lung cancer patients have greater survival rates (HealthDay)—Lung cancer patients who are given the opportunity to be informed of their diagnosis have a longer median survival time, according to a study published in the May issue of Psycho-Oncology. Tong …

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      No-deductible preventive drugs lower costs, increase medication use for low-income diabetes patients

      No-deductible preventive drugs lower costs, increase medication use for low-income diabetes patients

      No-deductible preventive drugs lower costs, increase medication use for low-income diabetes patients No-deductible preventive drugs lower costs, increase medication use for low-income diabetes patients For patients with diabetes — especially those with lower incomes — preventive drug lists (PDLs) of essential medications available with no deductible can reduce out-of-pocket costs …

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        Follow-up treatments after opioid overdose rare among insured patients

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        Follow-up treatments after opioid overdose rare among insured patients Follow-up treatments after opioid overdose rare among insured patients Credit: CC0 Public Domain The majority of commercially insured patients who visited the emergency department (ED) for an opioid overdose didn’t receive the timely follow-up care known to help prevent a future …

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