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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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    Low-income adults less likely to receive preventive heart disease care

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    Low-income adults less likely to receive preventive heart disease care Low-income adults less likely to receive preventive heart disease care Credit: CC0 Public Domain Low-income adults in the United States were significantly less likely to be screened for cardiovascular disease (CVD) or receive counseling for CVD risk factors, according to …

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      Study pinpoints barriers to preventive care for people at high risk for HIV

      Study pinpoints barriers to preventive care for people at high risk for HIV 1

      Microscopic image of an HIV-infected T cell. Credit: NIAID Many high-risk people eligible for medication to prevent HIV infection face barriers to obtaining a prescription, according to research by University of Massachusetts Amherst psychologist Avy Skolnik. Those barriers include knowledge gaps and attitudinal roadblocks among providers and systems, and the …

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        Training in mental ill-health a determinant of managers’ preventive actions

        Training in mental ill-health a determinant of managers' preventive actions 2

        Monica Bertilsson, Senior Lecturer in Public Health Science at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. Credit: Photo by Cecilia Hedstrom Managers who have received training in mental health issues, and whose workplaces run general information campaigns on mental health, are significantly more likely to work preventively in this area vis-à-vis their …

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