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Study shows that whites cause more pollution resulting in national crisis

Black and Hispanic United States citizens are exposed to more air pollution that is caused by the consumer habits of their white counterparts, a study demonstrates. The findings of the study are referred to as “pollution inequity” and reflects 131,000 premature deaths each year, making it the biggest environmental health risk factor in the country.… Read More »

Co-use of Cannabis, Tobacco Linked to Poorer Functioning Among Young Adults: Study

Image used for representational purpose only (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Washington DC, April 30: As cannabis is being legalised in more and more jurisdictions, more than a third of young adults report using both cannabis and tobacco or nicotine products, providing a unique challenge to public health officials, a recent study suggests. As part of the… Read More »

Narrow networks in Medicare Advantage plans refuted in new study

The share of Medicare Advantage primary care physician plans with broad networks has increased and enrollment in these plans is growing even more, according to analysis published this month in Health Affairs. The study, which claims to be the first longitudinal and national analysis of MA primary care physician networks, used a claims-based method for… Read More »