Recovery From Addiction Is a Journey. There’s No One-and-Done Solution.

Jun 06, 2023 at 11:01 am by Staff

  By Bernard J. Wolfson, KFF Health News The atmosphere inside the Allen House is easygoing as residents circulate freely through the hallways, meet in group.... Read More

Will a ‘National Patient Safety Board,’ Modeled After the NTSB, Actually Fly?

Jun 06, 2023 at 01:36 am by Staff

  By Mary Chris Jaklevic, KFF Health News   People concerned about the safety of patients often compare health care to aviation. Why, they ask, can&rsq.... Read More

Mood-Altering Mushroom Sales Bloom Despite Safety Concerns

Jun 06, 2023 at 01:00 am by Staff

  By Sam Ogozalek, Tampa Bay Times, KFF Health News     When a hemp dispensary in this Florida city started to stock edibles with certain mushroom extra.... Read More

Novel surgery helps infant’s esophageal condition

Jun 05, 2023 at 04:59 pm by Staff

  by Jessica Pasley Surgeons at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently performed an innovative surgery to repair a rare esophageal conditi.... Read More

Liquid biopsy test may detect early-stage and low DNA-shedding cancers

Jun 05, 2023 at 04:50 pm by Staff

A liquid biopsy-based multicancer early detection (MCED) test could detect 12 types of cancers, including low DNA-shedding cancers and early-stage cancers, according to data f.... Read More

Study discovers that tumor mutation burden predicts survival outcome

Jun 05, 2023 at 04:18 pm by Staff

By Tom Wilemon The expected course of a patient’s cancer prognosis has traditionally been judged by its type, stage and microscopic aggressiveness, but patients with th.... Read More

ChatGPT tested for clinical decision support

Jun 05, 2023 at 04:14 pm by Staff

  by Paul Govern   A recent study finds promise in the artificial intelligence program ChatGPT for speeding review and improvement of computer system alerts used.... Read More

Mammograms at 40? Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Spark Fresh Debate

May 30, 2023 at 11:40 am by Staff

  By Ronnie Cohen, KFF Health News     While physicians mostly applauded a government-appointed panel’s recommendation that women get routine mam.... Read More

Cardiovascular Disease Is Primed to Kill More Older Adults, Especially Blacks and Hispanics

May 30, 2023 at 11:32 am by Staff

  By Judith Graham, KFF Health News   Cardiovascular disease — the No. 1 cause of death among people 65 and older — is poised to become mor.... Read More

Researchers probe the impact of sex and gender on human health

May 29, 2023 at 06:26 pm by Staff

  By Bill Snyder   Compared to men, women and people who are non-binary, not identifying exclusively as either men or women, have higher rates of prevalent health.... Read More