New research reveals one of the top drivers of death in China is getting worse—and the government isn’t yet prepared to stop it. A study published this week in The Lancet paints a stark picture of a public-health crisis, one that highlights systemic problems in the national health-care system and

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Swapping junk food for fruits and vegetables would improve health and save money Imagine Grandma toiling her days away in a factory. That’s the image that came to mind as Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue called for stiffer work requirements for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. With a

Beginning this month, City of Phoenix employees covered by Cigna medical plans have access to a new tool to help lower their risk of chronic type 2 diabetes. Through its commercial partnership with Omada Health, Cigna offers clinically-eligible customers no-cost access to the country’s leading digital Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).

SNOW HILL, Md. – Over a third of residents in Worcester County have diagnosed pre-hypertension, and even more have it and don’t know it.  Because of this, the Worcester County Health Department is partnering with the School of Pharmacy at UMES for a statewide Hypertension and Oral Health initiative. UMES

By Dennis Agbo ENUGU- ON the day the Army medical outreach in the South-East caused panic and commotion, the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, inaugurated its 2017 edition of Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers, HIRD, at Ngwo community in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State. Unlike the suspicion and

As men live longer, more face the challenge of difficult-to-control high blood pressure. Published: November, 2017 Image: © KatarzynaBialasiewicz/Thinkstock High blood pressure, or hypertension, remains a common health issue for a majority of older men. In fact, approximately 54% to 67% of men ages 65 and older suffer from the

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced Monday that it is launching a platform, called the Integrated Health Model Initiative, to bring together healthcare providers and health technology companies around a common data model. According to an AMA press release, the Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI) “fills the national imperative to

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