Welcome to our Weekly Roundup, bringing you a compilation of articles we’ve come across recently to help you stay up to date on some of the latest healthcare news.
This week’s edition includes stories about research sponsored by the sugar industry, the disparity between states’ Medicaid expansion and Great Britain’s efforts to treat loneliness as a public health concern.
The conversation surrounding the disclosure of presidential candidates’ “full medical records” is a reminder that collecting a person’s comprehensive medical history is easier said than done.
The ObamaCare exchanges continue to struggle, and it’s possible that a significant bailout for insurers is on the horizon.
Papers published by the Journal of the American Medical Association reveal the sugar industry manipulated research in the 1960s and 70s that downplayed the role of sucrose in coronary heart disease.
Data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows Medicaid expansion lags in southern states, and the uninsured rate gap is widening.
- Great Britain is treating the “epidemic of loneliness” as a public health issue, supported by evidence linking it to functional and cognitive decline, depression and premature death.