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A new study has found that more than one-third of US healthcare costs have gone to the administration. Researchers found that an average American spent nearly $2,500 a year to useless bureaucracy in 2017, which is four times higher than Canada’s per-capita administrative healthcare costs.
A new study has found that veterans who have Gulf War Illness had measurable physiological changes in their brains. The study also found that patients with the illness had significant changes in some parts of the brain associated with pain, emotion, cognition, body movements, and motor control.
Trump administration announced that it would ban all flavored e-cigarette and vaping products, except menthol and tobacco flavors. On Tuesday, President Trump announced that his administration would announce the ban shortly in order to combat the ongoing vaping epidemic.
Austin Public Health reported the first case of measles since 1999, warning people to seek medical help if they experience any symptoms of the infectious disease. Health officials mentioned a few locations with time frames that may have been exposed due to the infected person.
The Scientific Advisory of the American Heart Association (AHA) has found that there is no association between dietary cholesterol and cardiovascular risk. The authors of the paper said explained the recent dietary guidelines for reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health have predicted that more than half of the adult US population will have obesity and a quarter will have severe obesity by 2030. The researchers analyzed the self-reported BMI of more than 6.2 million people from 1993 to 2016.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a set of new autism guidelines after almost 12 years, urging doctors to diagnose and treat the condition as early as possible for better clinical outcomes. The new guidelines advise clinicians to check children for early signs and refer them for treatment.