The use of electronic health records at primary care clinics is associated with a decrease in ED visits and hospitalizations among patients with diabetes, according to a new study in JAMA.
A new federal study suggests that nearly one-quarter of all deaths related to heart disease and stroke annually could be prevented by expanding prevention efforts and treatment options.
Obese patients are more likely to develop diabetes and heart disease, but their weight may not be the culprit: A new study suggests that the increased risk has more to do with their inflammation levels.
An increasing number of hospitals are implementing policies aimed at ensuring equality in the treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender patients and employees, according to a report released this month.
Researchers have called for sweeping changes to cancer detection and treatment that would alter cancer terminology by eliminating the word "cancer" from many common diagnoses, according to recommendations published Monday in JAMA.