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As many as 1 in 50 US children have a diagnosis of autism, for which treatment and therapy can reach up to $2.3 million per lifetime, Reuters reports. Starting in January, however, many employers with self-funded plans, including J.P. Morgan, intend to chip in to cover Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), an...
About 50% of adults take a multivitamin every day but a new editorial column in Annals of Internal Medicine quotes physicians in saying that people may actually be wasting their money on these supplements, The New York Times reports. The authors claim that “for healthy Americans worried about chronic...
According to the 24th America’s Health Rankings for the year 2013, Americans have made significant improvements in obesity and inactivity rates, The Washington Post reports. The study, conducted by the United Health Foundation found that Hawaii has become the United States’ healthiest state,...