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A new study published in PLoS One has found individuals born in later generations may prove to be more unhealthy and difficult to take care of in their late age than their earlier generation counterparts, Bloomberg News reports. Researchers used a National Health survey to compare people born from 1966-1980...

Part 3: Sherry Glied, PhD, on the State of Healthcare

Top 5 Reasons Why Healthcare Reform Hasn’t Clicked

Sherry Glied, PhD, Dean, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University, explains 5 reasons why healthcare has been slow to change. A variety of factors have contributed to this problem including a shift in expenditures and reimbursements, raised expectations of outcomes, and...
A new study published in The Journal of Neuroscience has found that exercise may help prevent vision loss due to macular degeneration, The New York Times' Well blog reports. Researchers exposed two groups of mice, one of which exercised for 1 hour a day and one of which remained mostly stationary, to...