Public Health

Researchers recommend attacking loneliness to lower seniors' costs, doctor visits


More aggressive interventions with lonely elders may significantly decrease physician visits and healthcare costs, authors of a recent study conclude.

Low wages means higher BP, study says


Low-wage workers have a greater risk for hypertension than workers with higher wages, University of California-Davis investigators have discovered.

CMS announces Innovation Center advisors

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced its 73 new "innovation advisers" on Tuesday. They will work with the CMS Innovation Center to improve care delivery to Medicare beneficiaries.