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Telehealth use increasing most among non hospital-based providers

Dive Brief: Providers not based in hospitals are rapidly adopting telehealth, reaching about 1% of all claims studied by nonprofit FAIR Health in a recent white paper. In 2018, non hospital-based providers accounted for 84% of all telehealth claims, up from 52% in 2014. Those most likely to use telehealth services were people aged 31… Read More »

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds

More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek out care, according to newly released data. According to information from the Centers for Disease Control’s 2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System compiled by American Addiction Centers, the rate of binge drinking among veterans… Read More »

Cervical Cancer Death Rates Alarmingly High Among Black Women in Alabama

Although cervical cancer is a preventable and highly curable disease, a new report released by Human Rights Watch reveals that Black women in Alabama are dying of this cancer at more than twice the national average, reports The Guardian. Cervical cancer was once a major cause of death for American women, but the advent of… Read More »