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2009-06-24 15:32:45

A new study suggests that a drop in colorectal cancer incidence seen nationwide has not occurred among people living in poorer communities, and suggests that barriers to health care may be to blame.

2009-05-27 07:59:25

Increasing costs a growing factor in decision-making for patients, physicians, society.

2009-02-03 22:16:12

The president of the American College of Physicians says the state of healthcare in the United States is poor. Dr. Jeffrey P.

2008-12-18 04:20:00

DALLAS, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The one expenditure that a lot of people assume they have little or no control over is health care costs.

2008-12-15 13:40:00

A new report from the American Cancer Society says despite unprecedented progress in reducing incidence and death rates from colorectal cancer, the gap between blacks and whites continues to grow.

2008-11-21 12:06:03

A British study suggests as many as 11,000 people in Britain die of unnecessarily of cancer each year because it takes too long for them to be diagnosed. Cancer Research UK said cancer survival rates are lower in Britain than in some other European countries because of patients wait too long to see a doctor and doctors wait too long to refer the patients for treatment. The report, presented Friday at the group's launch of the National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative, compared...

2008-10-09 09:00:10

By Lynne Wilde II Deseret News In a report released Tuesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Committee to Build a Healthier America, Utah children fared well in one category and not as well in another.

2008-10-06 15:00:07

A new report presents a shockingly dismal picture of the health conditions in Washington County.

2008-09-24 09:00:49

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