Patients with privacy concerns three times as likely to withhold details from their doctors

Have you ever kept information from a doctor or other health care provider because you were concerned about the privacy or security of your medical record? If so, new research at The Ohio State University College of Medicine finds you’re not alone, and that could have negative implications during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers with CATALYST—the Center for the Advancement of […]

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Layoffs cost 5.4 million americans their health insurance

(HealthDay)—About 5.4 million Americans lost their health insurance after being laid off between February and May due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study shows. The number of adults who lost coverage due to unemployment during those months is higher than the number of those who have ever lost insurance in a single year, The New York Times reported. The […]

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7 in 10 respondents worry poor health will limit their life experiences

Seven in 10 U.S. adults worry poor health will prevent them from doing all the things they’d like to do in life, according to a new survey from the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association. The research was conducted by OnePoll for Know Diabetes by Heart, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association […]

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