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Higher but not lower doses of vitamin D are effective in fracture risk reduction in older adults

“Taking between 800 IUs and 2,000 IUs of vitamin D per day significantly reduced the risk of most fractures, including hip, wrist and forearm in both men and women age 65 and older,” … 604 more words

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Serious Salt Confusion: New Research On How Much Salt You Should Eat

Three new papers published in the New England Journal of Medicine look at the cardiovascular risks of salt consumption, with some research saying too much salt is bad for the heart and other research saying there’s a sweet spot between too little and too much that is best. 384 more words

the sodium debate is gets salty

while high sodium intake is commonly associated with high blood pressure, or hypertension, a new study published in the new england journal of medicine suggests that low sodium intake leads to higher risk of death or serious events like stroke or heart attack.  285 more words

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An Expert's Perspective: Why Salt Is Not Like Tobacco And Why Guidelines Are Tricky

At the center of this week’s renewed debate on salt was Salim Yusuf, the long influential and often controversial cardiology researcher and clinical trialist based at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. 106 more words

Policy & Ethics

Health Reform and Changes in Health Insurance Coverage in 2014

Health Reform and Changes in Health Insurance Coverage in 2014
Source: New England Journal of Medicine

In this analysis of nationally representative survey data from January 2012 through June 2014, we found a significant decline in the uninsured rate among nonelderly adults that coincided with the initial open-enrollment period under the ACA.

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Medicare And Medicaid

10 Important Firsts of Modern Medicine

If you were asked to imagine an aspect of modern healthcare, there are a number of things you might come up with—an operating theatre, perhaps, or an ambulance with sirens ablaze. 2,360 more words

Humans

Computerized Medical Records Subject To Cyber Attacks

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - More and more hospitals are becoming computerized and the revolutionary changes are great for healthcare but two articles in the… 86 more words

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