Archive: 8/01/2008

Sub-Saharan Africa: the population emergency

Sub-Saharan Africa has been experiencing phenomenal population growth since the beginning of the XXth Century, following several centuries of population stagnation attributable to the slave trade and colonization. The region’s ...

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Higher Medicare spending yields mixed bag for patients

Many recent studies have found that Medicare spending across the country varies greatly. But despite these spending differences, aggregate health outcomes tend to be the same no matter which region a person lives in. Because ...

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Study proves the co-pay connection in chronic disease

As 2008 begins, millions of Americans are having to dig deeper into their own pockets every time they refill a prescription or see a doctor. The reason? Higher co-payments that took effect January 1, as employers try to deal ...

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