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Report Predicts ACA's Survival, Lower Costs for Minorities

Not only does it assume the Affordable Care Act will survive, a new report from the Urban Institute also predicts that uninsured rates among minorities will drop significantly by 2016, and the differences in uninsured rates between whites and other groups will also fall.

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Phone Follow-ups Don't Affect Diabetes Med Adherence

A report funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality finds that patients with diabetes did not improve their medication compliance after a phone call from a diabetes educator or pharmacist.

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Good News on Teen Drug Use

Even use of marijuana, which is often thought of as the drug of choice for teens, did not increase (though it did not decline either).

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Report Examnes Impact of Health Profession Grant Program

A report by the Administration for Children and Families looks at the impact of the Health Profession Opportunity Grant program. HPOG has long been subject to efforts to reduce or eliminate funding, but often manages to survive.

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Information Available on Teen Health

The Office of Adolescent Health releases a number of fact sheets that provide information on state and national roundups of adolescent health and behavior.

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Feds Report Fewer Hospital Complications

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality issues a new report that shows that the rate of hospital-acquired conditions fell by 17% from 2010 to 2013, saving more than $12  billion and reducing the number of adverse conditions by 50,000 patients. The report is available at http://www.ahrq.gov/p...

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Two Reports Examine Youth-Related Health Issues

Two new reports examine health and other support vital to the well-being of adolescents and young adults. These include: Institute of Medicine's "Investing in the Health and Well-Being of Young Adults," which examines specific health issues that young adults face and the actions progr...

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Guide Offers Help on Healthg Info Exchange

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality issues a guide on how to evaluate health information exchange projects and their impact on health services.

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Report Looks at Health Inequities Among Gay Men

The Trust for America’s Health releases strategies community organizations can use to mitigate the social determinants of health inequities among gay men.

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Successful Health Insurance Outreach Ideas

The University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center issues a new report providing best practices for rural hospitals to use in health insurance outreach and enrollment efforts. The guide is based on based on interviews with administrators, staff and community representatives at eleven small rur...

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