Millions more seniors now self-identify as healthy, federal data show. But the gains occurred only among those with higher levels of education and income.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
Overly aggressive treatment of blood sugar in older people with diabetes can harm — but a new study finds it’s still common.
Natural disasters can overwhelm busy hospitals for days after storms dissipate. The reason: a wave of medical needs — beyond injuries — from patients without resources.
A new poll finds widespread oral health issues among people in their 50s and early 60s, especially among those who lack dental insurance.
Fatigue, sadness and poor health among the spouses who take care of disabled elders can mean higher Medicare bills for the patients. A Michigan Medicine study examines the connection.
When students of medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and social work carry out patient care via group simulations, a new understanding of one another’s roles results.