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Expanding Medicaid to all states could reduce the number of uninsured by 28 percent based on pre-COVID-19 data

Expanding Medicaid in Holdout States Could Insure 3.9 Million

Given the increase in uninsured due to COVID-19-related unemployment, this estimate is likely low
Life expectancy for 2009 to 2011 was 78.60 years for the total U.S. population

Life Expectancy 78.60 Years for U.S. Population for 2009-2011

Highest life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women, non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic men
Highest life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women

Life Expectancy 78.60 Years for U.S. Population for 2009-2011

Highest life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women, non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic men
Physicians say prior authorization continues to interfere with patient care and can lead to adverse clinical consequences

Health Plans Not Implementing Prior Authorization Reforms

Findings based on American Medical Association survey of practicing physicians' experiences
World Trade Center (WTC) responders with cognitive impairment have reductions in cortical thickness

WTC Responders With Impaired Cognition Have Brain Changes

Another study IDs plasma proteins associated with PTSD, MCI, both in World Trade Center responders
Repetitive negative thinking may be associated with increased Alzheimer disease risk

Long-Term Negative Thinking Tied to Alzheimer Risk

Association seen between negative thinking, cognitive decline, neuroimaging markers
Treatment with vitamin D3 versus placebo does not result in a significant difference in the incidence and recurrence of depression or clinically relevant depressive symptoms or in a change in mood scores among adults aged 50 years or older without clinically relevant depressive symptoms

Vitamin D3 Does Not Reduce Depression Incidence, Recurrence

Incidence and recurrence of depression, change in mood scores did not differ from placebo for adults ≥50
President Donald Trump signed an order on Monday that will broaden the role of telehealth for Medicare patients

President Says Medicare Should Expand Telehealth Services

Medicare has already expanded its coverage for telehealth due to the COVID-19 pandemic
The effect of gender is still largely ignored in scientific studies

Most Studies Still Fail to Analyze Data by Sex

However, women are significantly better represented in clinical trials
Early-life adversity is associated with accelerated biological aging

Early-Life Adversity Associated With Accelerated Biological Aging

Links vary by adversity type; threat-related early-life adversity tied to accelerated pubertal development