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Medicaid Expansion Buffered Health Coverage Loss During Pandemic

Workers who lived in Medicaid expansion states were 5.4 percent more likely to enroll in Medicaid after job loss during pandemic

Disparities in Life Expectancy by Race, Ethnicity, County Persist

In the U.S., increases in life expectancy were seen for Black, API, Latino, White populations, but no change seen for AIAN

Higher Dairy Intake May Up Risk for Prostate Cancer

However, association does not hold for nondairy calcium intake

Hospital Interns Spend Only 13.4 Percent of Time in Patient Rooms

Real-time locating systems may be used to improve the training experience, authors say

Testosterone Therapy for Hypogonadism Not Tied to Increased CV Risk

No evidence of increase seen for short- to medium-term cardiovascular risk, but data lacking regarding long-term safety

Half of Hospitals Have Implemented No Price Transparency

Only 5.7 percent of hospitals meet both requirements -- a machine-readable file for required price types and an accessible display for at least 300 shoppable items

New Drug Launch Prices Increasing Exponentially Each Year

Findings among newly marketed brand-name prescription drugs launched in 2008 to 2021

ADT + Pelvic Lymph Node Radiation Improves Prostate Cancer Outcomes

Five-year freedom from progression rate higher for those receiving short-term ADT and PLNRT in addition to salvage PBRT

Actions Against Physician Licenses Due to Substance Use Down

However, despite declines from 2004 to 2020, substance use-related actions remain much higher than actions for physical, psychological impairment

AE Risk Examined for Abiraterone, Enzalutamide in Prostate Cancer

Risk for metabolic or cardiovascular adverse events increased for men receiving abiraterone or enzalutamide for advanced disease