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8 common men’s health issues to watch out for

Some men struggle to look after their mental and physical health, which may cause them to skip checkups and screenings that can ensure they live long, healthy lives. Men who don’t take the health of their mind and body seriously may develop serious health issues. The “medical gender gap” and its consequences are real, according to… Read More »

Health officials warn over melanoma as summer heats up: How to prevent deadly skin cancer

New York health officials issued warnings on melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer, over social media Wednesday as residents take to the outdoors under the summer sun. “Skin cancer most often develops on skin exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation (rays), but skin cancer can occur anywhere on the body,” according to the… Read More »

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Becerra Urges Congress to Expand Medicare, Address Rx Prices

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. You can also listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Pocket Casts or wherever you listen to podcasts. The Biden administration stands ready to work with Congress to address drug prices and expand Medicare, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said in a wide-ranging… Read More »

Stress and Burnout Still Plague Front-Line Health Care Workers as Pandemic Eases

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Delta Variant F.A.Q.s Vaccination Rate Maps Dr. Terrence Coulter, a critical care specialist at CoxHealth in Springfield, Mo. “The country has started the end zone dance before we cross the goal line,” he said.Credit…Neeta Satam for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index Frontline… Read More »

CMS unveils new ESRD payment model in health equity push

Dive Brief: The Biden administration on Thursday unveiled a new value-based payment model seeking to reduce health disparities in end-stage renal disease. The model is part of CMS’ proposed ESRD prospective payment system rule, and would modify the current ESRD Treatment Choices Model’s benchmarking and scoring methodology to try to incentivize dialysis providers to lower… Read More »