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More Than Half of Antibiotics Prescribed in Advance of Dental Procedures Aren’t Needed

In the United States, dentists dispense 10% of prescriptions for antibiotics. Now, a new study published in JAMA Network Open suggests that these meds are prescribed needlessly 81% of the time, reports the University of Illinois (UIC) at Chicago College of Dentistry. Researchers used a national health care claims database to examine nearly 170,000 antibiotics… Read More »

Healthcare Reform: Where’s The Push For More Innovation? – Forbes

Healthcare demonstrator outside the Republican Party’s annual policy retreat in Philadelphia, U.S., Jan. 26, 2017. (Photographer: Charles Mostoller/Bloomberg © 2017 Bloomberg Finance LP) © 2017 Bloomberg Finance LP A recent NBC/Wall Street Journal poll again demonstrated that health care is the top government priority among voters. So how are our political leaders tackling the question?… Read More »