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Healthcare Costs Set to Increase in 2023

Employers will be searching for initiatives to control benefit costs as healthcare costs are set to increase an estimated 7 percent in 2023.
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10 of the Most Common Type of Blood Tests

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Blood tests are one of the most common, and useful, procedures that healthcare providers use to monitor our health.
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COVID-19 Pandemic Reaches 3-Year Mark: How U.S. Efforts Stack Up

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As we celebrate the coming of a new year with 2023 on the horizon, there is a darker milestone coming up as the COVID-19 pandemic reaches it...
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Importance of Taking Antibiotics within Recommended Doctor Practices

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Antibiotics have often been called a modern miracle for good reason as some argue that in a world without effective antibiotics, global life...
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Actions to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial Resistance
While it will take decades to unpack all the side effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic, researchers already know it is responsible for a ...
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CDC Flu Season Guide for Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities

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Americans are spreading more than holiday cheer this winter as the flu and other respiratory viruses are increasing across the country.
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Autoimmune Diseases and Genetic Testing

Autoimmune Disease
Recent advances in genetic testing, specifically genome-wide association studies (GWAS), are helping medical researchers to develop better s...
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The Role of Genetic Testing and Kidney Disease

Genetic Disease
Even though kidney diseases are a leading cause of death in the United States, approximately 90 percent of the estimated 37 million American...
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Reliable PCR Testing Demand Rises as Common but Dangerous RSV Surges

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RSV, the common but surprisingly dangerous respiratory virus, is surging across the country, threatening vulnerable populations that include...
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Traditional Culture Tests vs. PCR Tests

PCR Testing
Traditional culture tests have been around since the birth of microbiology in the 19th century, but innovations in molecular methods such as...
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