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Longer Rx for Birth Control Pills a Smart Idea for Female Vets: Study

FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 — Giving U.S. female military veterans a year’s supply of birth control pills would reduce their risk of unwanted pregnancies and lower health care costs, a new study finds. The researchers also found that the health care cost savings would more than outweigh the expense of providing birth control pills in… Read More »

High Intensity Exercise Best for Heart Health (STUDY)

A study shows that high intensity workouts are more beneficial compared to traditional endurance exercise for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is a major reason for mortality worldwide and its risk factors begin in childhood. This study looks at the effects of intense, brief exercise in comparison to traditional endurance exercise on cardiovascular… Read More »

Asthma Patients Are Skipping Doses Due to High Cost, Finds Study

Representational Image (Photo Credits: PTI) Sydney, June 16: Out-of-pocket costs are preventing many people from taking vital asthma medication, says a new study, calling for urgent interventions to promote discussions between patients and doctors about the cost of medicines to treat asthma. The most commonly prescribed preventer treatments for asthma contain inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) which,… Read More »