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Study shows impact of urgent care centers on nonemergent ED usage

Dive Brief: A new study suggests urgent care centers are impacting the use of emergency departments for minor illnesses and injuries, but only in locations with multiple UCCs. The multistate study by the National Bureau of Economic Research compared nonemergent ED use when UCCs were open and closed. The results showed a 1.4% uptick in… Read More »

Americans are not having enough babies to replace themselves, new study shows

The country’s fertility rate has hit a 30-year low and Americans are not having enough babies to replace themselves, a new National Vital Statistics report published on Thursday has found. The nation’s total fertility rate was 16 percent below the level for a population to replace itself in 2017, the report found, although fertility rates… Read More »

Italian study shows growth in heart and kidney problems in people living with HIV

The closed cohort consisted of individuals who were seen for care both in 2004 and 2014. By definition, each participant was ten years older in 2014, therefore the prevalence of non-communicable diseases would be expected to increase, but not by as much as was observed. It consisted of 1517 people (33% women) with a median… Read More »