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Research Roundup: Ethnic Disparities, Heart Health, Postpartum Care And More

Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs. Commonwealth Fund: How ACA Narrowed Racial Ethnic Disparities Access To Health Care The insurance coverage expansion ushered in by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has significantly increased Americans’ ability to get the health care they need since the law’s main provisions… Read More »

Jane Danson health: Actress’ heartbreaking admission ‘I don’t think you ever get over it’

What are the symptoms of a miscarriage? The NHS said: “The main sign of a miscarriage is vaginal bleeding, which may be followed by cramping and pain in your lower abdomen. “If you have vaginal bleeding, contact a GP or your midwife. “Most GPs can refer you to an early pregnancy unit at your local… Read More »

Email breach at Chicago’s Sinai Health System puts data of 12,500 at risk

A data security incident at Chicago-based Sinai Health System may have exposed the personal and health information of about 12,000 patients. In October, data forensic specialists determined that patient information could be at risk after an unknown third party gained unauthorized access to the email accounts of two employees at the four-hospital delivery system. The… Read More »

That puppy in the window could make you sick as a dog, U.S. health agency warns

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Beware of dog, especially the cute puppies in pet store windows, U.S. health officials warn. FILE PHOTO: A French Bulldog puppy yawns at the American Kennel Club (AKC) in New York January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo A bacteria resistant to common antibiotics has sickened 30 people this year, sending four… Read More »