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Why Don't We Invest More in Public Health?

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG Many, many studies conclude that investing in public health is more effective than...

Medicaid Report Cards Are Out, and Life Isn't About Grades

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG The Trump administration has released Medicaid report cards, which allow citizens and...

The Harms of Marijuana

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG We've talked in the past about the positives of Marijuana use. What are the harms? From...

More Medicaid News, but This Time Its Not All Terrible!

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG This week, Seema Verma announced that the administration would not approve several requests...

Wanna Be Happy? Buy Back as Much Time as You Can Afford.

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG Studies indicate that bickering about the hard work of keeping house, taking care of kids,...

That Big Scary Study about Booze? It’s Not as Scary as You Think

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG There was a big study on alcohol and life expectancy that was all over the news recently....

Medicare Doesn't Cover Dentistry, but It Should

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG This video was adapted from a column Austin Frakt wrote for the Upshot. Links to further...

Stopping the Obamacare Cost-Sharing is Going to Cost a LOT of Money

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG Last year, the Trump administration stopped making cost sharing payments to insurance...

Do Antidepressants Work or What?

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG A huge meta-analysis came out recently looking at how effective antidepressants actually...

Ketamine Can Be a Fast-Acting Antidepressant

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG A recent study looked into ketamine, noted animal sedative and party depressant, as a...

Sorry, but Low-Carb and Low Fat Diets Get Pretty Much the Same Results

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG Have you bought into a low-carb or low-fat diet? Which one is the better answer for people...

COCAINE. It's a Serious Problem Drug, Too

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG The opioid epidemic is certainly terrible. Even as we're plumbing the depths of it, we...

What Does the Microbiome Have to do with Allergies?

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG Allergies and atopic disease are on the rise. Especially food allergies in kids. A HUGE new...

Babies Are Hungry, and They're Going to Pig Out

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG In the United States, there's a lot of worry about babies getting TOO MUCH to eat....