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After California surprise billing law, fewer specialty services were out-of-network

Dive Brief: After a surprise billing ban went into effect in California, the share of services delivered out-of-network by affected specialties declined by 17%, according to a new analysis by the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy. The drop was primarily focused in the third quarter of 2017, immediately after the law was implemented. The… Read More »

Acne can be a problem even long after you leave your teen years – Reading Eagle

Written by Grace Gallagher Like unreciprocated crushes and embarrassing moments from third grade, acne is one of those things you expect to magically forget about when you enter adulthood. But — not-so-spoiler alert — acne doesn’t just go away one day, never to be seen again. While I vividly remember how I envied the clear-faced… Read More »

Big falls in new HIV cases in France after achievement of two UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets

Expanding antiretroviral treatment to cover all people with HIV and reaching the second and third of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets have resulted in big falls in the proportion of people in France diagnosed with primary or recent HIV infection, investigators report in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Between 2013 and 2017, the proportion of newly diagnosed people… Read More »

'Fussy eater' (17) left blind and deaf after diet of chips, sausages and crisps

A teenager has been left blind and partially deaf after living off a diet of chips, sausages and crisps. The British 17-year-old’s diet was so bad he suffered from a condition normally only seen in malnourished third-world children. Researchers from Bristol Eye Hospital have published a report into the boy’s case, which believed to be the first… Read More »