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340B found to have minimal effect on pricing, countering notion that it’s a driver of healthcare spending

The 340B drug discount program has been a source of controversy, with the pharmaceutical industry claiming that it’s one of the main drivers of rising healthcare spending. But a study from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission challenges that assertion, finding that its effect on cost sharing for patients is minimal. For hospitals participating in 340B,… Read More »

Link found between chronic headache and back pain – Medical News Today

A review of 14 studies found that people with persistent headache or back pain were twice as likely to experience the other disorder as well. New research finds a strong association between headaches and lower back pain. Chronic headaches and persistent back pain are both debilitating conditions. New findings suggest a link between the two,… Read More »

Quarter of over-50s found to be low in vital ‘sunshine’ vitamin

Research: Vitamin D is present in a number of foods, including fish and eggs Quarter of over-50s found to be low in vital ‘sunshine’ vitamin Independent.ie Lack of exercise is linked to one in four adults over 50 being deficient in vitamin D which is needed to help keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/quarter-of-over50s-found-to-be-low-in-vital-sunshine-vitamin-38218197.html… Read More »

Think you don’t like sport? You just haven’t found the right one yet

If you look a little harder, you might find that there’s a more unusual activity out there that might be just the thing to keep you fit while having fun at the same time. We chatted to some trailblazing women who’ve found their niche in some truly unusual activities… Val Nicosia She’s known as ‘Valdemort’… Read More »

How I found light at the end of the very dark tunnel that acne plunged me into – The Guardian

Opinion Acne Simon Troeth The condition and its after-effects have shaped my character in ways I’m only now beginning to understand. Mostly positive It’s usually special and a bit thrilling to be told that you’re one in 200,000. But when I turned 17 and my cystic acne hit like a category 5 cyclone, I felt… Read More »

'I found out by accident that I had a rare cancer' – GAA coach who believes in living the best life he can

Tom says he lives in the now and has a great quality of life at the age of 72. Pic: Liam Burke/Press 22 ‘I found out by accident that I had a rare cancer’ – GAA coach who believes in living the best life he can Independent.ie Tom O’Donoghue will tell you that he’s “one… Read More »