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Could prescription vegetables be the future of healthcare?

The authors of a new study conclude that healthful food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid would be more cost-effective after 5 years than preventive drug treatments. As the cost of healthcare rises, could prescription vegetables save money? Medicare and Medicaid are the two largest healthcare programs in the United States. Approximately 57 million people received… Read More »

If You Have These Marks on Your Teeth, You Could Have This Autoimmune Disorder

Those spots may seem insignificant, but health experts say they could be a sign of a severe digestive disorder. Only_NewPhoto/Shutterstock Your mouth is a window into your health, according to the American Dental Association. Two examples are links between gum disease and heart troubles, and poor oral health as a potential early indicator of Alzheimer’s. Now,… Read More »

No-deal Brexit could see ops cancelled, NHS trust says

NHS trusts could “quickly run out of vital medicine” in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the chief executive of a leading hospital group has warned. Dr David Rosser of University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) said that, despite NHS stockpiling, shortages would likely occur due to “unprecedented” distribution challenges. Medicine shortages could lead to some operations… Read More »