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In a new GHN Commentary, Richard Jackson, chairman and CEO of Jackson Healthcare, writes that Georgia’s medical community needs to take the lead” in solving the opioid problem, partly by taking a less complacent attitude toward the use of painkillers in health care. Those costs eat up 20 percent or more of an average dollar that businesses and individuals spend on health insurance premiums, compared to about 2 percent for Medicare. The World Health Organization estimates three to five million severe cases of influenza worldwide annually with up to 500,000 deaths annually.
Kentucky ranks 45th in overall health rankings for seniors and last in two measures: total health outcomes for seniors and preventable hospitalizations, says United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Senior Report. UK HealthCare and St. Mary’s will make excellent additions to the coalition’s efforts to develop a clinically integrated network of providers to enhance the health status of our communities,” coalition Executive Director Jim Fuzy said in a UK press release.
A 250 mg supplement of EPA—the kind of omega-3 found in sardines and anchovies—reduced the number of pimples in a study published in Lipids in Health and Disease. In fact, a large number of the health problems today’s children face might be decreased, or even prevented, by breastfeeding the infant exclusively for at least the first six months of life. Rising demands from an ageing population and expensive new medical treatments are stretching health service finances to breaking point and something will eventually have to give.