Tag Archives: HealthCare

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »

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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 »

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3 ways blockchain technologies can impact healthcare now

The Internet as we know it today was once a shiny new technology. And like many new shiny technologies, the Internet was misunderstood. Yet what we think to be the Internet—surfing websites, posting messages on Facebook and Googling for answers to arcane questions—is really something called the World Wide Web, a specialized set of services… Read More »

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