• Low carb diets DO work and are the best way to help slimmers keep weight off, study finds

    29 days ago - By Daily Mail

    A new study from Boston Children's Hospital has found that levels of ghrelin, a hormone that increases appetite, were lower in those on a low-carb diet than a high-carb diet.
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  • Physician-level continuity critical to lower health care costs, hospitalizations

    Physician-level continuity critical to lower health care costs, hospitalizations

    29 days ago - By Healio

    Higher levels of physician-level continuity were strongly associated with lower total health care costs and hospitalizations, even among seriously ill patients, according to findings recently published in Annals of Family Medicine.
    “Despite a variety of definitions and calculations over the last 40 years, little has been done to operationalize continuity as a quality measure linked to policy-relevant outcomes in the United States or other nations,” Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH, practicing family physician and director of the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C.,
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