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PHYSICIAN & WOMEN'S HEALTH NEWS
More US service members in treatment for mental health disorders
About 3.5 percent of U.S. military personnel were in treatment for mental health conditions in 2012 — up from just 1 percent in 2000, a new military study finds.
Primary care docs resist end to Medicaid payment boost
Organizations signed on to a letter seeking an extension of the Patient Protection and ACA's two-year provision equalizing Medicaid and Medicare payments for services.
Making the case for state Medicaid expansion
By Maria Frisch
Medicaid is a joint federal- and state-funded program that provides healthcare for more than 60 million low-income Americans.
In single gene, a path to fight heart attacks
The New York Times
Two major studies by leading research groups identified mutations in a single gene that protect against heart attacks by keeping levels of triglycerides very low for a lifetime.
A world without AIDS for American women
The Huffington Post
Two decades following the CDC case definition of AIDS, it's time to review the progress made in the fight against this disease and underscore what still needs to be done.
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