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AHIP’s Project Link to collect best practices on social barriers

America’s Health Insurance Plans is starting an initiative intended to gather and enable the sharing of approaches that address social determinants of health. The organization says its efforts will aim to bring together proven approaches for how to effectively address social barriers to health and long term well-being. AHIP announced the program, called Project Link,… Read More »

Bacon, ham, red meat link to bowel cancer

Even moderate amounts of ham, bacon and and red meat are linked to bowel cancer, experts have warned. People who stick to guidelines from Britain’s National Health Service on red and processed meat consumption still increase their risk of bowel cancer by a fifth compared with those who eat very small amounts, a study part-funded… Read More »

Alzheimer's bacterial link reiterates the importance of our microbiome

A bacterium seems to cause Alzheimer’s as well as gum disease, hinting that our microbial denizens may be involved in many diseases we thought weren’t infectious A. Dowsett, Public Health England/Science Photo Library THE suggestion that a bacterium behind gum disease could be the long-elusive cause of Alzheimer’s is an early contender for most astounding… Read More »