Healthcare Data Digest, July 20, 2012
July 20, 2012 Volume II Issue 29

Welcome to this week's Healthcare Data Digest. In case you missed any of this week's headlines in our Twitter news feed, you can view them now:

  1. Stepped Care Results in Meaningful Weight Loss at Lower Cost

  2. Rating Films with Smoking "R" Will Cut Smoking Onset by Teens

  3. Does Patient's Mistrust of Physician Cause Them to Seek Health Information Online?

  4. New Chart: Who's Responsible for Improving Medication Adherence?

  5. Use of Drug-eluting Stents After Angioplasty Has Little Relation to Patients' Reblockage Risk

  6. Moderate Doses of Alcohol Increase Social Bonding in Groups

  7. Adultsí Top 10 Health Concerns for Kids

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