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2007 News and Numbers

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Date Title
12/19/2007 Pulmonary Heart Disease Hospitalizations Increase by More than Half
12/12/2007 Hospital Bill Fast Approaching $1 Trillion
12/7/2007 Fifty Percent of Americans Age 50 and Older Have Never Had a Colonoscopy
11/28/2007 Hospitalizations for Children with HIV Drop by Nearly Two Thirds
11/21/2007 One-Third More Insured Workers Required to Meet a Deductible
11/14/2007 Hospitalizations for Patients with Depression on the Increase
11/8/2007 Less Than Half of American Youth Get Yearly Dental Visit
10/31/2007 Medicaid Pays for More Than One-Third of $10 Billion Bill for Drug Abuse Hospitalizations
10/24/2007 MRSA Kills 1 in 20 Hospital Patients Who Have the Infection
10/17/2007 Having a Baby Costs Roughly $7,600
10/10/2007 Hospital Death Rates See Decade Decline
10/3/2007 More than 17 Million Continuously Uninsured; One-Third Are Middle Income
9/27/2007 One in Six Americans Have Never Had Their Cholesterol Checked
9/12/2007 U.S. Adults Spent More on Lipitor® in 2004 than on any Other Drug
9/5/2007 Americans in Poor Communities Are 80 Percent More Likely to Be Hospitalized for Diabetes
8/30/2007 Angioplasties Increasing, Bypass Surgeries Decreasing
8/22/2007 One in Five Adults Take Aspirin Regularly
8/16/2007 Private-Sector Workers and Employers Share the Burden of Health Insurance Costs
8/9/2007 Better Ambulatory Care Could Potentially Avert More Than 4 Million Hospital Stays a Year
8/1/2007 Less Than Half of Americans Are Fully Satisfied With Their Medical Care
7/25/2007 Dramatic Increase in Antibiotic-Resistant Infections in Hospitalized Patients
7/18/2007 Orthopedic Procedures Increase Dramatically in Seven Years
7/11/2007 Uninsured Women More Than Twice as Likely as Women With Private Insurance to Not Have Had a Pap Smear in the Last 3 Years
6/28/2007 Respiratory Ailments Leading Reasons Why ER Doctors Hospitalize Children and Teens
6/18/2007 Diabetes Care for Women Shows Gains
5/30/2007 Teen Births Down in U.S. Hospitals
5/24/2007 Prostate Cancer Hospitalizations Declining
5/16/2007 Drug Spending Increases More Than 2.5 Times in 8 Years
5/9/2007 Progress in Eliminating Gender Disparities in Health Care Quality Is Mixed
4/25/2007 Primary Care Doctors Account for Nearly Half of Physician Visits but Less Than One-Third of Expenses
4/18/2007 Costs for Treating Heart Disease and Cancer Increase Substantially
4/12/2007 More Than 1 Million Hospital Patients Experience Side Effects and Other Problems With Their Medications
4/4/2007 Americans Practicing Heart Disease Prevention—Good News and Bad News
3/28/2007 Psychotherapeutic Drug Spending Surges
3/21/2007 Hospitalization for Serious Head Injuries Rising Again
3/14/2007 Nearly 23 Million Kids Live With Adult Smokers
3/7/2007 Eye Operations Most Common Outpatient Surgical Procedures
2/28/2007 Enrollment in Health Plans With Employer-Paid Premiums Drops by a Third
2/21/2007 Healthy Eating Advice Slim for Children
2/15/2007 Heart and Circulatory Disorders Put More Americans in the Hospital Than Any Other Disease
2/7/2007 For Many Americans: “The Doctor Can't See You Now.”
1/31/2007 Burn Hospitalizations on the Rise
1/24/2007 Cardiovascular Drugs, Four Other Therapeutic Classes of Drugs Dominate the Market
1/17/2007 Hospitalization for Birth Defects: Heart, Circulatory Problems Account for One-Third
1/10/2007 Asthma Sufferers Favor Quick Relief
1/3/2007 Cervical Cancer Admissions Fall by More Than a Third

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