From MedPage Today:
- Extra Weight Good for Type 2 Diabetes Patients? Overweight patients with type 2 diabetes were less likely to die in a decade-long study than otherwise similar normal-weight patients.
- CMS Touts Pioneer ACO Results. The “Pioneer Model” of an accountable care organization (ACO) saved Medicare about $385 million in its first 2 years, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
- Most Football Concussions Happen in Practice. High school and college football players suffer more concussions during practices than during games.
- Frequent Aspirin Use Tied to Lower Cervical Ca Risk. Frequent use of aspirin almost halved the risk of women developing cervical cancer compared with less frequent use.