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Reducing HIV’s Spread and Stigma with Universal Screening in the ED

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An estimated 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV, and 1 in 7 are not aware they have it. Diagnosing HIV early can add years to patients’ lives and prevent further spread, but fear of stigma can prevent people from getting tested. Valleywise Health, a county hospital in Phoenix, Arizona began routine testing for all … Continue reading “Reducing HIV’s Spread and Stigma with Universal Screening in the ED”

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Despite Insurance Coverage, At-Risk People Not Getting Life-Saving Lung Cancer Screenings

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that patients eligible for lung cancer screening receive a low-dose CT scan to screen for lung cancer each year. Our study includes 381,849 patients eligible for lung cancer screening per USPSTF guidelines who have insurance coverage for a CT lung cancer...

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