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NIH Project Homes In on COVID Racial Disparities

While the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black and Hispanic Americans is no secret, federal officials have launched studies of the disparity that they hope will better prepare the country for the next great epidemic.

Providers Waste Millions On Low-Value Treatments, Report Says

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The study identified nearly 10 million health services Oregonians received between 2016 and 2018, and found that 40% of those services provided little medical benefit compared to their costs.


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