Posts Tagged stroke

Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

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University of South Florida study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic conditions like heart disease and cancer. Ironically, this triumph is also leading to a drastic rise in neurological disorders, which disproportionately attack the elderly. Clifton Gooch, MD, professor […]

Public health students examine racial disparities in health care

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Doctoral students Dr. Arturo Rebollón and Shawna Green of the USF College of Public Health have contributed to research examining differences in stroke hospitalization charges by race, age and income prior to the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Their findings, “Comoribity-Adjusted Stroke Hospitalization Charge Disparities: […]