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Study links Medicaid expansion and recipients’ health status

In Southern states that expanded their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, adults experienced lower rates of decline in both physical and mental health, according to research published this month in the journal Health Affairs. This new research conducted by faculty at the Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) […]

Pet Care

The Extraordinary Recipients of the 2019 ASPCA Humane Awards

blog_hal-winners_111919_main.jpg Every year the ASPCA honors incredible heroes—both animal and human—who demonstrate great commitment and compassion toward furry friends, our lifesaving work to rescue and assist those who need us most, and toward the betterment of animal welfare across the country. These heroes are all doing exceptional work in advancing the ASPCA’s mission of providing […]

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Comparing predictors of how cochlear recipients will hear speech

Researchers from the University of Sydney and Cochlear Limited in world-first study that could lead to more accurate predictions of how those with cochlear implants understand speech, allowing for tailoring to individual hearing loss. Biomedical researchers from the University of Sydney, working in collaboration with Cochlear Limited, have conducted a world-first study that could lead […]