American women are having fewer children than ever before, a trend some medical experts have attributed to delayed child rearing. Others disagree and say the drop is due to stifling socio-economic factors, including rising childcare costs and a lack of supportive government programs for working mothers. Faculty Associate Alison Gemmill is quoted.
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The cost of prescription drugs for all kinds of medications is taking a heavy toll on the average American’s wallet, and officials appear divided on how to stop them from rising. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.
Fewer and fewer women in the United States are giving birth, a rate that threatens future generations, new data suggests. Faculty Associates Alison Gemmill and Donna Strobino are quoted.
Exercising more after being diagnosed with breast cancer could lower your risk of dying, a study suggests. Women who bumped up their activity to 150 minutes per week, the recommended amount, halved their risk of death. Faculty associate Ciprian Crainiceanu is quoted.
As part of a 1.4 trillion dollar spending package the Senate passed Thursday afternoon and which President Donald Trump has said he’ll sign, three taxes that were created to fund the Affordable Care Act are set to be repealed. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.
The Trump administration Wednesday announced plans that would pave the way for Americans to begin purchasing lower priced prescription drugs imported from Canada. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.
Louis C.K. is scheduled to perform at Magooby’s Joke House in Timonium this weekend as part of his first tour since 2017, when he was accused of sexual misconduct. Faculty Associate Michele Decker is quoted.
The report from the administration, which has some health policy analysts scratching their heads, suggests far greater consequences than other estimates for both the drug industry and American consumers if the bill is enacted. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.
Children who moved out of high-poverty neighborhoods visited the hospital significantly less, according to a new study. Faculty Associate Craig Pollack, lead author of the study, is quoted.
A new study shows housing assistance had a significant impact on health care use by children, but not by adults. Faculty Associate Craig Pollack is quoted.