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GAO: Federal nutrition programs don’t do enough to help seniors – ModernHealthcare.com

Federal nutrition programs need to do more to help older adults, according to a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office published Monday. The government watchdog found that HHS and the U.S. Department of Agriculture don’t closely monitor nutrition programs for older adults, even though good nutrition is important for health outcomes and a… Read More »

Most new cancer treatments haven’t been proven to help patients live longer or feel better

Most new cancer treatments haven’t been proven to help patients live longer or feel better. Instead, they delay the growth of tumors — which may be faster to measure but doesn’t necessarily indicate a tangible benefit for patients. But you wouldn’t grasp that sobering fact from some recent news coverage: A headline in the UK’s Telegraph about the drug… Read More »