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Research Roundup: Global Health Care, ACA Coverage Gains, Access To Care, And More

Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs. Commonwealth Fund: U.S. Health Care From A Global Perspective, 2019 A 2015 Commonwealth Fund brief showed that — before the major provisions of the Affordable Care Act were introduced — the United States had worse outcomes and spent more on health… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JULY  5, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

In a large study from France (Blotière et al, 2019), researchers demonstrated that exposure to monotherapy with valproic acid was associated with 8 specific types of major congenital malformations (e.g., spina bifida, OR 19.4), and exposure to topiramate was associated with an increased risk of cleft lip (OR 6.8). No significant associations were found for… Read More »