Month: February 2020

Childhood Brain Tumor Discovery May Unlock New Treatments for Many Cancers

A surprising discovery about a rare form of childhood brain cancer suggests a new treatment approach for that cancer and, potentially, many others. Researchers at the University of Virginia School…

Medicaid Expansion Slashed Uninsured Rates In Diabetes Belt, Study Finds

Medicaid expansion dramatically reduced the numbers of low-income residents without insurance in the Diabetes Belt, a swath of 644 counties across 15 southeastern states (including Virginia) that are stricken with…

HIV Outcomes Improved by State-Purchased Insurance Plans, Study Finds

Health insurance purchased by state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs for people living with HIV in states that did not expand Medicaid are improving outcomes and have the potential to save…