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Quality varies wildly among affiliates linked with US News top hospitals, JAMA study finds

Dive Brief: Choosing to have surgery at a facility affiliated with a highly rated U.S. hospital doesn’t guarantee the same quality experience, a new study in JAMA Surgery finds. In an analysis of hospitals affiliated with U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll hospitals, surgical outcomes varied widely both within and across networks. Moreover, Honor Roll… Read More »

Medical News Today: Onions and garlic could protect against cancer

Aside from their ability to inject deep flavor into almost any meal, onions and garlic might also protect against cancer, according to a recent study. A recent study adds to the evidence that allium vegetables reduce cancer risk. Garlic, onions, leeks, chives, and shallots are classed as allium vegetables. They are grown throughout much of… Read More »

Medical News Today: Inflammation in midlife hastens cognitive decline

As we age, we may experience a decline in our mental ability. A recent study has concluded that chronic inflammation in midlife might speed up this decline as we get older. Could influencing inflammation slow cognitive decline? The average age of the population of the United States is gradually increasing, so conditions of old age… Read More »