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New Study Suggests Diet May Affect Response To Cancer Immunotherapy Drugs

Could something as simple as diet and fiber intake affect whether cancer patients respond to immunotherapy drugs or not?  Photo credit: Getty royalty-freeGetty People with a type of skin cancer who consumed a high-fiber diet responded better to immunotherapy treatment, according to data presented at a media preview of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)… Read More »

EDs could save $8.3B annually with better primary care, study finds

Dive Brief: More effective primary care could save emergency departments an estimated $ 8.3 billion annually, according to a new Premier analysis. Of 24 million visits by patients with certain chronic conditions in 2017, 4.3 million were potentially avoidable. Patients with those conditions contributed to nearly 60% of all ED visits at nearly 750 hospitals… Read More »