MONDAY, July 9, 2018 -- The amount spent on end-of-life care for cancer patients varies widely across the United States, and is largely influenced by doctor preferences, new research finds.
"Numerous studies have shown that greater spending and more care at the end of life do not contribute to better outcomes," said study author Nancy Keating. She's a professor of health care policy and medicine at Harvard Medical School.
TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 -- States that get tough on drunk driving see drops in alcohol-related car crash deaths, new research shows.
About 30 percent of deaths in car crashes occur when one or more drivers has a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher -- the legal definition of driving while impaired in the United States, the investigators explained. An additional 20 percent of deaths involve alcohol among those whose blood alcohol level is below the legal limit.