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Latest Orthopedics News

ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care

The Affordable Care Act has reduced disparities in access to health care among black, Hispanic, and white adults, according to a January data brief released by the Commonwealth Fund.

Poll: Older Adults Frequently Use Online Physician Ratings

Older adults commonly use online ratings to choose a doctor, according to a report published online Jan. 6 based on the results of the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging.

Cannabis Use Disorder May Up Risk of Perioperative Heart Attack

Active cannabis use disorder is associated with an increased perioperative risk of myocardial infarction, according to a study published in the December issue of Anesthesiology.

Early Access to Chiropractors, PTs Tied to Decreased Long-Term Opioid Use

Patients who initially see a physical therapist or chiropractor for low back pain rather than a primary care physician are much less likely to be prescribed opioids, according to a study recently published in BMJ Open.