string(14) "Otolaryngology"

Latest Otolaryngology 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.

Reduction in Tongue Fat Can Improve Obstructive Sleep Apnea

For individuals with obesity and obstructive sleep apnea, a reduction in tongue fat associated with weight loss correlates with improvement in the apnea-hypopnea index, according to a study published online Jan. 10 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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.

EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals

The eventual elimination of chemical testing on mammals was announced Tuesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.