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September 29, 2022 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
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A study found that four in 10 American adults don’t seek medical services when needed due to cost concerns, and 61 percent of American admit to procrastinating when scheduling health appointments.
 
Medical experts are warning people to get both their flu shot and COVID-19 booster as worries build about a “twindemic.”
 
A recent European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology found that more than 75 percent of women with newly diagnosed diabetes in pregnancy who were positive postpartum had undiagnosed diabetes prior to their pregnancy. 
 
Data shows that male clinicians were 24 percent less likely to see patients via telehealth than their female counterparts.
 
Editor's note: APMA has resources for members navigating telehealth during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
 
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A recent Gallup poll found that only 38 percent of Americans trust the medical health system, down from 44 percent in 2021.
 
Prices for health-care prices have soared by 110 percent since 2000, but for the second year in a row, inflation has risen at a higher rate than medical care prices.
 
Artificial intelligence provides a host of potential benefits to the healthcare community, and researchers have not even imagined many of the applications possible.
 
What Patients are Reading
With fall right around the corner, people will be looking at how they can avoid getting blisters during their autumnal adventures.
 
Editor’s note: Share APMA’s Tips on Choosing Boots with your patients.
 
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ASICS may have been around for 74 years, and they’ve been designing shoes to improve the running experience for women.
 
Editor's note: Tell your patients about APMA's list of athletic shoes given the APMA Seal of Acceptance.
 
Swiss sportswear brand on debuted a prototype running shoe made entirely from recaptured carbon waste.
 
 
Disclaimer: Stories from sources other than APMA do not necessarily reflect APMA positions or policies. APMA does not endorse these stories. This content appears in the News Brief to enhance members' understanding of how media coverage shapes perceptions of podiatric medicine, and to educate members about what their patients, legislators and other healthcare professionals are seeing in the media.
 

 

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