According to an article in the May problem of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.
Today, AARP released a survey of Illinois members, showing overwhelming support for an extended term answer that protects patients’ access to their doctors. Additionally, a recent telephone city hall found thousands of Illinois members prepared to join AARP in its fight to avoid Congress from driving doctors out of Medicare. Medicare pays doctors through a system known as the Sustainable Growth Rate formula. However, the machine underestimated just how much Medicare would devote to tests and methods for seniors, which caused physician charges to be reduced to remain within spending limits.We must increase support for these programs from federal government at all known levels, philanthropies, businesses and others if we are to help another generation lead long, healthy lives and prepare kids and youth to succeed in school and life. In October 2014, the Afterschool Alliance released results from America After 3PM related to children's participation in afterschool. That data exposed a dramatic increase in participation in afterschool over the past decade, from 6.5 million to 10.2 million children. The study also documented a huge and growing unmet demand for afterschool, with the parents of 19.4 million kids reporting that they would enroll their kid in a program, if one had been available.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine receives $11.2 million NIH grant to review genes associated with longevity Research could lead to interventions to slow agingThe National Institutes of Wellness offers awarded Albert Einstein University of Medication of Yeshiva University a five-season, $11.2 million grant to study the impact of harm to DNA on maturing and disease.