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Nemours and AcademyHealth Release Briefs on Medicaid Payment Strategies for Upstream Prevention

In June, 2018, Nemours and AcademyHealth released a series of six briefs examining how states can use existing Medicaid authority to finance upstream prevention. These briefs were developed through technical assistance to Maryland, Oregon, and Washington, and aim to show how states can pursue sustainable financing through Medicaid for preventing chronic diseases at both the […]

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Studies and Reports

Study Identifies Differentially Expressed Genes in Childhood Asthma

In May 2018’s Medicine, a study sought to identify “differently expressed genes” and “differentially methylated genes” in childhood asthma compared with normal control. The study identified 16 genes which “were both differentially expressed and differentially methylated in childhood asthma.” Researchers concluded that the findings helped to better understand “the underlying mechanism of childhood asthma and […]

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