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Over 70% of packaged foods sold in the US are ultra-processed, study finds

Over 70% of packaged foods sold in the US are ultra-processed lab products that are driving the obesity epidemic, study finds Over 160 million Americans or overweight or obese  Pre-packaged foods last longer and are staples of the convenient Western diet, but are often highly-processed and mostly empty calories  Ultra-processed foods are products that are… Read More »

Hospital margins positive, if not always sufficient, finds Kaufman Hall flash report

Overall, hospital margin performance remained positive during the month of May, according to a new flash report released by Kaufman Hall. Operating margins were up 179 basis points compared to April, and 91 bps compared to the same month in 2018. The positive performance is being driven largely by solid expense management during a period… Read More »