While Angelina Jolie may have more advantages than most of us, the biggest advantage she had was not money, but access to people who provided her with good information about her options.
Americans these days are nervous about what they eat, and they should be, what with outbreaks of foodborne illnesses, meat pumped with veterinary drug...
June 7 was an exciting day for the implementation of Obamacare in California: Covered California (the state's health benefit marketplace, The Californ...
The old health care subsidy problem was bankrupting us, and we certainly cannot afford more of it, with more people involved. At Job Creators Alliance, we want Congress and the President to clean up the old health insurance mess -- and the bigger one they just created.
Do both extreme conservatives and extreme liberals act more superior than moderates, or are conservative views alone linked to dogmatism and belief superiority?
Close to 20 percent of American Jews are age 65 or older, compared with 13 percent of the general population, putting the issue of long-term health care high on the communal agenda.
Peeling the Obamacare onion is divulging how it works, layer by layer, year by year. Unions to date, collectively one of the strongest supporters of Obamacare are changing their tune, "Look for the union label" will not likely continue when it applies to the Affordable Care Act.
Americans are tired of hearing politicians say that the only way to strengthen Medicare is to cut benefits and make older people and future retirees pay more. And, they overwhelmingly oppose a current proposal to cut Social Security as part of a deal to reduce the deficit. There's a better way.
Interest in big data initiatives for healthcare have been increasing over the past few years. A report published by McKinsey & Company in January...
I cannot tell you (or anyone) how to eat, outside from suggesting the basics: that whole, nutrient rich real foods are best, chose organic if you can afford it (Not a lot of people can. Which is a huge problem in and of itself), fake foods aren't food, and therefore should not be eaten.
Though it may seem like a superfluous appointment in your day, think of the time spent with your doctor as a roadmap to maintaining a healthy lifestyle and increasing longevity. If a once-per-year visit with your doctor can unlock valuable information that will help you make positive changes, what are you waiting for?
According to a recent George Mason University study, the average Republican statement analyzed by nonpartisan fact-checkers is three times more likely to be declared false than true.
Until we face the music and change the current model to one that actually makes people pay more for reckless health behavior themselves rather than making others pay for them one they have to pay the piper, it is unclear to this writer that things will fundamentally turn around.
In Bangladesh, for decades women have been creating a new norm for how primary health care can look by delivering health care services using a door-to-door approach without the typical doctor, paramedic or even nurse.
Just over three years ago, we witnessed the historic passage of the Affordable Care Act, a groundbreaking law that will soon make affordable health insurance available to millions of consumers. But many Americans may be asking themselves, "What does it mean for me?"
Because North Carolina refused the Obamacare Medicaid expansion, I ended up in handcuffs. That was my trigger, anyway. Statistically, next year more than two thousand people in the state will die who would have lived if NC had accepted federal money to give health insurance to low-income families.