Without an emotional language our relationship with ourselves will be fraught with difficulty. And yet most of us have never learned to listen to ourselves and rarely even think about our emotional health as an absolute priority..... until something goes wrong.
If the D.C. Circuit decision in Halbig v. Burwell became the law of the land, it would threaten to place health insurance once again out of reach for the approximately 4.7 million families and individuals living in the 36 states where the federal government set up the Exchange.
Unfortunately, for most patients, patient-centered care is an anomaly. Hospitals are trying to change the culture to one of patient-centered care rapidly. Even so, hospitals often miss the mark.
Finding a place of compromise is commendable. But the budget accord earlier this month was silent on a critical issue that can wait no longer: reforming the state's Medicaid program.
Will Congress act to save taxpayers billions of dollars -- and protect the solvency of the Medicare programs -- by taking on the AMA, the drugmakers and the insurers? Don't hold your breath.
Who would have thought that in 2014 we would be fighting to ensure that women are included in research on diseases and medical drugs and devices? If you find it outrageous, you are not alone.
We're going to focus on the aftermath and ramifications of what has been happening in Ferguson, Missouri for the past few weeks. It even reached international proportions, as both Egypt and Russia got in a few digs at American police and protesters.
I hope every Black leader, parent, grandparent and preacher will mount a united and irresistible voice to end the structural exclusion of millions of children from the education and other opportunities required to keep them from dead-end lives.
According to the CDC, individuals 65 and older are more likely to be affected by these serious heat-related ailments, because their bodies don't adjust to the heat as well and because they are more likely to have a medical condition or take medications that impair their ability to handle heat.
Whenever I hear someone say that "government should be run like a business," my first reaction is "do you know how badly most businesses are run?" S...
The effects of insecurity on education, population displacement and governance, means that access to health care becomes much harder in places like Borno State, that are already very restricted due to the predominantly rural nature of the landscape.
As principled conservatives continue to unite under the banner of reform, our true test will be whether we can make our proposals reality, and create a brighter future for hardworking people throughout our country.
In the wake of Congress' failure to advance meaningful immigration reform, it has become crystal clear that Congress will not act in any way that matters. One thing that can be fixed now with a swipe of the pen is the regulation impacting DREAMers, preventing them from accessing health care.
"Calling it a health care crisis is misleading. The real crisis is not in health care, but in health. If you had to choose either optimal health or great health care, which would you choose?"
ACA dead-enders will stay at it, fighting Medicaid expansion and filing creative, hopeless lawsuits. They'll stop Medicaid expansion in some states, denying coverage to millions of the most needy. But the ACA will survive. In health care policy, the arc of history has taken a decisive turn toward human decency.
He was getting first rate medical care but he was not feeling cared for. What seems to be missing in this scenario is empathy, the ability to recognize emotions being experienced by another.