It is a given that actions against ISIL and Russia will be undertaken, and each has that ring of "prolonged" to it that indicates it will require both patience and financing.
How can success be disaster, even in health care? As the Michael W. Smith song says, "Let me show you the way."
While there is no known cure for a psychological disorder, there are a few medications that can assist to subdue the illness so the victims are not ...
The patient-centered model needs to replace the practice-centered model. The patient's health should be a higher priority than the doctor's rush to keep moving and fit as many people as possible into his schedule and his practice goals.
We have a tendency to rely on life-saving, last-minute efforts to turn around a person's health. These strategies are often unsuccessful and always extremely costly. They usually do not result in a lifetime improvement in health.
In a rational model of health care, the consumer must have the ability to distinguish bad products from good, and must have enough information and emotional distance to make purely rational choices about their or their loved ones' health care. There are a number of reasons this simply is not the case.
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.
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.