Keeping the successful CHIP and Medicaid programs strong for children as the health care landscape continues to evolve will help provide families with the peace of mind of knowing their children can get the health care they need to succeed.
When you're surrounded by people who have accomplished what you want to accomplish with your weight, who are committed to transformation, and who will support you without judgment... you will change the entire direction of your life.
Jeffrey Tambor made a great point this last Sunday -- representation matters. That's also why the ACA matters, and will continue to matter, for trans young adults looking for an affordable path to a healthier life.
Since its passage in 2009, ferocious opposition to the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) had proven a devastatingly effective electoral strategy for Republicans.
In fact, Latinos are the ethnic group that is least likely to have health insurance. Without health insurance, it can be hard to afford even basic preventive health care like check-ups. We can do better for the ones we love, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, can help.
With many states opting not to expand the qualification standards for Medicaid, millions were left with no solutions, caught in what's being called the "coverage gap."
All parents want the best reassurance for their pregnancy and to protect their unborn to their greatest capability. What is imperative is that a woman understands her options concerning prenatal testing and the risks and benefits inherent in each.
Milions of people are walking around with titanium inserts, thanks to professor Branemark. Millions of people are smiling with confidence, thanks to "the father of modern dental implants", as he is often called.
All residents of the region served by CareFirst have a stake and interest in how that surplus is spent. As public officials in the region address that issue, DC Appleseed hopes those officials will seek public input to help ensure that the spending is fair and equitable.
Roughly one in five people are believed to suffer enduring loneliness and the incidence of loneliness tends to grow -- and is increasing -- among older populations.
It is essential to generate and communicate evidence in a way that enables decision-makers to understand the value of investing in prevention while taking into account their priorities, interests and constituencies.
For many chronic conditions epidemiologists agree that the correct point to choose is the point closest to the top-left corner of the ROC curve. As we stopped to think about it, it struck us as obvious that the way to choose this point is by using Pythagoras' theorem. But this was not what our epidemiologist peers and colleagues were doing.
In a time-tested CIO article, Stephanie Overby wrote, "When the first wheel was rolled out in 3000 B.C., just a handful of Mesopotamians had enough insight and risk tolerance to give it a whirl while others looked on from a safe distance." And today, the same phenomenon exists.
YBeBendy tackles the question: Is it safe to practice yoga after exposure to extreme cold? When I began research on this topic, I was struck silent...
There is a massive shift in health care today that will change the way in which all of us interact with hospitals. And I'm not speaking about actual medical care or even the quality of the food in the cafeteria. I'm talking about how we pay for our medical bills.