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Dear Doctor, No one likes to wait for service, whether it's at the grocery store or the DMV, but sitting in a waiting room is definitely the m...
There is a stigma surrounding mental illness since it is something that is difficult to measure, and this keeps people from seeking and receiving help when they need it most. When it comes to mental health in the United States, our system is broken.
I write this as a physician who can see through the façade and racket of what corporate medicine has created. My history of abuse gives me the sensitivity to feel it when it is present. The corporate system of health care is abusive.
Emerging technology is a hot topic in our constantly evolving work. A lot has been written on how new tech - wearables and mobile apps- will empower people to improve their health.
I began to see him less as a bogey man, and more of a human being. He had HIV, but he was perfectly healthy. Just like me, he took one pill a day. Essentially I was living his life, but taking a pill to prevent the virus from attaching itself to me.
Since the 1990s, Congress has implemented four programs to expedite the approval process for new, exceptional pharmaceuticals. These pathways were created to push innovative, life-saving drugs for rare conditions through the FDA more quickly using preliminary, substandard research.
So how do you start shrinking that waistline without depriving yourself, messing up your metabolism with crash diets, and ending up regaining all the weight you've lost?
In what has been declared by many as a "crisis," the American health care landscape has been undergoing a vast array of changes over the past decade. ...
By Greg Reilly, Senior Vice President, Publicis Health Media For years, pharmaceutical companies have maintained a straightforward and clear business...
Although it is rarely hyped, CHIP continues to have strong bipartisan support at the federal and state levels, including strong support from our nation's governors, as it quietly goes about the business of efficiently providing health coverage to over 8 million children in low-income working families across the country.
As a nurse when you hit the wall mentally and physically of what you can do you aren't allowed to take the phone off the hook. In life and death situations you can't even walk away for a second to collect yourself. So when you reach the end of your rope you just magically find some more slack.
Why all the uproar about drug prices? People feel differently about drugs, and many other health care products than they do about other things that get bought and sold. And it's precisely this attitude that has made many governmental health care programs so complicated.
Democrats do not seem up to the task of taking on this new breed of crazy. With the freak show called the GOP primary season in full swing, the time has come to offer up a political counterbalance to dangerous right wing extremism -- beyond what traditional Democrats can muster.
This new research provides one more compelling argument in favor of expanding Social Security. In addition to its possible impact in reducing or delaying Alzheimer's and other dementia in some seniors, expanding those modest benefits addresses other serious challenges facing our country.
Unfortunately for children's programs, Congress has chosen to subject the programs on the discretionary side of the budget to significant cuts and hard spending limits or "sequestration" in an effort to cut the federal budget deficit.