The brain is at the center of health and well-being, yet our deficit in understanding of the detail of its complexity limits our response to those conditions that cripple so many in our society.
"Take charge of how you appear on Google. Proactively define yourself online. An online reputation will soon be just as important as a reputation in the community."
Our health care system is the dumping ground for all of our worst, unresolved arguments as a society. It is a long, messy list, and runs from the ovary to the grave.
Before she decides to completely give up a career in public service, here are five things that Ashley Judd should know.
Tempers are hot and passions are running wild across Florida as the governor and legislature go back and forth, up and down on the topic of whether or...
This past week, Dell Services hosted a think-tank with 11 different experts in the areas of health care policy and health care information technology, broadcas to thousands of online viewers, and featured a live Twitter Q&A stream, with over 1,400 mentions for the hashtag #DoMoreHIT.
There's no reason to believe that private market competition is a magic potion that will cure our health care problems, nor is it necessarily "the Swiss menace," to quote Krugman's wonderful tongue-in-cheek phrasing.
Parents of special needs children have enough on their plates just tending to the needs of their kids. So it's not surprising that many of these parents haven't had time to hatch a long-term financial plan in case their kids need care after they're not around.
There are four dangerous fiscal fables afloat. Paul Krugman, who has been pleading for more deficit spending on a continuous basis in his New York Times column, is hawking all four fables. Pity our children if our policymakers continue to take his views seriously.
As Congress and the White House consider serious cuts to Medicare benefits, the U.S. Department of Justice is allowing the nation's two largest labora...
it's vital to come out to your health care practitioner. You will have a stronger doctor-patient relationship based on trust and honesty, which will lead to improved health care and health outcomes. This may not be an easy thing to do.
Out of the 50 states, Florida ranks 48th in the number of people that have health insurance. That means only two states have fewer people insured, with Texas being the worst. More than one in every five Floridians have no way but self-pay or no pay when they need medical attention.
Competition from generic drugs is a critical way to reduce drug prices, with a generic typically costing 85 to 90 percent less than its brand-name equivalent. But consumers wait years longer than they should to see those savings when drug companies pay to delay competition.
The more complex a task was, the more strongly the bilingual kids out-scored their monolingual counterparts.
More than 850,000 physicians were licensed to practice in 2010. But with the baby boomer generation retiring and an estimated 32 million Americans getting insured through the Affordable Care Act, projections estimate that as many as 130,000 new physicians will be needed by 2025.
The proposals put forward by Democrats in Congress reflect the values of the overwhelming majority of Americans. The same cannot be said for the budgets put forward by Republicans in Congress.