What does it take to survive for a century? Some credit beef stew; others, ...
As technology continues to advance and more people have access to mobile technology and the Internet, health care must keep up with advances not only in medicine, but also in patient communication and engagement.
As part of a pledge to protect the middle class, Hillary Clinton is taking a second look at aspects of the ACA that hurt working men and women. That's good news, and the only responsible position for politicians interested in providing more and better healthcare at lower cost.
The prevailing trend in healthcare today is best described as a Break-Fix model. This paradigm is all about being reactive instead of pre-active to future known events -- treating problems as they occur with medicine that only addresses the problem itself instead of the problem's cause.
It's not often that we hear that a disease or condition has been "eliminated" -- but that's what the World Health Organization announced a couple of weeks back when they confirmed that Cuba was the first country to be certified as having achieved this remarkable goal.
Even though the first 50 years of the 20th century were pretty barbaric due to two extremely bloody world wars, I still believe the arc of history bends towards progress and the pace has accelerated in the last 50 years.
Mindfulness is more than a great way to get healthy and stay healthy. It's a process of discovery -- full of solace and revelation. And your relationships, your work and your play will all benefit.
Typically, when we want to check our health and fitness progress, we step on the scale or look in the mirror. ...
When the CEOs of Aetna and Humana announced a few days ago that they had agreed to a deal in which Aetna will pay $37 billion for Louisville-based Humana, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky pointed the finger of blame straight at Obamacare.
In ruling that the 14th Amendment requires states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, the U.S. Supreme Court not only addressed a fundamental issue of equality, but may have unwittingly contributed to improved public health.
People with HSAs put the money they save on their monthly premiums into a tax-free savings account, and use the money that builds up in the savings account to pay for the occasional doctor bill.
In a recent piece posted on Salon.com, Bruce E. Levine made the bold statement that: For nearly two decades, Big Pharma commercials have falsely tol...
It would have been difficult, after the 2014 elections, to imagine that President Barack Obama could achieve much of anything in his last two years in office. After all, the opposition Republican Party had taken control of both houses of Congress in the midterm elections in 2014. The Supreme Court, led by the right-leaning Chief Justice John Roberts, maintained a narrow conservative majority. And the president's approval rating had dropped below 50 percent. And yet here we are, only a few months after the new Congress took up residence on Capitol Hill, with a suddenly resurgent president. Just in the last few weeks, President Obama has been scoring a surprising number of domestic and foreign policy victories. His critics are cowed. The president reached a 50 percent public approval rating for the first time since May 2013.
Violence is not the only thing wreaking havoc on our communities, and if we are not careful we could lose a generation to a preventable disease -- HIV.
If we have learned anything over the 30-year course of the AIDS epidemic, it is that we would be foolish to put all of our HIV prevention eggs in the treatment basket.
Study after study confirms it: America is facing a serious adult obesity epidemic. The latest report from ...