If the U.S. Federal Reserve is concerned about the state of dental care in this country, you know we have a problem. In fact, according to the Fed, we have a very big problem.
Again and again the upcoming election you'll hear conservatives claim that Medicare -- the health insurance program for America's seniors -- is running out of money and must be pared back. Baloney.
Many people with Medicare find that they are paying a hefty amount for their drugs, even with prescription drug coverage. Drug companies have considerable power to set high prices for many drugs. Here are tips for keeping your costs down.
Even though 49 states mandate a balanced budget, either constitutionally or statutorily, there is no uniform definition of a balanced budget, and accounting trickery has allowed states to avoid paying for their future obligations.
Your baby is crying, and you don't know why. You've followed the rules for Parenting 101 and your little one is fed, dry and cuddled. Yet, he's still ...
Be sensitive to local markets with targeted campaigns, some scholars advise. What sells in Beverly Hills may not go over so well in Manhattan, Kansas.
I like playing games with toddlers as much as the next grandma. Not so much, though, when it's my insurance company playing the part of opponent.
People particularly care about social media when it comes to picking a doctor. If a cosmetic doctor has very limited information online, people overwhelmingly see that person as outdated, not with the times, and therefore, undesirable.
"I am too old and sick to be back out there on the streets. It kind of takes a toll on a person." These words, spoken to Kaiser Health News by a gentleman once facing homelessness and now in supportive housing, say it all.
How do you know exactly how many calories sirloin steak and mashed potatoes has? Or the nutritional value and breakdown of carbs and fats of your Sunday brunch? Anthony Ortiz, the CEO and founder of Fitly, may have the answer with SmartPlate.
I recently released a book, Cooking and Eating Wisdom for Better Health , which awakens people to the ancient Greek wisdoms for cooking and eating for...
One of the great advantages of the universe as well as one of its biggest problems is that everything is connected to something. From the forces that act on the tiniest subatomic particle to the most massive of planets, nothing works apart from everything. Nothing exists entirely within a vacuum, completely unaffected by anything around it.
This is medicine's version of not seeing the forest for the trees. The vascular surgeon and cardiologist could repair my father's body, but how would that benefit him? Could he go on living in a way that was meaningful for him? Instead of searching for the next "fix," we need to know when to use -- or not use -- our growing tool kit of "fixes."
Bush's misplaced reputation for moderation is belied by his actual policy record. And few if any analysts have stopped to consider how Bush's specific policy issues line up with Latino support for key policy issues.
Florida's legislators get a $22,000 annual health benefit paid by the state and 165 out of 180 of them accept the benefit. Meanwhile, Florida's poorest and most vulnerable residents aren't being covered by Obamacare today and wait for answers, and insurance coverage.
Health care premiums are a significant burden on many American families, averaging about $1,000 a month, not counting thousands of dollars people pay in deductibles, copayments, medical supplies and medications. So I did some research to put the health premium issue in perspective.