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City Brings Free Medical Services To Homeless People

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 07.09.2016 | Impact

A medical clinic on wheels is driving free health services right up to those who need them most. Seattle just unveiled a new RV bringing primary care ...

Fewer Americans Struggle To Pay Medical Bills

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the fourth straight year fewer Americans are struggling to pay medical bills, according to a major government survey released T...

Social Entrepreneurship: The Way to Public Sector Efficiency May Be Through Private Sector Insights

Gopi Gopalakrishnan | Posted 04.07.2015 | Impact
Gopi Gopalakrishnan

The public sector suffers from a serious lack of any similar feedback mechanism. There are no quick metrics available that will assist in implementation.

6 Social Media Tips from the Top BioTech and BioPharma Social Experts

Mark Fidelman | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Mark Fidelman

If there is any undertaking whose fruits should be freely accessible, that undertaking is surely access to public information about life sciences. Ethically, patients and physicians who wish to should be able to find and read about advances in life sciences with minimal effort.

A Warm Welcome In Mumbai

Lisa Johnson | Posted 01.06.2015 | Impact
Lisa Johnson

It was 100 degrees outside when we pulled up in front a school in Mumbai last month. We were greeted by the sounds of booming drums, singing voices, a...

Finding HOPE In the Slums of Kolkata

MeiMei Fox | Posted 03.13.2012 | Good News
MeiMei Fox

This past December, I returned to Kolkata for the first time since 2004, this time with my husband, Kiran. Here is our story -- Kiran's photographs, my words -- of poverty, inspirational people, and, ultimately, hope.

Industry Trends & Talent Development Needs in Health Care

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 11.13.2011 | Education
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

The health care industry is currently faced with many challenges. Pressures to reduce the cost of health services, concerns regarding health care effi...

Cutting Women's Rights

Rep. Bruce Braley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Bruce Braley

Instead of an honest discussion about our very real fiscal problems, Washington Republicans have decided to roll back the rights of women by half a century.

Navigating The Health Care System For Homeless Women

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When Dr. Roseanna Means walked the streets of Boston, she talked to women living on the streets who were in need of medical care. She decided to hel...

Big Retailer To Offer $99 Health Care Plan

CNN Money | Parija Kavilanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Beginning this month, Sam's Club shoppers stocking up on milk, detergent and toilet paper, can now also throw a basic health se...

Peace Through Moderation: U.S.-Muslim Engagement Initiative's Work with Pakistan at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The Peace Through Moderation (PtM) project of the Alliance for Peacebuilding hosted last week an engaging and exclusive reception recently featuring t...

Profound Health Impact for Small Change

Tido von Schoen-Angerer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tido von Schoen-Angerer

The WHO predicts that none of the health-related Millennium Development Goals that the international community had set itself will be met by 2015. Clearly no less than a paradigm shift will do.

Michelle Obama Thanks Veterans Affairs Employees

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Michelle Obama paid a visit to the Veterans Affairs headquarters on Tuesday, part of a tour of all cabinet department headquarters, and thanked VA emp...

'Project Healthy Neighbors' Fair Helps Santa Barbara Homeless

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Did you know that the largest mobile medical clinic in Southern California serves the homeless community? The fifth annual "Project Healthy Neighbors"...

So, Your Child Is Going Off to College... Drinking, Drugs, Depression and Dealing With Colleges and Universities

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Mental illnesses, including alcohol and drug abuse, are the conditions that arise and may affect your child as he takes on the developmental steps of leaving home to go off to school.