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Healthcare Policy

Coming of the Light: The 2015 Integrator Top 10 for Policy and Action in Integrative Health and Medicine

John Weeks | Posted 12.23.2015 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

The Integrator Blog News & Reports annually marks the winter solstice with a Top 10 list in integrative health and medicine. The focus is on positiv...

Obamacare: The Good News, the Bad News, the Same Old News

Brian Joyce | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brian Joyce

There was good news last week and bad news last week when it comes to the Affordable Care Act, and weirdly enough, for the first time possibly ever, it was the same news.

Long-Term Healthcare Policies Leaving Customers In The Dark | Posted 01.06.2012 | Fifty

(CBS News) People think they're doing the right thing by buying long-term healthcare insurance and paying for it for many years, before they need it,...

World Sight Day: A See Change

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 12.12.2011 | Impact
Stephan B. Tanda

Given the tremendous personal, economic and societal loss that occurs as a consequence of preventable blindness, it is unacceptable that more is not being done.

Health Reform 2.0: Help With the Work We Have to Do Next!

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Those of us who believe in preventive health care, integrated health care, functional medicine, and complementary and alternative medicine have special reasons to celebrate the health care reform bill.

How To Fix Obama's Health Plan Before It's Too Late

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

We are facing a watershed moment in the history of medicine, one where changing the very way we understand and treat disease is finally possible.

Fizzy Math: Tax Soda to Pay for Health Care and Prevention

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Americans are already taxed by soda. Out of every paycheck, and on every April 15, we're each paying to treat diseases promoted by the overconsumption of these uniquely worthless drinks.

Voters Need More Substance on Health Care Reform

Laura L. Carstensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura L. Carstensen

Health policy is inextricably linked to how well we age as a nation. To the extent that long-lived people are physically fit, mentally sharp, and financially secure, societies will thrive.