iOS app Android app

US Healthcare

Crowdfunding as a Life Saver

Michael Drew | Posted 06.01.2013 | Impact
Michael Drew

This is remarkable. This speaks to where we are as a society. Despite rising costs, a sluggish economy and uncertainty in many other areas of life, people are giving to help someone get better.

American Health Care: Time for Voters to Decide

Vincent Brogan | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics
Vincent Brogan

America has talked socialized medicine for decades but that's as far as it went. It threatens the American principle of freedom of choice, a mantra the GOP likes to claim as its own but it is one few really disagree with.

Smarter Healthcare: Let's Pay Doctors to Keep People Healthy

Dr. Paul Grundy | Posted 04.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Paul Grundy

As a medical doctor, I'm concerned about many aspects of the changes taking place in heath care.

Healthcare Costs Double In Less Than A Decade

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.16.2011 | Business

U.S. healthcare is so expensive that records are broken even when cost increases slow. According to a new report by Milliman, a global consulting ...

US Health Care Reform: As Seen From the Trenches: Part 3 of a 6-Part Series

S.I. Adam, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
S.I. Adam, M.D.

The obesity epidemic is putting ever-increasing strain on the U.S. health care system. The United States leads the world in obesity, thus qualifying our population as the world's unhealthiest.

US Health Care Reform, As Seen From the Trenches

S.I. Adam, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
S.I. Adam, M.D.

When the health care reform bill was passed, the key elements to creating meaningful change to the U.S. health care system -- physicians and nurses -- were overlooked.

4 Human Beliefs That Enable Harmful Health Policies

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alison Rose Levy

Why do we praise healthy food, but never get around to calling our Congressman to let him know our wishes for the Food Safety bill?

Putting Prevention into Practice in Health Care Reform

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Today, preventable risk factors including smoking, poor diet, lack of physical activity, and alcohol use account for approximately 38% of all deaths in the United States.

Health Care and Its Reform: A Right vs. A Service?

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

President Obama should declare health care a service for all Americans rather than a right.

US Flunks Healthcare Test...Again

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The United States fails on most measures of health care quality, with Americans waiting longer to see doctors and more likely to die of preventable or...