(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,...
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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