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Insurers Using Familiar Playbook to Protect Profits in California

Wendell Potter | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

For the next two months, Californians will to be subjected to a barrage of TV, radio and online ads, which, ironically, they unknowingly will be paying for with their health insurance premiums.

Are Opportunity Costs the Real Danger of Technology?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

I believe that technology is inherently neither good nor bad. But neutral does not mean it is benign. As with most things in life, technology is healthy or harmful depending on how it is used.

Is There Evidence for Skyrocketing Health Premiums?

Scott Novak | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Scott Novak

Republicans have been predicting that premiums will skyrocket since the Affordable Care Act was first proposed. Predictions that premiums will rise do have some grounding. But the question is, do we have enough evidence to support this?

You Can Fight AIDS With Alicia Keys

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 09.14.2013 | Celebrity
Kristi York Wooten

One of the primary female voices in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Keys launched her own charity, Keep a Child Alive, along with activist Leigh Blake in 2003 to take action against the disease.

Digital Gluttony

Lisa Wexler | Posted 07.31.2012 | Parents
Lisa Wexler

If you've read the papers lately, you already know how fat we are. The American Heart Association tells us that fully one third of our kids are at lea...

Obamacare Pays Off - in Real Cash

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Nearly 16 million health insurance consumers will get rebates totaling an estimated $1.3 billion beginning Aug. 1 because Obamacare limits the profits that insurance companies can make off of illness, injury and pain. This is what Republicans are trying to take away from health insurance consumers.

National Authority Ranks Colorado's Private Health Care Plans

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The National Committee For Quality Assurance (NCQA) has ranked the nation's private insurance plans based on clinical performance and member satisfact...