New and resumed interactions that accompany the start of a new school year create new bullying risks. The federal government and many states have laws and other rules that make bullying illegal or civilly actionable […]
Practicing water safety is critical!
While living in a well-run assisted-living or other support of residential living arrangement can provide many positive social, safety and healthcare benefit for patients with declining physical or cognitive abilities, most elderly and disabled individuals dread […]
Millions of elderly and disabled Americans live in nursing, assisted living and other care facilities. While patients and their families admit patients to these facility rightly expect these care providers to appropriately and safely care […]
The self-composed obituary of Sonia Todd is a touching reminder of the power and importance of patient choice even for patients facing death. The success of our health science and the ever extraordinary miracles […]
The US House of Representatives is scheduled to vote again tonight on the revised Majority-leadership lead first step healthcare reform legislation seeking to provide Americans and American business with some initial relief from the soaring […]
A new Kaiser Foundation poll shows six in ten Americans say lowering the cost of prescription drugs is a “top priority.” Support for prescription drug pricing reform spans majorities of Democrats, Republicans, and independents. […]
The Centers for Disease Control just released its updated Community Mitigation Guidelines to Prevent Pandemic Influenza — United States, 2017. The guidelines update and expand the 2007 strategy for nonpharmaceutical interventions, which are strategies for disease, […]
Improving health care, its quality and affordability is everyone’s responsibility and everyone has a role to play.
Start cutting through the political hype around healtg reform by listening to real people on the front line: the patients and doctors on the frontline. Start by listening in here to Dr. Mike Strickland, who is making […]