Practicing water safety is critical!
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 […]
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 […]
Nothing ruins a great holiday or other party, celebration or vacation than the tragedy of an, accidental injury, death or other loss.
Help your employees, family and friends avoid having an avoidable accident run their holiday fun by sharing this poem from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA).
Voters’ election of President-elect Donald Trump and a Republican Majority put health care reform squarely back on the table even as leaders debate if repeal or reform, and if reform, what reform Americans want.
Like most American families with school aged children, our family’s annual flurry of back-to-school preparations includes an annual visit to our child’s pediatrician. Since we generally must take time off work to fit in the pediatrician’s visit around the flurry of work, carpool and other demands of daily living, like most families blessed with relatively healthy children, we tend to remember to schedule the visit when prompted by a minor health concern and/or to save up our requests for prescription refills and questions and concerns about minor or chronic health care issues to discuss with the pediatrician while he conducts his annual check of our sons’ height, weight, blood sugar, eyesight, immunizations and other basic health concerns normally included in an annual well child checkup. Unfortunately, the opportunity for parents to use a single office visit to the pediatrician for a single fee to get caught up with our pediatrician on all current and recurring health care questions and concerns about our child while the pediatrician also conducts an annual checkup appears to be the latest healthcare casualty of Obamacare.
Its ironic. The epidemic of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, cancer and other lifestyle-based diseases continues to grow as the wellness and disease management industry has grown and unprecedented attention by employers, governments, communities, and American families with the need […]