Benefits For Your Mind and Body

While working as a career counselor for three years, I noticed that many people not only let their health get in the way of their current work, but many also let their health keep them from getting a … [Read more...]

Inequalities in stroke treatment: health insurance coverage does matter

All people are created equal. So why don't people get equal treatment when it comes to stroke? Does it have something to do with health insurance coverage? Ischemic stroke occurs when a blood clot … [Read more...]

The crisis of the uninsured: the whole community suffers

The state of the health care system of the US has always been a subject of great controversy. The recent approval of the Children´s Health Insurance Bill by President Obama which gives health care … [Read more...]

Taking on childhood obesity

We have a common enemy and it's called children obesity. Let us look at the latest statistics for children aged 6 to 11 years old who are overweight: non-Hispanic whites:16.9% of boys and 15.6% of … [Read more...]

Reconstruction After Breast Cancer – No Good Choices

An article in my local newspaper makes me wake up and take notice of a real problem for women who, after breast cancer surgeries, wish to have their breast(s) reconstructed. Mind you -- we aren't … [Read more...]

Medicare Made Simple

In battling healthcare issues in general and Alzheimer's disease specifically, it's important to know and understand Medicare and/or your private insurance coverage.  What is Medicare?  Medicare is … [Read more...]

Future Planning for a Loved One With Alzheimer’s Disease

By J. Trevey If you have a loved one who has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, you may initially be filled with questions about what the diagnosis means for your family. If you have … [Read more...]

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