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A Good Health Guide for African-American Men at Different Stages

Brothers, be honest. Do you go to the doctor regularly? You take care of your family; you take care of work matters, but what about yourself?<p>“Men …

High Blood Pressure

What's the Catch? Why Big Companies Give Money to Small Businesses

Just this past week JP Morgan Chase announced a new program committing $75 million over three years to help small businesses, particularly ones owned by minorities, women and veterans. Pretty nice, right?<p>The program includes a $1.9 million grant to the Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) …

More than half of mentally ill U.S. adults get no treatment: report

Mental Health America just released its annual assessment of Americans with mental illness, the treatment they receive and the resources available to them - and the conclusions are sobering: Twenty percent of adults (43.7 million) have a mental health condition, and more than half of them do not …

How to Start a Small Business

Got an entrepreneurial spirit? It may be time for you to start a small business. The Small Business Administration (SBA) defines a small business as any business with fewer than 500 employees. Over 99% of U.S. businesses fall in this category. Ready to start one of your own? Here are some tips to …

Hospital group CEO on what's ailing Obamacare

<i>The challenges for Americans' health care are rising. The one-two punch of higher insurance premiums and rising drug prices are squeezing American families. UnitedHealth Group was first to stop selling individual health insurance in most Obamacare exchanges, saying it expects to lose nearly $1</i> …

Health Care

How Google Plans to Reinvent Healthcare

Image source: Flickr/Creative Commons.<p>Glucose-monitoring contact lenses for diabetics, wrist computers that read diagnostic nanoparticles injected in the blood stream, implantable devices that modify electrical signals that pass along nerves, medication robots, human augmentation, human brain …

7 steps to a perfectly written business plan

Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it's to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business plan?<p>SBA.gov recommends that a business plan includes;<p>However, getting started can be …

Where Does U.S. Health Care Rank Among Other Major Nations?

<i>This article was originally published on</i> Medical Daily.<p>In 2000, the World Health Organization embarked on an exhaustive mission to rank the health …

Obamacare is helping more poor patients get to the doctor even as political battles continue

Even as the Affordable Care Act remains a political flash point, new research shows it is dramatically improving poor patients' access to medical care in states that have used the law to expand their Medicaid safety net.<p>After just two years of expanded coverage, patients in expansion states are …

Health Care

Obamacare Appears to Be Making People Healthier

Obamacare has provided health insurance to some 20 million people. But are they any better off?<p>This has been the central question as we’ve been watching the complex and expensive health law unfurl. We knew the law was giving people coverage, but information about whether it’s protecting people from …

German Volume Training Infographic

Brutally hard, but an effective way to pack on muscles and if you guessed it to be <b>German Volume Training</b>, then you definitely know the methods of …

Health Care Inequality On The Rise

In health care, as in the rest of American life, the gap between rich and poor is growing. That's the take-home message from our analysis of 50 years of data on health care use and expenditures that appears in the July issue of the journal <i>Health Affairs</i>.<p>In the bad old days of the 1960s -- before …

Entrepreneurs: Why Planning Matters And How To Do It Better

While many argue that business plans are no longer needed to start up a company, the very exercise of trying to foresee the future five years from now can be extremely helpful for entrepreneurs. Indeed, research published in the <i>International Small Business Journal</i> demonstrates that engaging in …

Entrepreneurship

U.S. lawyer who led Philippines' case says Beijing's boycott made his job harder in South China Sea arguments

It might sound like the legal team that argued the Philippines' case against China over claims in the South China Sea had it easy — after all, Beijing refused to take part in the proceedings, declaring them "unlawful" and "unjust."<p>But Paul Reichler, the American attorney with the firm Foley Hoag …

China

The people taking care of American children live in poverty

The people paid to watch America's children tend to live in poverty. Nearly half receive some kind of government assistance: food stamps, welfare checks, Medicaid. Their median hourly wage is $9.77 — about $3 below the average janitor's.<p>In a new report, researchers at UC Berkeley say that child …

Child Care

10 rapid-fire fat-burning workouts

Spring is the perfect time to start transitioning your workouts, weaning off your muscle-building regimen in favor of cutting fat and unsheathing …

Your Three-Month Plan To Outgrow Those Beginner Legs

When you're ready to take your lower body to the next level, this is the plan to get you there. Get comfortable under the bar and get ready to eat …

Workouts

Tarzan Workout Program: One-Week Lean Mass Split

To get his midsection into Tarzan shape, Lygdback had Skarsgård perform a variety of abdominal flexion and rotational exercises as well as …

Workouts

3 Things to Look for When Hiring a Business Plan Writer

I’ve been quite vocal with my concern that farming your business plan out is usually a bad idea.A business plan is not a one-time task—it’s an …

Small Business

The 7th Most-Common Killer Of Men—and How You Can Avoid It

Follow our week-long series on the most urgent health threats facing men for National Men’s Health Week<p>The average man is expected to die nearly 5 years earlier than the average woman, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).<p>The health of men remains a vital …

The entire US healthcare system is taking advantage of you. Here's how it happens

But Sarah Kliff, writing for Vox, identifies a third way the American health care system exploits and mistreats patients: by taking advantage of their time.<p>Physicians, specialists, clinics, pharmacists, and hospitals in the US all tend to function independently of one another. In part because of …

Health Care

Fastest-Growing Segment Of The Homeless Population May Surprise You

Do you know what the fastest-growing segment of the homeless population is? Families with children. About two-fifths (41 percent) of the homeless population is made up of families, making family homelessness a growing phenomenon.<p>The American Aid Foundation reports that seven in 10 Americans are …

Diagnosing a Sick Healthcare Industry

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Patients in today’s health system aren’t feeling well -- and that’s exactly the problem. Our system is designed to focus on treating those who are already sick instead of preventing illness in the first place. That’s one of the reasons …

Health Care

12 Great Lunges for the Hips, Glutes, and Thighs

Static Lunges<p>Static lunges are great for working all the major muscles of the hips, glutes, and thighs. In this version of lunges, you're simply …

The Hidden Risks of Those Popular Medicare Advantage Plans

There's a costly trade-off to paying lower premiums.<p>Retiree health care costs are taking an ever-growing bites out of seniors’ income. So it’s no …

What Your Aging Parents Aren't Telling You -- I'm Having Trouble Living Independently

Just like our parents worried about us getting sick or hurt, there comes a time when we as adult children start to worry about the health of our parents. Perhaps we notice changes in their energy, memory or coordination. Maybe we see them struggling to keep up with household chores, meal …

Why cancer is more deadly if you're black | Celine Gounder

Cancer treatment isn’t just a matter of science. Race, economics and power all determine whether the care you get ends up saving your life<p>Next month, Joe Biden will convene cancer experts, donors and patients for the “National Cancer Moonshot Summit”. The vice-president’s son Beau died of brain …

Cancer

More Than 90% of Americans Are Insured for the First Time in U.S. History

More people in the U.S. are covered by health insurance than ever before.<p>According to newly released federal statistics, about 91% of Americans have …

Healthcare costs nosedive when smokers quit

(Reuters Health) - When cigarette smokers quit, societal healthcare costs immediately plunge, a new study shows.<p>If 10 percent of American smokers gave up cigarettes and the rest cut back by 10 percent, the U.S. could shave $63 billion off medical costs the next year, the analysis found.<p>“You start …

One surgeon says you need an operation. Another says you don't. Here's why that happens.

In 2002, when Tim Copeland was just 12 years old, he started having seizures and difficulty speaking. His physician in San Diego couldn't figure out what the problem was. When Copeland eventually went to see a neurosurgeon in Escondido, California, he was diagnosed with cerebral cavernous …