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Amazon Joins Trend of Sending Workers Away for Health Care

Employers pay staffers’ expenses to travel to select hospitals and doctors, in bid to control costs<p>Employers are increasingly going the distance to control health spending, paying to send workers across the country to get medical care and bypassing local health-care providers.<p>One of the latest is …


People v mosquitos: what to do about our biggest killer

We are at war with the mosquito. A swarming and consuming army of 110tn enemy mosquitoes patrols every inch of the globe except for Antarctica, Iceland and a handful of French Polynesian micro-islands. The biting female warrior of this droning insect population is armed with at least 15 lethal and …


Carbohydrates and Inflammation

Inflammation is a process by which your body's chemicals and white blood cells work to protect you from foreign substances, such as viruses and …


Lose 30 Pounds in 28 Days on This Gut-Healing Metabolism Reset Diet

Breakthrough Yale research has found that a fiber-like compound called resistant starch hiding in bananas and beans has a surprising superpower: It …


The Dirty Dozen: 12 Foods That Are High in Pesticides

The demand for organic produce has grown exponentially over the past two decades.<p>Americans spent over 26 billion dollars on organic produce in 2010 …


AI (Artificial Intelligence): What’s The Next Frontier For Healthcare?

Perhaps one of the biggest opportunities for AI (Artificial Intelligence) is the healthcare industry. According to ReportLinker, spending on this category is forecasted to jump from $2.1 billion to $36.1 billion by 2025. This is a hefty 50.2% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).<p>So then what are some …


Don’t make these mistakes with medical bills

Many consumers take their medical bills at face value — and pay the price. You can limit the hurt by shopping around beforehand, double-checking …

California hospital chain going to court over high prices

SAN FRANCISCO — One of California’s largest hospital systems is facing a trial over accusations that it has used its market dominance to snuff out …


14 Things You Need to Know About Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria - AKA 'Superbugs'

If you haven't heard of superbugs before, you'd better listen up - things are about to get crazy. Superbugs are drug-resistant microbes that no …

Super Bug

Food As Medicine: What Biochemistry And Genetics Are Teaching Us About How To Eat Right

We often talk about genetics as if it’s set in stone. “She just has good genes” or “He was born with it” are common phrases.<p>However, over the past decade, biochemists and geneticists have discovered that your genetic expression changes over time. Based on environmental factors, certain genes may be …


What to Eat if You Want 7 Percent Body Fat

If you are an elite athlete or just want to achieve a very low percentage of body fat, there are no magic foods, but there are ways of eating that …

Body Fat

Medicare Enrollment Dashboard - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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5 ways to bounce back from physical, mental, or emotional burnout

Do you consistently feel drained or lack enthusiasm for your work despite taking extra days off or even an extended vacation?Have you been fighting …


72 Percent of All Rural Hospital Closures Are in States That Rejected the Medicaid Expansion

States that refused Obamacare's Medicaid expansion are hemorrhaging hospitals in rural areas.<p>Roughly 20 percent of Americans live in rural areas, including more than 13 million children, according to the last U.S. census. And, according to research and reporting by the <i>Pittsburg Morning Sun</i> and its …

Why Obamacare Doesn't Work As Promised

Just A Handful Of Nuts May Help Keep Us From Packing On The Pounds As We Age

Eating a handful of almonds, walnuts, peanuts or any type of nut on a regular basis may help prevent excessive weight gain and even lower the risk of obesity, new research suggests.<p>It may be that substituting healthy nuts for unhealthy snacks is a simple strategy to ward off the gradual weight gain …

Holistic Medicine

Are Plant Milks More Healthful Than Cow's Milk?

Sales of nondairy milks are up 61 percent since 2012, according to a 2018 report from market research firm Mintel. A 2018 Consumer Reports nationally …


The Economic Cost of Physician Burnout

Physician burnout costs the United States health care industry $4.6 billion a year, a number that brings a new spotlight to an age-old problem.<p>In a …


Will cracking my knuckles give me arthritis?

The splintering sound makes the habit seem far worse than it is.<p>When he was a child, Donald Unger’s mother and aunts warned that he shouldn’t crack his knuckles, because he would develop arthritis. To prove them wrong, he set out on a half-century long experiment, cracking the knuckles on his left …


AHA News: Meat Alternatives Have Gone Mainstream, But How Can They Fit in Your Diet?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- By almost any measure, meat alternatives are rapidly gaining in popularity.<p>The …

Fidelity fund's big bet on Juul looms large amid controversy

BOSTON (Reuters) - Juul Labs Inc has become one the biggest bets in the portfolio of Fidelity’s $28 billion Blue Chip Growth Fund, whose exposure to the troubled e-cigarette maker has climbed to $761 million amid a regulatory backlash and departure of its top executive.<p>Fidelity Blue Chip Growth …


5 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure and Heart Attack Risk by 60%

Trimming as little as 15 points off your blood pressure can cut your heart attack risk by 60 percent. And it’s easy! Here are five simple tips.<p>A …

Blood Pressure

The false choice over “Medicare for All”

We can have both private health insurance and an expanded role for government.<p>Ask any voter in the country today and they’ll tell you that health care is top of mind. In other developed countries, health care is a basic human right, but in the United States, it’s a commodity—a highly profitable one …

Health Care

How to do more with less in healthcare

As medicine advances, so does the complexity and price of healthcare. For inspiration on ways to keep healthcare affordable, Jan Denecker shares …

Health Care

Trump admin could allow prescription drug imports from Canada

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