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Articles About Healthcare
August 31, 2015
Marijuana is Much Safer Than Alcohol and Tobacco, So Stop Asking
Despite evidence to the contrary, we keep hearing about how dangerous of a drug marijuana is. Well, it's magnitudes safer than alternatives. So stop asking.
July 03, 2015
The 10 Most Expensive Places to Buy Health Insurance
The Affordable Care Act brought low-cost insurance plans to some Americans, but residents of certain geographic areas are seeing much higher premiums.
June 13, 2015
Can Millennials Afford Obamacare?
There is no clear-cut answer to whether the reform has truly improved health care, and more broadly, the lives of Millennials.
June 03, 2015
Why Health Care Faces the Most Costly Data Breaches
A growing number of sectors are seeing losses due to cyber attacks, and one important industry is now being hit the hardest.
May 30, 2015
These Insurers Offer Transgender Health Care Coverage
The American health care system is particularly troubling for transgender people, but there are some insurance plans without blanket exclusions. Here are 24.
May 27, 2015
How Obesity Causes Big Problems For the Economy
A recent study has found that the annual cost of obesity is higher than previously thought, and outlines the complex reasons why the disease is so difficult to combat.
May 25, 2015
Here’s Why Millions of Americans Face Surprise Medical Bills
If you weren't frustrated enough already, here's some more bad news about the American health care system.
May 19, 2015
America’s Obesity Epidemic Has a Trillion-Dollar Price Tag
Exploding rates of obesity all across the U.S. have not gone unnoticed, but largely ignored for the past few decades, and It's going to cost society an awful lot.
May 18, 2015
5 Ways We Can Help Struggling American Families
Working families have it tougher than ever, and a recent survey shows just how far behind America is in taking care of them. Here's 5 ways we can help.
May 10, 2015
What the Affordable Care Act Could Do to Medicare
The ACA made it clear that we don't have all the tools to make accurate projections for Medicare spending.
May 03, 2015
The Problem With Employer-Sponsored Health Care
Employer-sponsored healthcare is a fairly abstract idea, and one that needs to be revamped. The recent Hobby Lobby ruling proves it.
April 21, 2015
Should the U.S. Be Spending This Much Money to Go to Mars?
How could America's money be better put toward exploring our solar system?
April 13, 2015
Why More Employers Are Providing Transgender Health Care
One-third of Fortune 500 companies offer their employees transgender-inclusive health benefits, and in most cases, it costs them virtually nothing.
April 08, 2015
7 OTC Drugs That You Should Always Buy Generic
One easy way for people to cut costs in health spending is to switch from name-brand drugs to cheaper, store-brand versions of the same products.
April 04, 2015
5 Things You Should Know About Obamacare and Exemptions
In some cases, you might be able to get an exemption from the individual shared responsibility mandate.
March 22, 2015
The 10 Best Retirement Cities in America
Location plays a significant role in determining your retirement satisfaction.
March 13, 2015
Apple’s ResearchKit: Game Changer or Gimmick?
Here’s a rundown of the potential benefits and pitfalls associated with Apple’s newest software framework.
March 10, 2015
Guess Who Usually Ends Up Paying for Workplace Injuries?
New insight into the destruction of workman's compensation is only a small part of an overall trend: socializing costs, while privatizing profit.
March 06, 2015
What Effect Will Marijuana Have On The Healthcare System?
Now that marijuana is entering the mainstream, what effect will it have on health care? Is it possible that it could actually bring costs down?
February 09, 2015
Glucose App Gives Apple Watch a Healthy Head Start
Dexcom’s glucose-monitoring app could give the Apple Watch an early head start in the mobile health tech market.
February 08, 2015
Apple’s Hospital Trials Highlight Mobile Health Tech Muddle
Apple’s HealthKit is being tested at several top hospitals amid ongoing questions about the accuracy and privacy of mobile health data in general.
February 02, 2015
How Many Genomes Will Obama’s $215M Precision Medicine Initiative Map?
The president is requesting a $215 million investment for the Precision Medicine Initiative, which promises new biomedical discoveries and the tools for selecting more personalized treatments that will respond to specific patients.
December 23, 2014
Apple’s Health App Is Missing This Key Feature
Several industry watchers have pointed out that the Health app does not have the capability to track a metric that is of paramount importance to a large segment of Apple's users.
December 22, 2014
How to Turn $1 Into $166 by Investing in Food and Education
The incentives for investing in our children's health are apparently too good to ignore, according to new research from Cornell and the University of Waterloo.
December 20, 2014
Do You Live in One of the 5 Least or Most Healthy States?
Read on to see which states fared the best in this year's rankings, and which leave the most to be desired in terms of U.S. public health. The results may surprise you!
December 18, 2014
Why Did the NRA Fight Obama Over His Surgeon General Nomination?
Here's why the new Surgeon General has already made some enemies.
November 24, 2014
Here’s What Republicans Are Planning for 2015
Republicans have control of the Senate. Here's what they may have planned with their new majority.
November 24, 2014
Take It Easy: What You Should Know About Semi-Retirement
Switching from a full-time job to no job at all can often be a big adjustment, so more and more people are taking a stab at semi-retirement first.
November 23, 2014
Should You Retire to a College Town?
Approaching retirement? Here are the advantages and disadvantages of retiring in a college town.
November 12, 2014
Charting the Medicare Enrollment Maze
The Medicare enrollment process is a confusing maze of paperwork and choices, but a good map and some good advice can make the process much easier.
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