You Might Want to Reconsider These Common Medical Tests!

The Choosing Wisely campaign, an initiative by the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation in partnership with Consumer Reports, kicked off last spring. It is an attempt to alert both doctors and patients to problematic and commonly overused medical tests, procedures and treatments. As we get older, we may find the need or desire for…

The Decline of Doctors

The New York  Times reports that by 2014, Obama’s new healthcare law is projected to cover more than 300,000 people in the Inland empire, an economically poor area in Southern California. However, the healthcare coverage may not transfer into actual care, as locals speculate that there will be nowhere near the number of doctors necessary. To this…

Healthcare Revolution

Europe is able to have successful and affordable Healthcare, so why can’t we. Well, the answer might be right on the tip of our tongues. We have an obesity rate of 64.5% vs. a 27% and 38% obesity rate for European females and males, respectively. (The European obesity rate is increasing at an alarming rate due to…

President Obama’s Healthcare Speech Real Time Updates

Get ready, come 8 o’clock Eastern Time, live updates will be rolling through the wires covering President Obama’s Address To Congress.  You’re not gonna want to miss this.  8pm- First Lady Obama enters into the House    8:11- The President Finally Arrives to warm applause   8:16– Speaker of The House Pelosi Announces The President…

Long Term Care Insurance and The AARP’s Media Blitz (No Relation)

Watch out ladies! You may not be planning and preparing for long term care properly, according to a report by the American Association for Long Term Care Insurance.  Looking at the data though, I cannot see a link between the economic downturn and the ability for women to plan and prepare for long term care.  Nonetheless,…