Obamacare is putting the agricultural industry in a tizzy.
Many contractors who provide farm labor and must now offer workers health insurance are complaining loudly about the cost in their already low-margin business.
Some are also concerned… Read More
A Finnish study recently examined genetic mutations and how they could impact some of the most common diabetes complications, including nephropathy and retinopathy. Researchers found that people living with type 1 diabetes who also have… Read More
Harriet Kelly has one word to describe the day she stopped driving four years ago: miserable.
“It’s no fun when you give up driving, I just have to say that,” she says.
Harriet Kelly, of Denver, says she hasn’t had even a fender bender
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The diabetes drug metformin may also lower the risk of lung cancer – but only for those who don’t smoke.
Smokers, on the other hand, saw an increased risk of lung cancer while taking metformin, which helps control blood sugar levels in diabetes… Read More
On February 9, 2016, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee unanimously passed the Improving Health IT Act. The goal of this legislation is to make electronic health records interoperable, and it assists hospitals… Read More
Researchers from the University of Minnesota have recently examined how much money health care homes have saved the state. Health care homes are certified primary care clinics that manage patients’ overall care while providing extra … Read More
Medical practitioners believe that the extensivist model can significantly benefit the care of vulnerable patients. Extensivist medicine, also known as coordinated care, involves coordinating patient care across multiple consulting… Read More
A recent South Korean study is debunking the idea that it is possible to be “fat and fit.” Researchers have found that obese and overweight individuals who are otherwise metabolically healthy continue to be at a high risk of developing … Read More
Researchers recently found that geriatric bypass surgery can increase a person’s life expectancy. The greatest survival boost from this procedure tended to be for middle-aged and older obese adults; however, the same results were not… Read More
Recently, a proposal was made to the New York City Council that would potentially make fast food meals for children healthier. If this new policy is approved, any fast food meals that come with toys would need to have less than 500 calories and… Read More