Americans Now More Concerned About Healthcare Than Terrorism
The most recent poll shows that most Americans are now more worried about health care rather than terrosism attacks. Two years ago, health care issue was clustered with job security and other concerns, while nowadays, it is more prominent in the minds of Americans.
Healthcare Spending Escalation Is Due To Technology, Not Longer Life Spans
Technology is being blamed as the culprit behind the escalation of health care spending and costs, and not longer life spans. Each year, better technology, which is usually expensive, provides better care to older patients, resulting to more spending.
Medically Assisted Deaths Could Reduce Health Care Costs
Researchers say that medically assisted deaths could significantly cut down health care spending. It suggested that it couls save $34.7 million and $136.8 million in Canada.
Trump Health Care: No More Individual Mandate
Trump health care might stop enforcing the rule requiring individual Americans to carry health insurance or pay a penalty if they do not, according to President Donald Trump's senior counselor
Life Expectancy In China To Reach 77 In 2020
Massive health reforms are currently underway to increase life expectancy in China from 76 to 77 in 2020. The giant country is currently in the seventh spot of highest life expectancy in Asia.
Medicine Study Reveals Health Care Is Used Inappropriately Worldwide
A medicine study suggests the use of medicine and health care are both both overused and underused wasting at least $210 billion resources in 2010 in the United States alone
Health Care Spending Mostly Goes To Diabetes, Heart Disease And Back Pain
A recent study shows which diseases are allocated the most health care spending. A staggering estimation of $2.4 trillion is estimated in 2013 for all 155 diseases included in the study.
Mother’s Allergy During Pregnancy Linked To Autism And ADHD?
With The Persistence Of Allergies, Can A Mother’s Allergy Cause Adverse Health Problems Than The Usual? Are There Underlying Health Effects Of It?
A Glass Of Wine Before Smoking May Prevent Short Term Vascular Damage
Red wine has components which help avert markers of vascular injury. Experts say drinking a glass before smoking can possibly counteract some of the short-term negative effects of smoking on blood vessels.
Breast Cancer Death Rate on Black Women Increasing: Study
Alarming high mortality rate on African-American women should get some attention.
Finland wants babies to sleep in cardboard boxes... Why?
The government of Finland sends all new parents a care package, and it includes a cardboard crib. But, what has this meant to Finland over the last 75 years?
Cancer Rates, Deaths in Latin America Skyrocketing
Cancer cases are soaring in Latin America and many are unable to get proper access to healthcare.
Long-Term Health Care Being Ignored By Many Seniors
Older Americans aren’t doing enough to prepare for the long-term health care they will need as they age, according to a new survey.