ByAlpha Hunter: The retail industry is one of the most important industries because it can measure the health of an economy. As consumer spending increases, it means that the economic conditions are getting better. The retail industry is the second-biggest industry in the United States and employs a huge workforce. Show More Summary
As the January 1, 2014 date, when the main body of President Obama's health care plan takes effect, comes closer Republicans are getting ever more frantic. After all, the risk to the country is enormous. The program will extend health...Show More Summary
Michael F. Cannon This: A Fox News poll released Wednesday finds that while 26 percent of voters say their health care situation will be better under the new law, twice as many – 53 percent – say it will be worse. Another 13 percentShow More Summary
Fun Fact: Free health care, liberal views on marriage and a better appreciation of HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER’s Canadian-skewed humor aside, there is one other advantage to living north of the 49th parallel. Which is to say, occasionally one stumbles across a location shoot for one of the many Toronto-based productions lensing on anyRead More
Hey Ladies, you better be prepared, because you know, accidents will happen: A group backed by Right to Life of Michigan has been approved to circulate petitions seeking a new state law prohibiting health insurance companies from covering...Show More Summary
Clean up your act with these16 detox superstars - Women's Health It's almost beach time and here's a bikini bootcamp for you - Fitness Eggs for dinner? And they're even better with kale - POPSUGAR Food A 10-step method to breaking up...Show More Summary
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Wednesday directed that the Pentagon develop– via competitive bid –new healthcare management software that would better integrate military health care records with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The inability of the Department of Defense … Continue reading ?
You like your smartphone? Get ready for your smart toilet. The conventional wisdom goes that health care is notoriously slow to adopt new technologies. The explosion in the past few years of sensor and app-filled health startups is starting to prove that wrong (emphasis on "starting"). Show More Summary
McKesson Receives Top Award from National Business Group on Health for Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles for Employees Health care leader honored with "Platinum certification" for enabling employees to achieve better health SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS...Show More Summary
Many teens across the country are using "study drugs" to give them an academic advantage and help them achieve better results in school. The University of Michigan Mitt Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health, which was...Show More Summary
Here's a meal that will help boost your mood. From Health Central, the below infographic provides a recipe for Steamed Salmon Salad with Grapefruit Ginger Dressing and outlines why this meal will help put you in a better mood. The salmon is full of Omega-3 fatty acids that help put your mood swings in check. Show More Summary
As we noted in the context of antibiotics, it's well recognized that financial incentives cause the pharmaceutical industry to engage in research that tends to maximize profits rather than maximizing the health of the public. But a widely-circulated...Show More Summary
Last month, in a waiting room at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif., a small boy sat with a laptop, engrossed in a game. The game he played is Re-Mission 2: Nanobot's Revenge, one of a new collection of free online games for young cancer patients.
There’s new evidence to suggest that Obamacare is impacting the health industry for the better by successfully encouraging a greater emphasis on primary care. Ensuring that Americans are receiving regular preventative care is an important tenant of the health law, since it can ultimately help lower costs by preventing people from delaying medical treatment until [...]
If you've seen babies sleeping in strollers on the subway or a crowded city street, you might think they're unaffected by noise. But it turns out that little changes in the environment can make a big difference in infants' health. In a ward for sick and premature babies at a British hospital, a redesign of the building had surprising results. Show More Summary
This event on May 29 (3:30-5:30) at the Metropolitan Museum in NY is worthwhile for any health care provider who encounters people with dementia and for family members of persons with any form of dementia.Description: Please join us for a screening of I Remember Better When I Paint, a film by Eric Ellena and Berna Huebner. Show More Summary
As I mentioned in a previous post, I’m a writer for Windows by day, and a musician by night. Musicians don’t always have the best health habits. Late nights, hanging out in smoky clubs, and getting paid in drink tickets have taken their toll on my health. Show More Summary
"Yeah, but he was shot in the back of the head in a playground in Brooklyn back in 2011. You didn't know?" That was how my involvement with the 2013 Envision Film program began this past April.
Washington (CNN) - Here they go again. House Republicans are expected to vote Thursday to repeal President Obama's 2010 health care law. This will be the third time the House has voted to overturn the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, since the GOP took over the chamber in January of 2011. And House […]
Tension is growing in Bolivia as miners, teachers, health service workers and public university staff -all affiliated to the Central Workers Union- are on strike since May 6 demanding an increase in their retirement pension scheme.