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  • Coffee 5 Surprising Health Perks From That Daily Cup of Joe
    By on June 26, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Coffee has some health benefits. When it comes to coffee, the bulk of research supports that regular coffee intake among healthy people–even up to the 2-5 cup per day range– is associated with a variety of positive health outcomes compared to lower (or no) intake of coffee.


  • What the Health Law Didn’t Fix: Medicare Doc Pay
    By on May 6, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Just about everyone agrees the scheduled 21 percent pay cut to doctors in America’s Medicare program would be a devastating blow to patient care. But without the cut, the federal deficit will balloon another $300 billion over the next decade.


  • GE Sponsors Digg’s Entire Health Section
    By on February 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Digg is one of the first social media communities to really take sponsorships and advertising to the next level.


  • Is That Sushi Hazardous To Your Health?
    By on November 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    pdclarry writes “A recent study by scientists at the American Museum of Natural History and Columbia University found that a piece of tuna sushi may not be tuna at all: ‘A piece of tuna sushi has the potential to be an endangered species, a fraud or a health hazard,’ wrote the authors. ‘All three of these cases were uncovered in this study.’ The study, published in PLoS ONE examined 68 samples of tuna sushi purchased from 31 restaurants in Manhattan (more…)

  • Landrieu Says She’ll Back Democrats on Key Health
    By on November 21, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Democrat Landrieu said she would vote to move forward with debate on health-care legislation, as the chamber moved toward an evening vote on whether to bring the bill to the floor. The support of at least one other centrist Democrat remained in doubt.


  • Planet Health Care – How the rest of the world does it
    By on October 11, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    As health care reform rages in Washington over a health care bill, what can Americans learn from the world? Health care reform around the world can help inform America’s health care bill.


  • For College Students, Health Overhaul Starts Today
    By on October 10, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    While Congress haggles over the details of a massive health-care overhaul, at least a few people will no longer have to worry about losing their health insurance if they get sick: college students who are still covered under their parents’ health plans.