With many changes in the health industry, it wouldn’t be a surprise if something slipped through the cracks. From technological advances to the changing of the Affordable Care Act, healthcare changes have been prevalent in the news for 2017. ACA Changes Probably the biggest news of the 2017 health market was […]

Major Healthcare Changes in 2017

Currently, the Senate works on applying changes to the Better Care Reconciliation Act. The bill has many areas in need of improvement due to contention with former laws passed by the ACA. Among some of the areas causing friction are the gradual elimination of ACA’s Medicaid expansion; the size and […]

The Better Care Reconciliation Act Awaits Further Changes Until the ...

1. Help Your Diet by Ditching Diet Soda For the sake of your health, ditch soda altogether. Yes, that includes diet soda. “In addition, many people think ‘low-fat,’ ‘low-sugar,’ or ‘light’ means fewer calories, but that’s not always true,” says Amy Goodson, RD, dietitian for Texas Health Ben Hogan Sports Medicine. […]

Counter-intuitive Approaches to 9 Health Problems

What are Short-Term Medical Plans? Short-term medical plans are nothing new. They’ve been around for decades, helping provide coverage when people are between jobs or recently graduated. As the name suggests, short-term plans bridge coverage gaps for a limited time, usually six months or less. However, since the enactment of […]

Short-Term Medical Plan May Sore Under Trump’s Healthcare Initiatives

Once the key phrase of Trump’s presidential campaign, the mantra “repeal and replace” has now become the primary focus of the Trump administration. However, the GOP has yet to decide on a replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act. Instead, some are suggesting repairing the healthcare law by shrinking the services insurers are required […]

Obama’s 10 Essential Benefits May Change Under Trump

Published in the journal Epidemiology, a study concludes that a gluten-free diet may actually pose serious health risks. According to study co-author Maria Argos, assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), and her colleagues found that those who go gluten-free may increase exposure to arsenic and […]

Gluten-Free Diet May Expose You to Toxic Metals

Based off data from a national sleep survey, conducted by SleepScore, Americans had a visceral reaction to the 2016 election. Across all America, people experienced a drastic spike in stress levels, as well as a significant drop in sleep time. However, America’s reaction to the election is only a glimpse at a very […]

Wake Up America! You Need Your Sleep!

Do you feel a constant need to pop your knuckles, to roll your neck, or to bend your elbow until you hear the satisfying crack? Do you worry that the popping sounds are bad for your joints? Well, fret no longer. According to Dr. Aman Dhawan, an orthopedic sports medicine […]

If Your Joints Pop and Crack, Don’t Worry It’s ...

Just Like the Common Flu Everyone is susceptible to getting the flu or tripping and breaking a bone. Viruses spread and accidents happen. Similarly, everyone is susceptible to mental health disorders. In fact, scientists now believe that people who go their whole life, or even half of their life, without experiencing some […]

If You’ve Never Had a Mental Health Problem, Then Chances ...

The ultimate goal of ACA was to insure more Americans. If the insured rate is the measure of success, then Obamacare succeeded. At least 20 million more people now have health insurance than they did before the law. To improve the uninsured rate, the Obama administration wanted to make it easy for people […]

Trump Administration Announces New ACA Ruling