Technology has certainly become a part of our everyday lives; in fact people today often say they don’t think they could live without their Smartphones. An even further extension of technology was the creation of Smartphone apps, for which there seems to be an endless supply of apps for everything, even your health. Today you… Continue Reading ›

Are You Native American? Did You Know Obamacare is Available To You? The Obama administration is trying to reach out to Native Americans to let them know that they too are covered under the new healthcare law. It is believed that most Native Americans are unaware that they are eligible to enroll in Obamacare, so… Continue Reading ›

Two Main Reasons Primary Healthcare is Changing There are numerous factors that are prompting many new changes to the American healthcare system we once knew. Two of the main reasons these changes are occurring so rapidly are the advancements being made in health-related technology apps and the ever increasing shortage of U.S. primary care doctors,… Continue Reading ›

A couple in San Francisco had just married and soon after decided to create five embryos, the wife had just been diagnosed with breast cancer and feared chemotherapy treatments would make it impossible for her to have children. The wife survived the cancer, but sadly the marriage did not. Now, after the divorce the ex-wife… Continue Reading ›

When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted, one big complaint was that doctors would face a nationwide avalanche of newly insured patients. But new research suggests that not only has this not occurred, but patient visits have actually slightly decreased. As further evidence of the healthcare law’s positive impact, the past year has seen… Continue Reading ›

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) study, the first three months of 2015 saw a total of 29 million (9.2.percent) uninsured people of all ages nationwide . This represents 7 million fewer uninsured men and women than 2014’s uninsured rate of 11.5 percent. The NCHS released… Continue Reading ›

Due to the availability of the special enrollment period (SEP), almost one million Americans have enrolled for health insurance coverage through the government exchanges. Research shows that for the most recent SEP, which ran from Feb. 23 through June 30, 2015, an estimated 944,000 beneficiaries signed up through the HealthCare.gov platform. “Life changes are often… Continue Reading ›