Non Profit Institute of Medicine Panel Says Change is Urgently Needed A series of reports dating back from 2000 to September of 2015, from the prestigious panel at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has been drawing attention to the serious under reporting of misdiagnosis and diagnostic errors occurring all across the U.S. today. The importance… Continue Reading ›

A small weight loss study conducted by the U.S. National Institutes of Health has been studying the effects of using electrical stimulation of the brain as an intervention treatment for obesity. The study monitored the eating behaviors of study participants after stimulating the left prefrontal cortex of the subject’s brains. Researchers found that the prefrontal… Continue Reading ›

Do You See Yourself Here? When it comes to their health men are still generations behind. Be tough, be a man, ignore the pain and it will go away seems to be the strategy. And while men may have gotten to the place where they know its okay to cry, they still have to be… Continue Reading ›

As the latest Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues, Americans are eagerly purchasing health insurance. The results are impressive, with more than 8.5 million having enrolled as of Dec. 26, 2015. A new poll is shedding some interesting light on consumers’ preferences. Among the findings are their motivations for enrolling… Continue Reading ›

To provide a helping hand to American businesses, the Treasury Department announced on Dec. 28, 2015, an extension for companies to send in certain tax forms. Formerly, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) required businesses to submit specific forms showing which employees were actually covered. Now, with the deadline being pushed back to March 31, 2016,… Continue Reading ›

Once the leading cause of death among women, cervical cancer cases are being dealt a serious blow, thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). New research suggests that a provision of the healthcare law has enabled the cancer to be found earlier in more young women. And, since the law’s passing, more are undergoing treatment… Continue Reading ›