Do Not Let Outlandish ER Charges Break Your Bank

Do Not Let Outlandish ER Charges Break Your Bank






Do Not Let Outlandish ER Charges Break Your Bank I just read a new analysis of US medical bills has found hospitals typically charge uninsured ER (emergency room)  patients 4X as much as the take from Medicare for the same service. The study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that ER patients routinely pay more […]






President Trump, “New Healthcare Plan On Its Way”

President Trump, “New Healthcare Plan On Its Way”






President Trump, “New Healthcare Plan On Its Way” President Donald Trump continued many of his oft-repeated mantras in Sunday morning tweets, saying the left is the “party of obstruction,” “Obamacare is dead,” and new “healthcare plan is on its way.” Sunday’s Tweets from our President: The Democrats, without a leader, have become the party of […]






Medical Marijuana and the Opioid Epidemic

Medical Marijuana and the Opioid Epidemic






Medical Marijuana and the Opioid Epidemic In Y 2014, more people died from drug overdoses than in any other year on record. Over 60% of these deaths involved opioids. These powerful medications are often prescribed to people for chronic pain relief, although they often fail to provide relief. Where they do excel is in causing […]






US Vets Facing Long Waits for Healthcare, Suicides Up

US Vets Facing Long Waits for Healthcare, Suicides Up






US Vets Facing Long Waits for Healthcare, Suicides Up Many US military Vets put off getting the medical care they need largely because of long wait times in the troubled Veterans Administration (VA) healthcare system, a new study shows. The findings, by Dr. Doohee Lee of Marshall University and Dr. Charles Begley of the University […]