Tag Archives: Health

Obamacare’s health care protections face first true test in coronavirus crisis – NBCNews.com

The Affordable Care Act turned 10 last month and is credited with helping 20 million more Americans get health insurance than before the law was enacted. But the coronavirus pandemic could be the first true test of how well “Obamacare” works at preventing significant coverage loss, experts say. For people stricken with COVID-19, the disease… Read More »

Federal health agencies block journalists’ access to COVID-19 experts & information

It is a form of censorship.  Journalists trying to cover COVID-19 are not allowed to talk with many federal health researchers or administrators without checking in first with government “public information officers” or PIOs. Sometimes the request is denied outright. Oftentimes, if a reporter is granted an interview, a PIO insists on sitting in on… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Plants, Protein and Muscle

1 Which of the following has been shown to dramatically lower mortality in septic pediatric patients? Intravenous vitamin C with hydrocortisone and vitamin B1 Recent research has demonstrated an intravenous protocol of vitamin C, hydrocortisone and vitamin B1 lowers mortality in septic pediatric patients, from 28% to 9% in the first 30 days. Learn more.… Read More »

Consulting for Health Tech Startup CEOs From the Guy Who Knows | Matthew Holt, SMACK Health

Health Tech Feb 21, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH To hear Matthew Holt tear apart a pitch deck—or worse, a demo—one thinks of another Brit with a penchant for criticism and tell-it-like-it-is tough love. Could Matthew Holt be the Simon Cowell of health tech? Or maybe he’s got a point underneath all that gruff?… Read More »

Follow Plant-Based Diets for Better Heart Health

Heart Health (Image used for representational purpose only) (Photo Credits: ANI) New York, February 18: Reducing animal product intake and following a primarily plant-based diet can decrease the risk of heart disease, say researchers, adding that it’s because plant-based food minimises the negative effects of a gut-microbiome associated with an increased risk of coronary heart… Read More »

Rural Health Policy

View more How do we ensure access to affordable, high quality healthcare for rural residents? How can Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement approaches allow rural healthcare facilities to keep their doors open? How can we attract healthcare providers to rural communities? Questions like these, along with countless others, are the basis of rural health policy. Rural health policymaking takes… Read More »