Category Archives: Health

The Game Changers And You: Going Vegan for Our Health and Our Planet’s

Over the past month several friends have told me to watch the The Game Changers on @Netflix  produced by James Cameron and Arnold Schwarzenegger about vegan athletes. Intrigued by the concept of a plant based diet I sat down with my husband to watch the 90 minute documentary which was indeed a personal Game changer. […]

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U.S. health system costs four times more to run than Canada’s single-payer system

In the United States, a legion of administrative healthcare workers and health insurance employees who play no direct role in providing patient care costs every American man, woman and child an average of $2,497 per year. Across the border in Canada, where a single-payer system has been in place since 1962, the cost of administering […]

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Bernie Vows to Raise Taxes On Everybody Making Over $29,000 to Fund Gov’t-Run Health Care

The following article, Bernie Vows to Raise Taxes On Everybody Making Over $29,000 to Fund Gov’t-Run Health Care, was first published on Flag And Cross. During a speech in New Hampshire, 2020 Democrat Socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (VT) told his fans how he plans to not only ruin their lives but the lives of […]

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M Health Fairview to cut staff, consider trims to hospitals – StarTribune.com

Leaders of M Health Fairview disclosed Friday that the giant health care system will cut as much as 2% of its staff, the first of several potential changes for the newly branded organization that could include reduced operations at the Bethesda rehabilitation hospital and the potential closure of St. Joseph’s Hospital in downtown St. Paul. […]

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Viral video shows British people shocked as they guess costs of US health care | TheHill

By Marina Pitofsky – 12/04/19 08:19 PM EST A now-viral video shows British people appearing shocked at the cost in the United States for essential health care services like delivering a baby or purchasing an inhaler or an Epi Pen.  The U.K.-based political news site JOE shared the video on Twitter Tuesday and it has […]

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Health officials warn Denver airport travelers of potential measles exposure after 3 children hospitalized

Three children visiting Colorado have been hospitalized with measles, leading health officials to warn people who traveled through Denver International Airport earlier this week that they are at risk for the highly contagious disease. The children tested positive after traveling to a country with an ongoing measles outbreak. They did not have the MMR — […]

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15 Doctors Fired From Chicago-Area Health System | Medpage Today

At least 15 physicians have been fired from Edward-Elmhurst Health as the suburban Chicago-based health system moves to cut costs, sources told MedPage Today. The doctors, who worked across its seven “Immediate Care” or urgent care sites, will be replaced by advanced practice nurses, according to an email sent by hospital leadership that was shared […]

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Tanya Talaga: Toronto is getting a new Indigenous health centre

Anishnawbe Health Toronto is getting close to the finish line — it’s just $3.5-million away from its $10-million goal in a fundraising campaign for a state-of-the-art Indigenous health facility that’s set to be built next year in a prime downtown location. There are a lot of remarkable things about that sentence. First, after 150 years […]

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BYU-Idaho no longer accepts Medicaid. Now students who can’t afford other health insurance say they might drop out of school.

Casey Wilson took some time off from school last year when she found out she was pregnant with her second baby boy. The young mom had hoped to miss only a semester or two at Brigham Young University’s campus in Idaho. She was just a few credits away from earning her degree in art education […]

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Researchers Reveal How Being Around Chronic Complainers Can Put Your Health At Risk

Misery loves company, and it may come in the form of chronic complaining.  Being around complainers automatically can put a damper on your day if you don’t take steps to distance yourself. Being surrounded by hard-to-please family, friends, or co-workers creates more than merely a negative atmosphere. Indeed, it legitimately causes health consequences for you […]

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