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Posted on 8. March 2012

Will Justice (and the Justices) Prevail?

Americans spend more on healthcare coverage than those in any other country on just about every medical procedure and doctor visit Although controversial, the Affordable Care Act gave new health insurance rights to many. Will those rights remain? [More]
Posted on 10. November 2011

A Veterans' Day Tribute to Those Who Have Helped Us in Our Battle with Immune Disease

When you think about it, it’s easy to equate military operations with the battle our immune systems face when confronted with chronic disease. Today we honor all of our “veterans.” [More]
Posted on 20. October 2011

Giving Patients Direct Access to Test Results: Is It a Good Idea?

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed a change in federal regulations that would allow patients direct access to their laboratory test results. Good idea? Weigh in. [More]
Posted on 29. September 2011

Double Check Your Medical Bills

Your probably double check your credit card bills. Do you apply the same diligence to medical bills? Maybe you should – did you know 8 out of 10 medical bills contain errors? [More]
Posted on 11. August 2011

That is Not What I Meant

These days we communicate via Facebook, blogs, email and texting — just to name a few. Rarely, it seems, does anyone ever pick up a telephone to make a call. But is what we say always what we actually meant? [More]
Posted on 28. July 2011

What Would You Do If It Were You, Doc?

Would most doctors take their own healthcare advice? A recent study says “not always.” Why the double standard and what can patients do to get a doctor’s honest opinion? [More]
Posted on 14. July 2011

Confronting Chronic Rudeness

Being ridiculed in public because your illness requires you to receive special care or treatment can be humiliating and infuriating. Here’s how one patient dealt with chronic rudeness. [More]
Posted on 11. February 2011

There’s a Fee for That

By Kris McFalls

More and more, the healthcare industry is adopting the approach of the airlines by [More]
Categories: Speaking Out