Tag Archives: health

Health Insurance Costs Crushing Many People Who Don't Get Federal Subsidies – HealthLeaders Media

Increasing costs plus rising deductibles and copayments have driven millions who don’t get a subsidy to drop their coverage or turn to insurance that’s cheaper, less comprehensive, and sometimes inadequate. This article first appeared December 14, 2018 on Kaiser Health News. By Steven Findlay Like millions of Americans in this final week of open enrollment… Read More »

New health warning over paleo diet

The controversial paleo diet has been dealt another blow by health researchers, who’ve discovered a link between the so-called ‘caveman food lifestyle’ and heart disease risk. Made famous by celebrity chef Pete Evans, a judge on My Kitchen Rules, the strict regimen focuses on meat, chicken, fish, nuts and seeds while avoiding grains, legumes, sugar… Read More »

Medicaid Expansion is Evidence the Health Policy Debate Defies Political Divides

By AMY LONG and JOE MOLLOY  Among all the talk of waves and tides of the close midterm races around the country, there were tremendous results on election day for Medicaid expansion. Three states – Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah – passed ballot initiatives approving the policy. On top of that, in Kansas and Maine, governors… Read More »