Monthly Archives: November 2015

Health Benefits of Coffee May Include Your Heart

Would you like to reduce your risk of neurological conditions and cardiovascular disease and maybe live a little longer?  A recent study in Circulation shows that the health benefits of coffee may include longer life for coffee drinkers.

In this study, 208,501 doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals in the U.S. were surveyed repeatedly over the […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|General Health|0 Comments

Is Obamacare Working? United Healthcare May Exit

Ask random people on the street one simple question, “Is Obamacare working?” and you’ll likely get mixed replies.  One thing is for sure though, the nation’s largest healthcare provider, United Healthcare, may stop offering individual coverage in 2016 and is going to halt its marketing efforts in that market, effective immediately.

What that means is, United doesn’t […]

By |November 19th, 2015|Healthcare Business|0 Comments

Healthcare In The United States

With a little bit of research you’ll quickly find that healthcare in the United States leaves something to be desired.  The United States spends more on healthcare than any other developed nation. So, why do Americans live shorter lives than other developed countries? American infants have a lower chance of surviving past infancy than those […]

By |November 19th, 2015|Healthcare Business|0 Comments

Gout Remedies: Fish for Gout?

As a fellow sufferer of gout, and a lover of sushi, this is a topic near and dear for me and I’m always on the lookout for gout remedies.  As a physician I have told my patients for years to avoid high purine foods such as some of my favorites: organ meats (liver), seafood (salmon […]

By |November 12th, 2015|General Health|0 Comments

Healthcare Strategic Planning – 3 Signs Yours Isn’t Working

It’s that time of year again and millions of Americans using Medicare plans, Affordable Care Act and employer-sponsored health insurance are selecting their health plans.  There’s a lot to choose from and all too often, you pay more than you should – or need to.  Healthcare strategic planning will ensure that you get only what […]

By |November 2nd, 2015|Healthcare Business|0 Comments