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2013-10-02 14:04:42

Out-of-pocket medical expenses will decline for most consumers who become newly insured or change their source of health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act, according to a new RAND Corporation study. The study found that overall the Affordable Care Act will have a varied impact on health spending by individuals and families, depending primarily on their income and whether they would have been uninsured in 2016 without the program. People who will be newly insured and do not...

2013-09-27 23:26:28

Dr. Ira Williams, author of Misdiagnosed, Why Current Health Care Change is Malpractice, and First, Do No Harm, The Cure for Medical Malpractice, announces the release of his third book, Find the Black Box. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 For those tired of the medical errors-prone health care delivery system, and needless hospital deaths, Dr. Ira Williams sets forth in his third book to speak directly to how all of the quality of health care experts have failed to recognize, or...

Unsafe Medical Care Accounts For 43 Million Injuries Annually
2013-09-19 11:32:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While modern medical care can easily be credited with saving countless lives, over 43 million people worldwide are injured annually due to unsafe medical care, resulting in the loss of almost 23 million years of "healthy" life – according to a new study in BMJ Quality and Safety. The new report was written by a team that included researchers from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) in...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.