Health

How Trump’s Budget Would Weaken Public Health

First things first: The White House’s budget is not law, nor will its latest iteration likely become law. President Trump’s proposal, released to the public Tuesday, is instead a signaling of his administration’s priorities—which congressional Republicans will likely ignore or heavily edit when they negotiate their own figures. Still, as has been said ad nauseam since Trump’s initial funding blueprint ... Read More »

A Whistle-Blower Tells of Health Insurers Bilking Medicare

Benjamin Poehling, a former finance director at UnitedHealth Group, in Minneapolis. He contends that his company and other insurers have been systematically bilking Medicare Advantage for years.CreditAckerman and Gruber for The New York Times When Medicare was facing an impossible $13 trillion funding gap, Congress opted for a bold fix: It handed over part of the program to insurance companies, ... Read More »

Surya Namaskar A and B: Two Exciting Variations of the Standard Sun Salutation Routine

The age-old science of yoga never really have a comeback, it didn’t need one. It just flourished and proliferated across the world in a way that along with the traditional practice, fitness experts gave it different makeovers. Over the years, traditional yoga has been fused with many other forms of exercises to achieve a greater level of fitness. Though traditionalists ... Read More »

Take the Test: Determine Your Small Business Health Score

This is a good time of year to assess the health of your company. Review these 10 elements and determine your small business health score to find out where you stand. What is Your Small Business Health Score? 1) Cash Flow Having a cash flow positive company is critical for success. This means the business has more cash at the ... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Love Handles: 6 Ways to Do Away With the Extra Fat

Have you been struggling to get rid of those love handles bulging out of your sides? We have some good news for you and it doesn’t require you to go to the gym! All you need to do is to take out 20 minutes of your time every day and work on getting rid of those love handles. Here are ... Read More »

The Health Risk of Working Night Shifts: It May Affect Your Liver!

Working night shifts has become a common scenario especially for multinational companies, media houses, call centres and customer care services. It’s convenient and sometimes beneficial to rotate the work cycle but it may pose a health risk for your sleep cycle and cause other issues connected with it. A new study, published in the Journal Cell, warns that reversing your ... Read More »

This is not the health-care bill that Trump promised

After years of insisting the Affordable Care Act was “rammed through” without Americans knowing what it would cost, House Republicans passed their own health-care plan on May 4, without an estimate of its impact from the Congressional Budget Office. (Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post) It was one thing for Donald Trump to pledge on the campaign trail that his plan for health ... Read More »

How to Lose Weight in 10 Days: Tips and Tricks

                    If you are trying to lose weight for a holiday or to slither in your bathing suit for the summer, or simply to lead a healthier lifestyle, you know it is a tough task. We are all guilty of trying all sorts of diets and fitness tips to lose those ... Read More »

Connecticut third best for children’s health

Connecticut is the third best state for children’s health care, according to a new study from the financial web site WalletHub. To determine which states offer the most cost-effective and highest-quality health care for children, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 28 key metrics. The data set ranges from share of children aged 0 ... Read More »

Early hip fracture surgery will save hundreds of lives

Hundreds of lives could be saved if patients with hip fractures were operated on in under 24 hours, a new study reveals. Researchers in Bristol found 8% more patients died after 30 days if they were operated on between 24 and 36 hours after admission to hospital. The delay is thought to have caused 670 excess deaths in four years. ... Read More »