Report: Obamacare Family ‘Glitch’ Could Price Millions Out of Healthcare Coverage

Millions of Americans will be priced out of health insurance under President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul because of a glitch in the law that adversely affects people with modest incomes who cannot afford family coverage offered by their employers, a leading healthcare advocacy group said on Tuesday. Continue reading

Health Costs Significantly Higher in U.S., Report Finds

Private insurers in the U.S. last year paid significantly more—up to 26 times as much in one case—for common procedures, hospital and doctor visits and prescriptions when compared with private and public insurers in 10 other countries, a report shows.

The report, by the International Federation of Health Plans (PDF), Continue reading

Miracle Vitamin May Starve Cancer Cells

When it comes to cancer treatment, having to choose between sickening and dangerous options like surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy is no choice at all. But here’s the good news — in just a couple short years, you may never have to make that choice again. That’s all thanks to some amazing research coming out of Continue reading

Heartburn Drugs Leave Stomachs in Knots

I’d like to think that I’m man enough to admit when I’m wrong. For years I’ve been claiming that mainstream medicine hands out proton pump inhibitors like candy.

But if we doled out Continue reading