More Hospitals Offering Online Scheduling To Reduce ED Wait Times

 onlineA growing number of hospitals are allowing patients to schedule emergency department appointments online in an effort to reduce overcrowding at facilities with long wait times, Kaiser Health News/San Francisco Chronicle reports. Continue reading

High Court Nullifies Contraceptive Mandate for Family-Owned Businesses

hccourtFamily-owned for-profit employers cannot be forced by the federal health care reform law to provide coverage for prescription contraceptives, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Monday.

The decision, written by Justice Samuel Alito for the majority, came in a challenge Continue reading

131 Ways For An Infant to Die

infant_deathThere are 130 official ways for an infant to die. These official categories of death, sanctioned by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), are published in the International Classification of Diseases Continue reading

7 Proven Ways to Keep Your Brain Young

Alzheimer’s has been called the defining disease of the boomer generation.  Its victims are expected to triple by the year 2050.

In addition, Continue reading

Facebook Mind Control Experiment Was Nothing Compared to the Deliberate Manipulations of the Mass Media

mmThe internet erupted in protest last week over the revelation that Facebook ran a psychological experiment on 700,000 users designed to see just how easily information could be used to Continue reading