Reform Update: Businesses Seeing Self-Funded Plans as Way to Dodge ACA

reform13The rate of self-funded health insurance among smaller businesses has remained relatively stable during the past decade, but that may change soon. Many businesses see self-funding as a way to skirt requirements of the healthcare reform law.

In response, carriers are offering self-insured plans to Continue reading

Blues in South Carolina Say they’ll Reimburse for Telemedicine

Stethoscope on Computer KeyboardAfter years of tentative but promising steps, telemedicine is primed to take off in South Carolina with the backing of two of the state’s major insurers.

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and BlueChoice HealthPlan of South Carolina announced this month that they will begin to pay claims for some telemedicine services. Continue reading

Big Pharma Invents yet Another Disease to Sell Deadly Drugs: ‘Shift Work Disorder’

shiftNow Used to Push Medication that May Kill You

Ever heard of “shift work disorder?” It’s a new disease being played up by the pharmaceutical industry to sell drugs so dangerous that even the home page of the drug website admits the drug may kill you. Continue reading

Josie Nunez Cancer Story: Inspirational 8-year Old Girl Shrinks Tumor Naturally with Cancer Juicing Therapy

josieJosie says that the doctor’s reaction was “uhhh… how are you doing that!?”

This young cancer survivor thought that she originally had strep throat, but of course didn’t know for certain. Her mom had taken her to the doctor’s office multiple times because of strep, vomiting, and headaches. Both her parents felt in their gut that something was really wrong. She would sleep a lot and always Continue reading

Confessions of a Renegade Psychiatrist

confessions_regenegade_psychiatristI felt this sensation in the pit of my stomach – it was a combination of sympathy and anger – listening to Annie tell me, through tears, about her postpartum journey into the world of psychiatry. 

Three separate psychiatrists dismissed me when I expressed concerns about taking an addictive medication like Klonopin.  It’s been two years, I can’t get off it, I’m on 4 psych meds and I feel worse than I ever did before I started this treatment. Continue reading