Fantastic article exposing one of the major reasons medical bills are so high [Hint: Government regulation forcing insurance companies and doctors to price services based on arbitrary Medicare prices].
[PDF Archive of Time magazine article, since original is behind paywall]Read more »
A Brazilian woman has confessed to trying to kill her husband by putting poison in her vagina and urging him to have oral sex with her ...Read more »
(CNSNews.com) – In a final regulation issued Wednesday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assumed that under Obamacare the cheapest health insurance plan available in 2016 for a family will cost $20,000 for the year.
Under Obamacare, Americans will be required to buy health insurance or pay a penalty to the IRS.Read more »
An elementary school boy from Newport Beach, California was suspended from school this week for the kombucha that his mom had packed in his lunchbox. School administration said it violated the school district’s drug and alcohol policy.Read more »
Social health care in england - sounds fun ? This is where the US could go. "Free" is not so good.Read more »
The world’s best-selling weedkiller, and a genetically modified maize resistant to it, can cause tumours, multiple organ damage and lead to premature death, new research published today reveals.Read more »
Mark's Robot Body: We're getting there! (Reuters) - Dianne Ashworth, who has severe vision loss due to the inherited condition retinitis pigmentosa, was fitted with a prototype bionic eye in May at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. It was switched on a month later.
"All of a sudden I could see a little flash ... it was amazing," she said in a statement.
"Every time there was stimulation there was a different shape that appeared in front of my eye."Read more »
Here in Albuquerque we may not have water for much longer.Read more »
Hospital closures inevitable and operation rationing will continue - that is the UK, and it is coming to the US soonRead more »
"It is the number of Americans sick with preventable diseases, not the number of uninsured Americans, or the cost of prescription drugs that is of most concern. More affordable prescription drugs are not what we need – reduced need for prescription drugs is what we need.. More than increasing access to care, we need less requirement for care. To truly improve the health of the American people and reduce health care spending, Americans must take control of their own health."Read more »
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