Category Archives: medicine

Ticks swarm in ‘shocking’ numbers in R.I | Breaking News | providencejournal.com | The Providence Journal – The Providence Journal

Why are ticks worse in Rhode Island than anywhere else?  Can someone please explain that to me?  Or do other states just not know how many ticks they have?

Ticks swarm in ‘shocking’ numbers in R.I | Breaking News | providencejournal.com | The Providence Journal – The Providence Journal.

What awaits Americans in first Obamacare open enrollment? Higher deductibles, incentives for staying well, and premium hikes | MedCity News

Higher deductibles and copays — my favorite!  We just got hit with the bills for an ER visit, with ambulance included.  Total was almost $10 K!

What awaits Americans in first Obamacare open enrollment? Higher deductibles, incentives for staying well, and premium hikes | MedCity News.

Nancy Green: Obamacare moves us forward | Opinion – Rhode Islanders speak out on issues | Providence Journal – The Providence Journal

That’s our Nancy!

Nancy Green: Obamacare moves us forward | Opinion – Rhode Islanders speak out on issues | Providence Journal – The Providence Journal.

Men on HDHP’s Neglect their Health More than Women

Not a big surprise but worth noting…

Men Cut Back On Needed Health Care After Switching To High-Deductible Insurance Plans.

The “Cadillac” health plan is a myth – Salon.com

Interesting analysis of health care trends over the past 30 years.

The “Cadillac” health plan is a myth – Salon.com.

Risk of Adult Anxiety Seen in Children’s Stomachaches – NYTimes.com

Not exactly a big surprise, but worth noting.  BTW, eat yogurt!

 

Risk of Adult Anxiety Seen in Children’s Stomachaches – NYTimes.com.

Low-Socioeconomic-Status Enrollees In High-Deductible Plans Reduced High-Severity Emergency Care

Here’s an idea worth thinking about:  means-based deductibles.  Read on.

Low-Socioeconomic-Status Enrollees In High-Deductible Plans Reduced High-Severity Emergency Care.

Many Consumers With High-Deductible Plans Are Concerned About Health Law Changes – The Washington Post

If you’re not concerned now, you may be soon.

Many Consumers With High-Deductible Plans Are Concerned About Health Law Changes – The Washington Post.

Powders, Extracts, Oils, and Juices

Healthy food, exercise, sleep, water, sunshine, and relaxation:  still the 6 best doctors around.

Powders, Extracts, Oils, and Juices.

CDC: Childhood obesity rates falling in many states

Finally, some good news!

CDC: Childhood obesity rates falling in many states.

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