Health IT: Can We Integrate Healthcare With Technology?
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Health IT: Can We Integrate Healthcare With Technology?

Here’s a novel idea: Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin proposes an idea to enforce the use of real names and identity of Facebook users in order to provide accurate health related information to the right person. Health information technology is an idea that has been discussed in the past, but more so now because of the buzz of … Continue reading

Taxing Your Soda and Pop
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Taxing Your Soda and Pop

What are your thoughts about a federal tax on sugary drinks (ie. Soda, energy, and sports drinks)? The Field Poll, a non-partisan media-sponsored public opinion news service, found an interesting result in their survey of Californians’ views on the tax on sugary drinks. Approximately 40 percent of California residents voted in support of a soda … Continue reading

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What’s The Big Idea With Healthcare and Immigration Reform?

The big question in healthcare this week is what impact, if any, President Obama’s immigration proposal will have on the ACA. Will those immigrants benefit from the ACA if immigration reform is passed? And will they receive the same health coverage and benefits as the American people? It depends. Currently, under the ACA, naturalized citizens and … Continue reading