The Affordable Care Act: How Will This Play Out?
America / Healthcare / Politics

The Affordable Care Act: How Will This Play Out?

Now that we have an incumbent President Obama, the Affordable Care Act is here to stay. As the Washington Post reported yesterday, though, “We know a lot less…about how that happens.” The states now have a lot of responsibility to get things figured out. States now have about a week (until November 16) to officially decide … Continue reading

Healthy, not just “healthy”
Education / Healthcare

Healthy, not just “healthy”

Forbes has a list of 10 ‘healthy’ habits that drain your bank account. Those ten are: drinking bottled water, taking unnecessary supplements, having a gym membership and not using it, drinking soy milk, eating organic peanut butter, drinking diet soda, drinking orange juice, buying unnecessary skin treatments, colonics, and eating protein bars. These habits could … Continue reading

Education / Healthcare

Bad Grades? Here’s a Prescription

The New York Times reported yesterday on the increasing frequency of prescriptions for stimulants (commonly used for ADD and ADHD) being given to children who have no medical problem. These children receive medication because they have been struggling in school. According to the article, children who are struggling in school, especially those in low-income situations, can … Continue reading