Slowing the biological aging process (senescence) is now a realistic goal. According to a new research study published in Health Affairs, the elimination of diseases such as cancer and heart disease would have less effect on longevity and quality of life than delaying aging itself. Although most medical research remains focused on combating individual diseases, … Continue reading
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Many Still Uninsured with Affordable Care Act
One of the key goals of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is extending health insurance coverage to those currently uninsured. Starting in 2014 there will be far fewer uninsured Americans and, in theory, fewer deaths and a healthier population. There is no argument that individuals with health insurance are better off than those without. Insured … Continue reading
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