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Americans Distrust the Medical Profession

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
A Harvard study that was published in the October issue of the NEJM, documented that Americans are considerably less trusting of the medical profession compared to people in most other industrialized countries. Low income Americans are the worst hit and are three times less likely to skip doctor visits, fill prescriptions, or obtain tests, treatment, and follow...

Are Electronic Medical Records a Good Idea?

submitted by: admin on 05/17/2015
A survey of 8500 primary care doctors published in the November of 2012 journal, Health Affairs, revealed that 69% now use electronic medical records. They complained that health care has become unaffordable for 59% of their patients and that 52% said insurance restrictions too far too much time to deal with. Only 15% of MDs felt the US health care system worked...

Artemisinin: A Cancer Smart Bomb

submitted by: admin on 12/28/2016
There is an epidemic of cancer in the world, and this epidemic is not under control. With the signing of the National Cancer Act of 1971 by then US President Richard Nixon, the war against cancer was officially declared. Some 40 years later, we have spent hundreds of billions of dollars on cancer research and the return on this investment has been negligible....

Cutting Health Care Costs

submitted by: admin on 07/23/2017
America spends 2.3 trillion dollars on health care and yet 46 million working Americans still do not have health insurance. The insurance industry only cares about profits. We need to consider a national insurance option for competition.

Healthy Restaurant Eating with Ed Bauman

submitted by: admin on 09/23/2013
  Finding a restaurant with healthy food is not easy. Because Americans eat out so often, we need accountability from restaurants. Ed is consulting with restaurants and certifying those that have certain standards. Ratings are based on freshness, local and natural, organic, and affordability      

Policosanol

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
This interesting derivative from cane sugar has the ability to lower total cholesterol, LDL, and raise HDL. Studies documenting its effects are reviewed and information on its use revealed.          

Solving the World's Biggest Problem

submitted by: admin on 12/11/2013
Health care in the world has become unaffordable and we can no longer sustain our present health care paradigm. Unless we take care of ourselves by living a healthy lifestyle we will not be able to survive financially. People are living much longer today than even a decade ago and the younger generation is unable to pay for the cost of the epidemic of chronic...

The Project to End Disease with Raymond Francis

submitted by: admin on 07/23/2017
The Project to End Disease was founded by Raymond Francis. Health care reform has not addressed the real problem of switching from disease care to health care. We simply do not have a sustainable health care system and there's no plan that works. Abolishing disease is the realistic solution.

When is it Important to Take Your Medicine?

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
The AMA reports that noncompliance with regard to prescription medication is the cause of excessive hospitalization, morbidity, mortality, and overall healthcare costs. The article fails to address those patients who suffer from adverse drug events and their related costs. They state that health costs go up about $300 billion annually because of drug noncompliance,...

Why Americans are not Filling their Prescriptions or Getting Recommended Tests

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
  The 2012 Consumer's Report's annual prescription poll shows many Americans cannot afford to pay for the multiple prescriptions, doctor visits, or multitude of lab tests ordered by their physicians. About 45% of US adults take an average of 4.1 drugs and among those between 18 and 39 years of age take an average of 2 prescriptions. A stunning...