At a peak weight of 285 pounds, Alexis’s health was declining, she was pre-diabetic and suffered from sleep apnea. Her doctor and loved ones were worried and she knew she had to regain control. That’s when she decided to commit to a weight-loss journey…
Latest news and features on health and wellness. The story of the American health and healthcare system is one of great strides and pitfalls, from the first hospital in Philadelphia almost 300 years ago to the promise of universal coverage today. The expansion of health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act has provided coverage for more than 20 million Americans, but significant disparities remain across racial groups, ages, and geographic areas. Health insurance coverage alone does not ensure access to care or improved health outcomes. Health insurance has become increasingly complex with the addition of new types of plans.
Distribution and administration of vaccines to combat the COVID-19 virus continue to expand, but myths and misinformation about the vaccine and its safety and benefits persist. According to a recent article in the journal Health Affairs, effective vaccination requires four elements: generating demand for the vaccine, allocating the vaccine, distributing the vaccine, and verifying coverage,
A pioneering new study conducted by researchers at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior found that motorcycling can also provide several mental and physical benefits
A step by step checklist of things to consider getting ready for the winter flu season during the difficult times of a COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, foodborne illnesses send 1,000 Americans to the hospital each day. Another 5,000 Americans die from foodborne illnesses every year.