Health Archive

Defying The AMA, Some Politicians Lower Standards For Practicing Medicine

As we get older, our doctors seem to get younger. Doctors that used to seem like wise elder sages now look like kids you would hire to mow your lawn. Yet, we continue to place profound trust

Agility Health Announces Proposed Acquisition Resulting in Pro Forma Revenues Exceeding US$100 MILLION

- Transaction Would Be Immediately Accretive to Agility GRAND RAPIDS, MI–(July 21, 2014) –  Agility Health, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AHI) (“Agility Health” or the “Company“), a leading provider of physical rehabilitation and software services that benefit patients,

Exercise Caution With Apparent MH17 Passenger List

In a media game of telephone, the Sydney Morning Herald posted (at 9:01 am local time Sat July 19) a PDF of what appears to be a passenger manifest from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 14.

Another World Cup Match, Another Ugly Concussion. If FIFA Cared, Here’s How They’d Fix This.

Another World Cup match. Another bad head injury. And another case of FIFA’s leaders watching—and doing nothing. Early in Sunday’s World Cup final, Germany’s Christoph Kramer slammed his head into the shoulder of Argentina’s Ezequiel Garay. It was

On A Big Anniversary, Four Ways Obamacare Has — And Hasn’t — Changed

Two years ago tomorrow, the Supreme Court changed the law that changed an industry. The Court’s June 28, 2012, decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act—by the slender margin of a single vote—did more than allow the

Stroke ‘selfie’ saves her life

(CNN) — It’s not your usual selfie. “The sensation is happening again,” Stacey Yepes tells the camera. “It’s all tingling on left side.” Her selfie led to a stroke diagnosis Explaining what a mini-stroke means “I don’t

No secret to losing 150 pounds

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> At her wedding in July 2011, Morgan Victoria, right, weighed close to 255 pounds and wore a size 18 dress.

New life from artificial DNA

(CNN) — All of life as we know it on Earth — pigs, pandas, fish, bacteria and everything else — has genetic information encoded in the same way, with the same biological alphabet. Now, for the first

Five UK Headlines That Foretell Obamacare’s Future — And Yours

I just spent a week in Wales for the BBC.  Near my hotel in Cardiff on Queen Street is a large statue of Aneurin Bevan, the Welsh-born Labor Party member of Parliament and founder of Great Britain’s

6 ways to prolong your life

( — With so many of the deaths each year from around the world directly related to poor health choices we make, world health leaders have set a goal of lowering the number of preventable deaths by