Tag Archives: Health

How will Colorado’s public health insurance option work? – The Denver Post

Last session, Colorado lawmakers directed state agencies to create a plan for a new “state option” for health insurance, but much still needs to happen before you could buy in. A report released in November estimated people who buy their insurance on the individual market could save as much as 11% if the new plan… Read More »

“Homeopathy is a threat to public health and confuses people about vaccinations”

Homeopathy may be based on eccentric principles and be ineffective according to ­medical standards – but there are many people who believe in it. It doesn’t seem to bother them that no homeopathic remedy has ever been shown to have a provable clinical effect. Or that responsible doctors think they’re dangerous and prevent people from… Read More »

The No. 1 ‘best’ diet for 2020, according to a panel of 25 health professionals – MarketWatch

The experts have spoken — and eaten. U.S. News and World Report this week released its annual ranking from 1 to 35 of the world’s best (and, yes, worst) diets for 2020. A team of 25 panelists of “nationally recognized” professionals in diet, nutrition, obesity, food psychology, diabetes and heart disease named the Mediterranean diet… Read More »

It Looks Like Health Insurance, but It’s Not. ‘Just Trust God,’ Buyers Are Told. – The New York Times

Eight-year-old Blake Collie was at the swimming pool when he got a frightening headache. His parents rushed him to the emergency room only to learn he had a brain aneurysm. Blake spent nearly two months in the hospital. His family did not have traditional health insurance. “We could not afford it,” said his father, Mark… Read More »