Tag Archives: People

“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 »

People with HIV and their doctors have different priorities for clinical care

When Americans living with HIV were asked to rank the priority issues to be covered during a routine clinical appointment, they ranked social issues such as stigma and social support far higher than their healthcare providers, who often wanted to focus on substance use. The study by Dr Rob Fredericksen of the University of Washington… Read More »

‘People have always gone to extremes to lose weight’

Diets — from vinegar and lemonade cleanses to low-calorie meat smoothies made of pre-digested animal by-products — have actually been around for centuries Dieters are nothing if optimistic Journalist Suzanne Harrington ‘People have always gone to extremes to lose weight’ Independent.ie Here we are, once again in the purge part of the annual binge-purge cycle.… Read More »

More people signing up for health insurance in California

New enrollments in California’s state-run health insurance marketplace are up 16% compared to last year By ADAM BEAM Associated Press December 12, 2019, 10:02 PM 3 min read SACRAMENTO, Calif. — More than 130,000 people have purchased health insurance through California’s state-run marketplace for the first time, a 16% increase from last year now that… Read More »