health care


Is the new health insurance application form too long?

Mar 13, 2013
The AP got its hands on an application for benefits under the health care reform law. It's 15 pages long, and could take anywhere from 30 to 45 minutes to fill out.
Posted In: health care

The costs of living with HIV: One man's story

Mar 8, 2013
How does living with a disease like HIV affect one's financial choices?
Posted In: HIV, health care, AIDS

Florida Medicaid switcheroo: Rick Scott backs down

Feb 21, 2013
One of the Affordable Care Act's fiercest critics, Florida's Republican Governor Rick Scott has reversed courses and is dropping his opposition to expanding Medicaid.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, medicaid

Since last State of Union, jobs came from health, education

Feb 12, 2013
Perhaps every successful politician promises employment. But looking back at the president's first term, where have the jobs actually come from?
Posted In: Jobs, State of the Union, health care, Education

The medical Internet of things and the future of health care

Feb 8, 2013
How will health care be transformed by smart devices, continuous patient monitoring, and tele-medicine?
Posted In: health care, Internet, Tech, biotech

How Americans think about the economy and their lives

Jan 31, 2013
When asked about how the economy directly impacts their lives, most Americans give the obvious answers -- and a couple of surprises too.
Posted In: Economy, health care, energy bills, debt ceiling

$53,000 for a cat bite? You gotta be 'kitten' me!

Jan 25, 2013
Guest host David Lazarus grills the head of the hospital where he was recently treated for a cat bite to the tune of $53,000.
Posted In: health care

How a cat bite cost one man $55,000

Jan 22, 2013
His own cat bit him. Then David Lazarus got an infection. Surgery, tests and a hospital stay later, his total bill came to $55,000.
Posted In: health care, hospital

How to avoid the flu

Jan 18, 2013
Flu season is in full swing. Some people take the flu shot, some take time off when they feel under the weather and some still report to work no matter how bad they feel. Dr. Russell Greenfield answers questions about seasonal sickness and debunks some common myths about the flu shot.
Posted In: flu, health care

Diet plans go high tech

Jan 18, 2013
High-tech home health care devices is a huge market right now. What are the latest gadgets and devices you should be aware of?
Posted In: Tech, wifi, devices, health care