Personal Health

New Devices Are Lowering the Cost of Health Care

2013-01-24T11:38:30-07:00

Buried among all the scary articles about the high cost of health care comes some really good news:  Affordable, consumer-friendly devices are being made available that attack the medical issues most [...]

New Devices Are Lowering the Cost of Health Care2013-01-24T11:38:30-07:00

Health and Fitness at the Consumer Electronics Show

2013-01-15T12:02:38-07:00

The world's largest annual showcase for new products, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), featured a record breaking 1.92 square miles of exhibit space this year.  That's the size of 37 football [...]

Health and Fitness at the Consumer Electronics Show2013-01-15T12:02:38-07:00

All You Need to Know About Medicare Part D

2018-01-04T10:51:22-07:00

Medicare Part D is complicated.  There's no getting around it.  It's complicated because many conflicting interests have to be served to make it possible: drug manufacturers, drug retailers,  insurance companies,  drug [...]

All You Need to Know About Medicare Part D2018-01-04T10:51:22-07:00

Concierge Medicine: A Moral Issue?

2012-10-15T10:00:28-07:00

Concierge doctors restrict the number of patients they see, accepting 80-90% fewer patients than their primary care counterparts.  Their patients pay an extra $1500 - $2000 annually, over and above their [...]

Concierge Medicine: A Moral Issue?2012-10-15T10:00:28-07:00

Concierge Medicine: Is it for You?

2012-09-30T12:59:52-07:00

Weary, overwhelmed doctors in increasing numbers are turning to a concierge medical practice to escape the stress of what they feel is 'conveyor-belt medicine': seeing too many patients in too short [...]

Concierge Medicine: Is it for You?2012-09-30T12:59:52-07:00

Health & Fitness at the Consumer Electronic Show

2012-01-25T13:23:57-07:00

More space and attention was given to health and fitness at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) than ever before.  This reflects a growing consumer interest in living healthier lives.  Analysts [...]

Health & Fitness at the Consumer Electronic Show2012-01-25T13:23:57-07:00

Retail Clinics as Health Care Providers

2012-01-14T12:20:47-07:00

People are increasingly going to a retail clinic for primary, non-emergency health care.  Retail clinics are less expensive and more accessible than conventional health care providers and studies show the results [...]

Retail Clinics as Health Care Providers2012-01-14T12:20:47-07:00

Long-Term Care – The Middle Class Problem

2011-11-08T11:06:10-07:00

The burden of paying for long-term care falls disproportionately on the middle class.  If the rich require long-term care services, they have the money to buy what they need.  The poor [...]

Long-Term Care – The Middle Class Problem2011-11-08T11:06:10-07:00