Nov 12 2013
The Affordable Care Act and You: More Resources
This is a subject that is not going away anytime soon. Not for politicians. Not for women. Not for men. Not for anyone. While I sincerely hope the new healthcare law will ultimately help those it is intended to help. I also believe it is going to...
Nov 08 2013
Menopause and the Affordable Care Act: What Does it Mean for You?
I think it’s safe to say at this point, that until Congress gets its act together and the current political bloodbath regarding the new healthcare law is over, nobody knows exactly what the Affordable Care Act will mean for them or their health...
Oct 29 2013
E-Health & Participatory Medicine
There has been a quiet but steady movement in the healthcare industry for about 10 years or so now, which is only going to continue to grow and expand. With the passing of the Affordable Care Act, it is absolutely the wave of the future in Wes...
Sep 12 2013
Western Medicine: All We Like Sheep (Or Cattle)
As a health blogger, I probably spend an inordinate amount of time griping and kvetching about our medical system. But there’s a good reason for that. Much of my bellyaching has been due to what I have felt was a lack of adequate care and a...
Jul 15 2013
S.959: What is it and Why Should You Care?
If you are a faithful reader of my blogs – and if you’re not you should be – then you might remember a few posts I did last year on a certain brouhaha surrounding compounding pharmacies. One of the first posts I wrote (which you can find he...
May 15 2013
Women’s Health Issues: Taking One for the Team
I had a rather eye-opening experience over the past week or so, which confirmed to me, much to my chagrin, that there are no easy or clear-cut answers when it comes to making decisions about our healthcare. Looking back, and knowing how obst...
Mar 28 2013
The Butterfly Effect of Preventative Healthcare
Ever since seeing the filmEscape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare,I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the comments made in the film byDr. Andrew Weil.According to Dr. Weil, part of the problem with the American healthcare system i...
Mar 08 2013
Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare
I saw the new documentaryEscape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcarerecently. As I expected, it was compelling. As I also expected, I didn’t learn anything I didn’t already know. Namely, that our healthcare system is an absolute disaster....
Feb 28 2013
Fixing the Healthcare System: Can We Do It?
I’ve been rather amazed at the response I’ve gotten over the past couple of months to my posts on dizziness, vertigo, anxiety, panic attacks, and heart palpitations in perimenopause. Every now and then it seems you hit a nerve with certain blo...
Feb 21 2013
Women in Perimenopause are not Crazy, Broken, or in Need of Fixin’
I’ve been reading through the bookThe Thyroid Solution: A Revolutionary Mind-Body Program That Will Help You,by Dr. Ridha Arem, M.D., over the past couple of weeks, as you may know if you’ve read any ofmy recent posts. This morning, as I skimmed t...