healthcare

5 Reasons Why Obamacare Has Actually Been Successful As Hell, So Haters Take A Seat

Contrary to persistant Republican decrying, new studies prove Obamcare has benefited poor communities of color, America’s sickest, improved standard of living, and is substantially reducing debt.

Kylie Cheung | May 1, 2016 - 10:29 pm

The New Season Of ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ Brings The Laugh-Cries About The State Of Women’s Healthcare

The new season of Inside Amy Schumer premiered last night, which means our girl is back to comfort us about every woman’s rights issue we should probably be crying about. First…

Leah Prinzivalli | April 22, 2016 - 11:06 am

Bosses Can Now Harness Your Medical Data To Make Health Predictions

It could quickly turn into a threat of receiving less healthcare coverageor lesser job mobility, and few things exacerbate illness more than chronic dread and stress.

Bronwyn Isaac | February 17, 2016 - 2:30 pm

The Devil & DIY: Why We’re OK With “DIY Beauty” But Not Witchcraft And Homeopathy

I started out looking into what witches might do for beauty by looking into spells and potions one might concoct for skin care, hair care, etcetera. But two things became

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 30, 2015 - 3:00 pm

When Psychiatrists Distrust Their Patients, Their Patients Can Only Respond In Kind

I’ve been seeing psychiatrists — doctors whose purpose is primarily to examine and diagnose an emotional disorder or condition, then prescribe a plan of treatment, whether therapeutic or pharmaceutical –…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 22, 2015 - 1:00 pm

President Obama Is Urging Congress To Provide Better Paid Sick Leave To American Workers

President Obama is urging Congress to pass legislation today that would improve on America’s sparse and globally uncompetitive sick pay laws. It would require six weeks of sick pay for…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 15, 2015 - 2:30 pm

The Two Reasons I Stopped Taking Birth Control

I stopped taking birth control in 2011. I find it not-ha-ha-funny that when I tell people this, the most common reaction I get is that it’s “dangerous” not taking birth…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 30, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: Why Is Maternity Care So Darn Expensive?

Apparently, when it comes to maternity care costs in this country, I lucked out big time. Seven years ago, when I found myself pregnant for the first time, I had…

Avital Norman Nathman | July 10, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Head, Meet Desk: Fox Nation Illustrates Transgender Healthcare Story With Photo From “Mrs. Doubtfire”

In this unpredictable and ever-changing world we live in, at least we can always count on Fox News to provide a consistent stream of ignorance. The latest example comes from…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 15, 2013 - 11:20 am

It’s Time To Cry: Father Sings “Let It Be” To Raise Money For Son’s Cancer Treatment

On July 15th, Mike Massé’s infant son Noah was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. As the family scrambled to find the best care for their son, and the medical…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 14, 2012 - 9:20 am

10 Ways The Passage Of The Health Care Reform Bill Will Affect Women

Why is Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi smiling from ear to ear in this pic? Because last night, she and Barack Obama managed to usher through the passage of…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 22, 2010 - 5:10 pm