The Children’s Health Insurance Program Is In Peril Again. But There’s Good News.

Before Congress passed legislation last month to inject close to $3 billion into CHIP, several states were on the verge of shutting down the program for lack of funds. A few even began notifying parents that their kids were about to lose health insurance. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which runs CHIP, can only promise that More...

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By admin On Friday, January 12th, 2018

How Americas Diet Culture Hinders Those With Eating Disorders

The inevitable January advertising of New Year, New You has arrived, and with it, the societal pressure to drop weight. For some, this can be motivating, even goodafter all, Americas obesity rate is at a record More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Women Outlive Men In Times Of Famine And Disease Epidemics

Women may have the reputation of being the fairer sex, but when it comes to life expectancy, we are also the stronger. In almost all modern populations, women can expect to outlive men – in some cases, More...

By admin On Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Gene Therapy For Rare Forms Of Blindness Will Cost Nearly Half A Million Per Eye

The pharmaceutical company behind a gene therapy for inherited blindness has announced the product’s price, and sticker shock has sent news outlets worldwide into a collective tizzy. Spark Therapeutics plans More...

By admin On Sunday, December 31st, 2017

9 Terrifying Things Doctors Pulled Out Of Living People

Cracked has already brought you the 7 Most Baffling Things Ever Discovered in a Human Body and the 7 Most Horrifying Things Ever Discovered in a Human Body, so you may have thought we'd run out of upsetting things More...

By admin On Friday, December 29th, 2017

Reality Check: Is surgery being rationed?

Treatments being restricted include: hip and knee replacements breast reduction varicose vein surgery other plastic surgery including removal of excess skin The National Institute for Clinical Excellence More...

By admin On Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Last-Minute Tips To Look Better In Your NYE Dress

Whoever put New Year’s Eve on the calendar directly after Christmas was literally evil. Like, we just spent the past two weeks eating our weight in gingerbread cookies and drinking enough wine to get More...

By admin On Friday, December 22nd, 2017

What To Do After An Abnormal Pap Smear

Paps may be cause for anxiety by their very nature, but things can get a lot more concerning when your results come back as abnormal. Your mind may immediately start wandering toward the worst-case scenario, but More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Woman gives birth to baby who spent 24 years as a frozen embryo

Baby Emma Gibson, born in November, grew from an embryo that was originally frozen on 14 October 1992 18 months before her mother was born A 26-year-old American woman has given birth to a baby who spent 24 years More...

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