Tag Archives: Care

Spending dips on health care for the Medicare elderly: Improvements in cardiovascular care for elderly save billions in health care costs – Science Daily

Health care spending among the Medicare population age 65 and older has slowed dramatically since 2005, and as much as half of that reduction can be attributed to reduced spending on cardiovascular disease, a new Harvard study has found. Led by David Cutler, the Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics, a team of researchers showed… Read More »

Overcoming Overeating: A former food addict’s road to recovery and self care

For award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with confronting the truth and writing a single list. (photos courtesy of Mara Schiavocampo.) It’s often said that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. For me, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with a single list. I remember… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons From Davos On The Future Of Health Care; End Loose State Policies Around Vaccines

Editorial writers focus on these health care topics and others. Stat: Dispatch From Davos: Hospitals Of The Future  My overarching thought after the World Economic Forum is this: I can’t wait for a future Davos when we talk less about self-driving cars, and more about self-healing humans. That future is close. If we can combine… Read More »