Category Archives: Health

In 24 hours, the Senate will vote on a mystery health care bill

This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America’s health care debate. Like what you’re reading? Sign up to get VoxCare in your inbox here. Republican senators are set to vote on a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act Tuesday. They just don’t know what’s in it. It’s hard Read More


President Trump to deliver statement on health care on Monday

Getty Images Donald Trump President Donald Trump is set to deliver a statement on health care at 3:15 p.m. ET on Monday, according to the White House. Trump’s statement will follow him participating “in a greeting with victims of Obamacare,” the White House said in a news release. The president offered an opinion on the state of the Republican attempt to change Read More


Enjoy good health with this Almond and Oven Dried Tomato Salad recipe

  Don’t you agree that eating salads is the most convenient way to work in good health into your life? A couple of servings of vegetables and fruits and you are all set. No, don’t scrunch your face yet. If you aren’t a big fan, it probably means that you haven’t been making your salad right. Also, look at it Read More


Here’s a health-care fix that’s small but powerful

A nurse listens to a client’s chest at the Spanish Catholic Center agency of the Diocese of Washington Catholic Charities. Comprehensive health-care reform is dead for now. But the problems facing the nation’s beleaguered health system live on. Lawmakers must now come together to make bipartisan reforms on the margin to shore it up. They should start by addressing Medicaid, Read More


Keep your kids safe from summer heat

    Parents need to be particular when it comes to children’s health. While it is important to allow them some outing, fun and play, it is equally important to teach them how to take care of their health. Soon, summer will come. Along with it, the heat can put children’s health at risk. So, inculcate few habits in your Read More


Treat dengue fever with home remedies

Rain brings great relief to people in hot places. But along with it, comes monsoon woes in the form of many waterborne diseases, including dengue. The symptoms of dengue fever, a viral disease spread by a mosquito named Aedes aegyptis, are many. Prolong fever. Rashes on the skin Fatigue, severe headache Muscular pain, joint ache Pain behind the eyes Nausea and Read More


Which is politically worse for Republicans — failing to pass this health bill or actually passing it?

At the frazzled conclusion of the seven-year Republican quest to repeal Obamacare, Senate leaders and President Trump are resorting to a simple message: You have to do it. “Inaction is not an option, and frankly, I don’t think we should leave town unless we have a health insurance plan,” Trump told Republican senators as they met for lunch at the Read More


Trump has no idea how much health insurance costs

Photo by Michael Reynolds – Pool/Getty Images “I know a lot about health care,” President Donald Trump declared in a Wednesday interviewwith the New York Times. But Trump’s answers to other questions betrayed how little he knows about health policy. As Ezra Klein wrote yesterday, this has become a major stumbling block in Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. Trump can’t Read More


What happened when I started throwing my legs up a wall every day

Google throws up a lot of weird things when you search for something online. During one of such searches, I came across the legs-up-a-wall pose that helps relieve lower body stress. It didn’t look tough and what it promised was worth a try! Game for trying this new technique, I took my yogamat, got my legs up on the wall. While Read More


Major Health Care Changes in the Senate GOP Bill

WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leaders released a new version of their health care bill on Thursday and they hope to vote on it as soon as next week. Here’s what you need to know about how it would affect your health care. Premiums and deductibles Like Obamacare, the Senate bill provides subsidies to buy insurance on the individual market based Read More