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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: Key Results

Kaiser Health Tracking Poll

The Kaiser health tracking poll was recently released, and it provides a good overview of what Americans are thinking about as far as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is concerned. With the future of the ACA currently in question, many people are rightfully concerned. The following are some of the key findings of April’s Kaiser…

Advanced Liver Cancer Treatment: Selective Internal Radiation Therapy Versus Sorafenib

Advanced Liver Cancer Treatment

When it comes to treating liver cancer, sorafenib has traditionally been considered the most effective treatment. However, a trial was recently conducted comparing sorafenib treatment to selective internal radiation therapy. Patients who were treated using selective internal radiation therapy displayed similar overall survival to those that were treated with sorafenib, not to mention that selective…

Recovering at Home After Knee or Hip Replacement

knee or hip replacement

More and more people are experiencing problems with their knees and hips and are requiring surgery every year. This is because the elderly population is not only growing bigger every year, but people are generally outliving their joints. Millions of surgeries are performed to replace worn-out knees and hips each year, and experts believe such…

5 Reasons Positivity Is Good for Your Health

Positive Outlook

Having a positive outlook on life isn’t just beneficial to people’s mental attitude and ability to motivate themselves. It can actually have an impact on their overall health as well – including their physical health. At this point, the scientific community is in agreement that what happens in a person’s brain will influence what happens…

Healthcare: Moving in the Right Direction

American healthcare

American healthcare is in a state of flux right now. Nobody knows what condition it’s going to be in a year from now, due to how politicized the subject has become. The Affordable Care Act recently survived an effort to repeal and replace because of public outcry, but that doesn’t mean that Americans’ healthcare is…