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Obamacare’s Oh-bummers for Americans
March 25, 2014 – 10:49 pm | No Comment
Obamacare’s Oh-bummers for Americans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With Obamacare’s March 31 2014 sign-up deadline and subsequent penalties looming over the heads of young and old Americans, citizens are wondering more than ever — and with good reason, I might add — whether …

Nearly every state flunks health care pricing transparency, report says
March 25, 2014 – 10:29 pm | No Comment
Nearly every state flunks health care pricing transparency, report says

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s the grades given by the two groups on state health price transparency for 2014…

(Editor’s note: Map updated to show correct grades.)

 

A group that gave a little more than half the U.S. a failing grade …

Americans Living Longer, More Healthy Lives
September 13, 2013 – 1:08 am | No Comment
Americans Living Longer, More Healthy Lives

 

 

 

Thanks to medical advances, better treatments and new drugs not available a generation ago, the average American born today can expect to live 3.8 years longer than a person born two decades ago. Despite all …

EU bans claim that water can prevent dehydration
November 28, 2011 – 11:13 am | No Comment
EU bans claim that water can prevent dehydration

We at Health Freedoms try to keep our readers as informed as possible about health issues so they can make up their own minds about their ow health. The alternative is to blindly follow …

Elderly patients condemned to early death by secret use of do not resuscitate orders
November 8, 2011 – 9:51 am | No Comment
Elderly patients condemned to early death by secret use of do not resuscitate orders

With the government taking a bigger role in our nation’s healthcare it is more important then ever to keep a watchful eye on them. We have to pay attention not only to the regulations that they put down in writing but also their unspoken methodology.

Hungary Introduces ‘Fat Tax’ Are We Next?
September 18, 2011 – 1:40 am | One Comment
Hungary Introduces ‘Fat Tax’ Are We Next?

Can an economic solution fix a problem of the palate?

Hungary recently adopted a tax for foods considered high in fat, sugar, and salt. Other countries in the European Union are following suit. The tax appears …

Mini Car, TV, $22 for Sterilization In India
July 6, 2011 – 12:11 am | No Comment
Mini Car, TV, $22 for Sterilization In India

In an effort to control India’s growing population, health officials west of New Delhi are offering incentives like TVs, a mini car, and food processors to the first sterilization participants. Others who get vasectomies will …

Life Expectancy of Women Dropping In US Regions
June 16, 2011 – 3:38 pm | No Comment
Life Expectancy of Women Dropping In US Regions

The Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation released a study yesterday showing life expectancy rates based on a 20 year span by US counties. Japan, Canada and other countries show gain in life expectancies while …

The Medical Paradigm Is Fatally Flawed
April 20, 2011 – 5:38 pm | No Comment
The Medical Paradigm Is Fatally Flawed

When one is entrenched in a paradigm, it is difficult for those involved or simply outside observing to pinpoint its makings. A major example, why do the common medical practices touted to help us actually …

Rationing Kidneys: Austerity Measures in Healthcare
March 24, 2011 – 7:00 pm | No Comment
Rationing Kidneys: Austerity Measures in Healthcare

Did we ever think we’d live to see a day where America could become a eugenics dystopia? If the healthcare bill prompted you to question things like organ rationing and panels that …