4th insurer to sell Affordable Healthcare Act Plans In NJ

Source: NJ.com Health Consumers who buy their health insurance through the federal marketplace will have more choices next year, as a fourth company will begin selling policies in New Jersey. UnitedHealthcare, which currently sells policies in a dozen other states through the...
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Two Sisters Undergo ‘Back-To-back’ Spinal Surgeries in Paterson

Source: North Jersey.com Imagine the strength it takes for a parent to watch her little daughter brave five to six hours of spinal surgery to correct a life-threatening condition. Not to mention what it will take to be there round-the-clock for the recovery period to follow. Then...
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Medical student’s discovery could help end suffering of cystic fibrosis

A medical student spending her holidays doing work experience at a hospital made a major breakthrough in the treatment of cystic fibrosis. Jo Armstead, 21, spent hundreds of hours examining medical data from 30 countries and discovered that half of adults who suffer from the rare...
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Featured Video: U.S. Healthcare System Ranks Last In Developed World

Study: U.S. Healthcare System Ranks Last In Developed World Commonwealth Fund.org ยท Vox Media.com Thanks: The David Pakman Show The U.S. ranks last of 11 nations overall. Findings in this report confirm many of those in the earlier four editions of Mirror, Mirror, with the U.S....
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Video: Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Source: Telegraph UK Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as “remarkable”. Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy,...
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Free HIV Testing At Dozens of New Jersey Sites Through Saturday

Source: NJ.com Health It takes just 20 minutes and a small finger prick to know whether you are carrying the HIV virus. Quick, convenient and free tests are available at dozens of sites throughout the state beginning today and extending through Saturday. The U.S. Centers for...
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