Study: Owning A Pet May Improve Health, Cut Back On Health Care CostsResearchers took a look at the human-animal bond (HAB) to estimate health care cost savings that can be attributed to pet ownership.
Newly Formed Alliance Aims To Cap Rising Health Care CostsA South Jersey insurance company has entered into agreement with six health systems to keep a lid on rising costs.
Improving Communication Could Reduce Health Care MistakesThere is no doubt communication is crucial in health care where the stakes can be tremendously high.
Doctor Shortage By 2020Using data from the Census Bureau, it has been projected that by 2020, the degree of physician shortfall will be 50% greater than has been previously estimated.
How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax FilingLearn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
New Tech Serving Doctors And PatientsA report in the journal <em>Pediatrics</em> finds that an effort to use text messaging to urge parents to vaccinate their children for the flu has had a great deal of success.
Deadline For Getting Health Insurance Through Affordable Care Act NearingToday is the deadline for getting coverage that begins in February.
Music May Have Medicinal BenefitA new report looks at an inexpensive but quite effective method to reduce the stress associated with heart disease.
Round 2 of Enrollment In Affordable Care Act Gets UnderwayThe next big push to get every American signed up for health insurance began Saturday.
Patients Consider Online Reviews When Choosing A DoctorDespite the fact there is very little quality control over random surveys, a new report suggests consumers are using the reviews to help make decisions.
Hacking Of Nude Photos Demonstrates Risk Of Electronic Medical RecordsAs the health care industry moves toward adoption of electronic medical records, what protections will be in place for your most intimate health secrets and who will hack the data?
Gov. Christie Talks Health Care, Pension Reforms At Ocean City Town HallIt’s a bitter pill for many people, state employees in particular, to swallow. But Gov. Christie says the reforms adopted a couple of years ago are far from enough. And he cited a newly released report from the Pew Charitable Trust as proof.