Healthcare Sharing Ministries: Better than Insurance?

With rising costs for health insurance and fines for those who aren’t covered under Obamacare, individual and families have begun to consider alternatives such as the health care sharing model, made popular by organizations like Liberty HealthShare and Medi-Share. But what exactly are they, and how do they compare to traditional health insurance?

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Could U.S. Doctors Have Saved Baby Charlie Gard?

Baby Charlie Gard was diagnosed by the medical team at Great Ormond Street Hospital with mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome (MDDS), a set of rare diseases caused by mutations in genes essential for life. Questions arose as to whether U.S. doctors could have provided special care, reversing or stopping the progression of Charlie’s condition. The United States has the leading specialists on genetic disorders.

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Facebook Finds Alopecia Areata Ugly

As if I needed an internet service to repeat back to me what society dispenses daily. Facebook, the epitome of social media, where millions are members, where the platform shapes your business and your life, found my photo too ugly to advertise.

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An Open Letter to Sen. Ron Johnson on Healthcare

Today, Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) voted to move forward on repeal (or repeal and replacement, who knows – the President doesn’t really care) of the Affordable Care Act. I intend to hold Sen. Johnson responsible for his dangerous vote to impact the healthcare of everyone I know. Read my open letter to him.

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Low-Fat Dairy Increases Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

Before now, there was no proven connection between Parkinson’s Disease and dairy products, low-fat or otherwise. But after analyzing data where participants consumed dairy products for up to 26 years, researcher Katherine C. Hughes, Sc.D., from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, speaks about the link and what those concerned about their risk for the disease should do.

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