Forgotten Victims of the Opioid Crisis: Patients in Pain

The opioid crisis grows more deadly by the day, and lawmakers are scrambling to stem the tide. But these actions to stop abuse are creating unintended victims. Patients who legitimately need the drugs to combat debilitating pain are faced with a dizzying array of hoops, and in some cases denied access altogether.

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Mind Your Business, People Have Lots of Conditions Requiring a Disabled Parking Permit

There are many reasons people seek disabled parking permits, and even more reasons why they might be eligible to receive one. Have you ever caught yourself wondering why someone is parking in a handicap parking space? Or judged them for appearing completely able-bodied? These 10 common invisible medical conditions are a reminder that there is often more than meets the eye.

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Nurses Wish They Could Tell You These 10 Things

Nurses do so much more than stick you with needles and feed you curious-looking food. Our new list includes 10 things a survey of nurses said they wished their patients knew. Learn these tidbits and earn yourself some brownie points with the most important staff members in your doctor’s office, emergency room, and hospital!

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How Does the Human Body Make So Much Mucus?

So, don’t even pretend, you know that you have always wondered how your body produces so much mucus. Let’s discuss why we need this gunk, the different types that occur, and the 8 simple ways to feel less weighed down by mucus while you wait to recover from illness. It’s mind-blowing, and disgusting, at the same time.

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Vast List of Groups Opposing American Health Care Act

Doctors’ groups and nurses’ associations have joined hospitals, stakeholders, and lobbying organizations against the Republican repeal and replacement plan for Obamacare. Many GOP members of Congress are themselves opposing the bill. See the remarkable list of those rejecting the American Health Care Act.

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9+ Problems with the American Health Care Act

First, the GOP promised “repeal” of Obamacare. That evolved into “repeal and replace”. Several proposed bills were presented by Republicans these last months. Now Congress and the Trump Administration present the American Health Care Act. Learn the differences between it and the Affordable Care Act.

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Five Obamacare Benefits Too Dangerous To Repeal

See 5 protections provided by Obamacare that leaks say are possibly on the chopping block in the GOP’s repeal and replace plan. Regardless of how closely you follow healthcare policy, you probably have not considered the loss of these Obamacare benefits.

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