Monthly Archives: June 2012

Supreme Court Lets Health Law Largely Stand

original article can be found at nytimes.com WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday left standing the basic provisions of the health care overhaul, ruling that the government may use its taxation powers to push people to buy health insurance. … Continue reading

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HIV crisis hitting women in Washington DC; Infection rate among poor African-American women has doubled since 2008

original article can be found on nydailynews.com While the stunning jump in numbers is likely attibutable to wider testing in DC’s most needy neighborhoods, HIV rates in heterosexual black women, a high-risk group, are on the rise. There’s a female … Continue reading

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Energy Boosters: Can Supplements and Vitamins Help?

You have countless choices in energy supplements. But what works? WebMD Feature By R. Morgan Griffin Reviewed By David Kiefer, MD Take a walk through your local supermarket, and you might come to the conclusion that Americans are in the … Continue reading

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Sept. 11 Health Fund Given Clearance to Cover Cancer

Original article can be found at nytimes.com A federal health official’s ruling has cleared the way for 50 different types of cancer to be added to the list of sicknesses covered by a $4.3 billion fund set up to compensate … Continue reading

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Risky Rise of the Good-Grade Pill

original article can be found at nytimes.com He steered into the high school parking lot, clicked off the ignition and scanned the scraps of his recent weeks. Crinkled chip bags on the dashboard. Soda cups at his feet. And on … Continue reading

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