Cold works by lowering the damaged tissue's temperature and locally constricting blood vessels. Using cold therapy immediately after an injury helps prevent bruising and swelling from the waste and fluid build-up.
So there’s this $15 trillion mega-company, USA Inc. Great brand, great history, great products (liberty, entrepreneurial capitalism). We all know it.
One of the things that sets Thailand apart from nearly every other place on the planet is how absurdly cheap things are given the high quality of service.
When your kids are infested with head lice, a certain amount of panic — even desperation — can spread through the house.
But the large health care system here that Dr. Trescott helps manage has placed controls on how painkillers are prescribed, like making sure doctors do not prescribe too much. Doctors on staff have been told to abide by the guidelines or face the con
President Obama’s landmark health-care initiative, long touted as a means to control costs, will actually add more than $340 billion to the nation’s budget woes over the next decade, according to a new study by a member of the board that oversees Med
In the case of Florida vs DHHS; the Supreme Court and will answer the following questions: 1. Does Congress exceed its enumerated powers and violate basic principles of federalism when it coerces States into accepting onerous conditions that it coul
Dr. Carol Paris is a psychiatrist. She’s practiced for 13 years in southern Maryland. And she’s fought hard for a single payer system.
Venezuelan President says he will travel to Cuba for a third round of treatment to beat his cancer.
In a remarkable, partisan exchange in a Texas courtroom, a federal judge demanded that the Obama administration formally explain recent statements by President Obama that some have construed as questioning the authority of courts to review, and poten
Last week the Supreme Court heard arguments concerning the constitutionality of the Obamacare law, focusing on the mandate requiring every American to buy health insurance or pay fines enforced by the IRS
This is written as the Supreme Court is weighing the constitutionality of ObamaCare.
A new discovery in mice may lead to new treatments that could make bone marrow transplants more likely to succeed and to be significantly less dangerous.
Today, the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) publish their jointly developed European Union Standards for Tuberculosis Care (ESTC).
The US House of Representatives has adopted a budget resolution that calls for privatization of Medicare and the elimination of Medicaid, food stamps and many other federal entitlement benefits.
There is an important study in the Archives for Internal Medicine last month, which escalates an ongoing row as to whether patient satisfaction is in any way correlated with positive medical outcomes.
... look at the education bubble instead. Student loan debt is now over a trillion dollars, even larger than total U.S. credit card debt. And it keeps growing. All that State guaranteed loan money has simply blown up the cost of higher education, tra
The Internal Revenue Service wants to add about 4,000 agents to hunt down tax cheats and still plans to spend $303 million building a system to oversee Obamacare even though its future looks bleak in the U.S. Supreme Court.
1942 Wickard vs. Filburn, "it is hardly lack of due process for the government to regulate that which it subsidizes." A vast increase in political-bureaucratic control over American life, even though the court's ruling rested on mind-boggling econom
was standing outside the U.S. Supreme Court holding a sign that said “Single Payer Now, Strike Down the Obama Mandate.”
Health care is on the mind of many Americans. The Supreme Court is taking up Obamacare. Costs are going up at an alarming pace.
Judge Napolitano: Justice Kennedy’s Questioning of Health Care Bill May Prove to Be a Bad Day for Government
President Obama wasn't always a defender of the individual mandate requirement. On the campaign trail in 2008, Obama opposed a mandate, and used his opposition to differentiate himself from his chief opponent, Hillary Clinton.
According to reports from the courtroom, the four liberal justices seem inclined to uphold the law. But it is still unclear if the Obama administration's legal team will be able to get a fifth vote.
U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli got off to a remarkably bad start during today's landmark Supreme Court arguments, devolving into a coughing attack within the first 25 seconds of his opening remarks.
SCOTUS - questions for Solicitor General Donald Verrilli on Obamacare – the most important case the court is hearing since Roe vs. Wade. Listen below as Justice Kennedy, Justice Scalia and Justice Grinsburg are tearing Verrilli apart.
It’s Our Economy, the organization I co-direct with Margaret Flowers, MD, Single Payer Action and 50 doctors filed an amicus brief in HHS v. Florida
Supreme Court may determine the fate of Obama's landmark health reform
Ron Paul on Monday said that his “big guess” about the Supreme Court’s ruling on the constitutionality of the controversial healthcare reform bill is that it will uphold the law.