Tag Archives: Care

Direct primary care can rein in America’s out-of-control healthcare costs

While Democrats and Republicans debate the merits and drawbacks of reforming America’s broken health insurance system, few policymakers are paying attention to perhaps the biggest reason health insurance is so expensive: The actual cost of healthcare, which insurers have to pay, is out of control. There are many reasons the cost of providing healthcare has… Read More »

Postpartum Care in the United States: Some Progress But Still So Far to Go

Earlier this year the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a revised Committee Opinion calling for a new paradigm for postpartum care in the United States.  Moving away from the single postpartum check at 6 weeks, ACOG has made a significant change in its recommendations for postpartum care: “All women should ideally have… Read More »

Taking Care of Your Mental Health in Winter

Winter is a time when the weather is cold and often unpleasant and it’s the time when people tend to get sick more often. One reason why that happens is because they spend more time inside, by themselves. They also eat more heavy, fatty foods, rather than healthier salads and nutritious smoothies that highlight summer… Read More »