healthcare

Study: Opioids Have Direct Impact on Men’s Participation in U.S. Labor Force

According to a Princeton University economist, the opioid crisis could account for as much as 20 percent of the decline in American men’s…

Medicine’s Newest Biomimicry Inspirations: Spider-Man and the Slippery Slug

Spiderman, along side the gecko and the average garden slug, are medical science's latest inspirations for biomimicry as researchers explore new and fantastic-sounding…

What You Need to Know About the Hidden Health Cost of Fossil Fuel Subsidies

We think of the cost of fossil fuel subsidies in terms of our tax dollars. But a new report put out by the…

Policy Points: How Business Can Address Healthcare, Regulations and Pay Equity

Now more than ever, business leaders must stand together and tell lawmakers that “what business wants” are policies that fully account for any…

5 American Behaviors That Define Our Healthcare Costs and Solutions

America is desperate for affordable health care, but we'll have to change these five behaviors first.

3 Steps To Lower Drug and Health Insurance Prices

American insurance companies and drug companies can raise prices because they have the power to do so. Competition is limited, at best. Regulation…

U.S. Health Care Still Stands At A Dangerous Crossroad

Even though the Republican American Health Care Act (AHCA) has been withdrawn, Americans' access to affordable health care remains vulnerable.

Unmasking The Revised Republican Health Care Plan

Politicians are not succeeding in their quest to reduce healthcare costs. Instead they are shifting healthcare costs and taxes between American demographic groups.

The American Health Care Act Is Fake Health Care

The GOP-backed American Health Care Act is a budget bill. It is designed to reduce federal expenditures on health care -- but it…

CVS Health Pledges $10 Million for Women’s Heart Health

CVS Health plans to raise $10 million for women's cardiovascular research and education. The company will also offer free health screenings across the…

Reports: Obamacare Repeal Could Kill Jobs, Hurt Local Economies

Repealing the Affordable Care Act without replacement could mean the loss of 2.6 million jobs (mostly in the private sector), say researchers.

House Republicans Announce Plans to Repeal Obamacare — But Can They Really Do It?

Last week, House Speaker Paul Ryan's office announced a Senate resolution to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Now, both critics and proponents of…

Corporate Wellness Doesn’t Make Employees Healthier or Happier: Here’s How to Fix It

Too many companies think corporate wellness is all about gym memberships and free food. But they’re not actually doing enough to keep their…

Why Women Still Face Barriers to Healthcare Coverage

While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded health insurance coverage to many previously uninsured women, troubling gaps still remain.

CVS Health Offers More Than Just a Local Drugstore

We take a look at CVS Health's 2015 CSR report and highlight some key wins for the company. The company’s ninth annual report…