AHCA

AHCA: The Bad, The Good & The Flawed Criticism

The Republican Congress and Trump administration are working hard to pass their repeal and replace legislation – The American Health Care Act (AHCA). Without a doubt, true healthcare reform is desperately needed, but the...
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Health Sector in India: Perspective and Way Forward

The health sector in India is at the crossroads. This is partly due to an interesting relationship between development and health, which is known as the Preston Curve. In 1975, Samuel Preston showed that...
Orthopedic Innovation

Can Orthopedic Innovation be learnt?

Writing about medical innovation was a challenging experience. Innovation is defined as: ''change that creates a new dimension of performance'' . According to Michael Porter , ''innovation includes both improvements in technology and better...
Affordable Care Act: President Donald Trump meets with chief executives from health insurance companies.

Trump, Congress Will Find The Affordable Care Act Hard To Replace

Tuesday we heard the president say, “Tonight, I am also calling on this Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare with reforms that expand choice, increase access, lower costs and, at the same time, provide...
Zika virus infographics

Zika virus continues its spread throughout the Americas and in tropical regions around the...

There is great urgency to understand Zika virus as it continues its spread throughout the Americas and in tropical regions around the globe. What do we actually know about its biology? And what basic...

‘March for Science’ Organizer Says It’s About the Public, Not the Scientists

Scientists are no strangers to having their work questioned by lawmakers, and now they are fighting back. On April 22, scientists and their supporters will hold a March for Science to advocate for science...
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Affordable Care Act Has Helped Many

I recently went to a health care forum hosted at the Southern Tier Independence Center. I heard story after story of people whose lives were literally saved by the Affordable Care Act, people who avoided...
Orthopedic Implant

Multifunctional Surface Treatment for Orthopedic Implant

During last five decades, biomaterials have seen a rapid growth, due to its direct relation and impact on healthcare and advancements in the fabrication of synthetic biomaterials. The biomaterials market, including medical device and...
Philadelphia Affordable Care Act

Don’t Repeal Affordable Care Act

Approximately 800 people rallied in Philadelphia on Feb. 25, in support of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare. Doctors, nurses and other health professionals talked about how their patients would suffer without...
family planning

Time for men to stand up and be counted

The government adds injectable contraceptives to the bouquet of choices, but the worry is that data suggest the onus of family planning rests solely on women In an attempt to offer a bouquet of choices...