February 16, 2012
Health Insurance 'Mandate' Deemed Best Value for
Doing away with the U.S.
health care reform act's requirement that all Americans must have
health insurance would not dramatically increase the cost of buying
policies through new insurance exchanges, but would significantly
reduce the number of people who get insurance, according to
Implanted Microchip Might Be Future of Drug
Remote controls may not be
for just appliances anymore. In a new small study, women with
severe osteoporosis were implanted with a microchip that releases
bone-building drugs at the push of a button, a delivery method that
could someday become common for various health conditions.
U.S. Teen Driving Deaths Up: Report
The number of American
teens who lost their lives in car accidents jumped 11 percent in
the first half of 2011, the first increase in eight years, a new
Is Grief an Illness? The Debate Heats Up
The loss of a loved one
can trigger deep emotional turmoil, but is the grief that follows a
normal part of being human or is it a form of mental illness in
need of diagnosis and treatment?