Health & Body

UnitedHealthcare | Competencia de Baile :66

Una pareja bailando y sintiendo la música. ¿Qué podría salir mal? Mira dónde los lleva su ritmo. Es difícil controlar lo que pasa en la pista de...

UnitedHealthcare | Pool Vault :30

Burgers, buns, and a little hotdogging. What could possibly go wrong? Pool Vaulting, see where the excitement leads. It can be hard to control your...

The Senate and Obamacare, Part Deux

The Senate is trying once again to repeal and replace Obamacare, and we've got the news on what's in the updated bill. Spoiler Alert: not much has...

Reduce Crime AND Save Money: Treat Addiction Instead of Punishing People

Substance abuse and addiction are terrible for addicts health, and they're really tough on family and friends. Addiction also drives up the violent...

The Senate's BCRA Bill: High Premiums, Huge Deductibles, AND Massive Medicaid Cuts

Republicans in Congress continue their attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare, but the bill is moving through the Senate more slowly than Donald...

Prostate Screenings Are Cool Again!

The guidelines for screening for prostate cancer have changed. Again! And that’s ok! The USPSTF is hard at work. This is Healthcare Triage News....

The Mysteries of the Microbiome: There's Still a Lot to Learn

While we have long known about the existence of microbes — the tiny bacteria, fungi and archaea that live all around, on and in us — our full...

A Measles Outbreak in Minnesota. Nice Work, Anti-vaxxers

So. We have to talk about measles in 2017. Why, you may ask, are kids getting measles? More and more people neglect vaccinating their children, and...

Patients Don't Shop Around, Even When They Can

You probably know where to pump the cheapest gas and how to get price comparisons online in seconds for headphones and cars. But how would you find...

Narrow Insurance Networks Limit Access, Especially for Kids

Narrow health insurance networks cover fewer doctors, and can be especially narrow when it comes to specialists. And, it turns out, this limited...

May 10, 2017 - What's the deal with "pre-existing conditions" in AHCA?

This week's questions: 1:05 What is the reasoning behind a "fat tax" and do they work? 3:04 What's the deal with "pre-existing conditions" in...

Reproducibility in Research: An Introduction

This episode is part of Healthcare Triage’s series on Improving Reproducibility in Research. A blog post with more information on the series is...

Gaming the System: Orphan Drugs Part 3

This week, we continue our series on Orphan Drugs by looking at a few ways that pharmaceutical companies game the system, and shoehorn their drugs...

Exercise, Weight Loss, and Big Soda

Exercise isn't the key to weight loss. Still. But food companies want to convince you otherwise. This is Healthcare Triage News. Go read more...