News tagged with health care expenses
February is American Heart Month but living a heart healthy lifestyle is important anytime of the year. That's because cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of Americans – one in three of us will die from heart ...
Cardiology Feb 06, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Adults with high out-of-pocket health care expenditures experience considerable anxiety and debt problems, as well as disruption in their medical care, according to research published in the ...
Health Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Cancer survivors who live in rural areas are more likely to say they are in poor health than those who live in urban areas, according to a study in the journal Cancer. They are also more likely to have o ...
Cancer Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
"Every time I see what I pay for me and my family's health it makes me sick," says Fiona, a 46-year-old mother of two who -- unlike some 50 million Americans -- actually has health insurance.
Health Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Soaring numbers of older, sicker prisoners are causing an unprecedented health care challenge for the nation's criminal justice system, according to a new UCSF report.
Health Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Couples retiring this year can expect their medical bills throughout retirement to cost 4 percent more than those who retired a year ago, according to an annual projection released Wednesday by Fidelity Investments.
Health May 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- A possible misunderstanding about President Barack Obama's health care overhaul could cloud Supreme Court deliberations on its fate, leaving the impression that the law's insurance requirement is ...
Health Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Treatment with vitamin D reduced the size of uterine fibroids in laboratory rats predisposed to developing the benign tumors, reported researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The financial burden Americans face paying out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs has declined, although prescription costs remain a significant challenge for people with lower incomes and those with public insurance, ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The number of underinsured adults -- those with health insurance all year, but also with very high medical expenses relative to their incomes -- rose by 80 percent between 2003-2010, from 16 million to 29 million, according ...
Health Sep 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Approximately 12 million people in the United States are cancer survivors. On average, their medical care costs $4,000 to $5,000 more annually than the care of people who have never had cancer, according to Penn State researchers.
Cancer Jun 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0