Why Are Healthcare Costs So High in the USA versus Other Countries? Part II
In Part II of this series about the high costs of US healthcare I’ll talk about how politicians collude with pharma to ensure their mutual interests.
Why Are Healthcare Costs So High in the USA versus Other Countries?
A recent phenomena in the healthcare industry is the rise of medical tourism. You’ve probably read an article or two that describes how someone can get surgery in Spain and enjoy a two week vacation while there – and the whole trip, including airfare, surgery and the hospital stay, still costs less than what it would cost here in the states just for the surgical procedure.
Is Coffee Healthy or Is It Killing You? The Results of My 31 Day Coffee Fast
Being raised with Irish grandparents and cousins, a cup of tea was the answer to every question. The kettle was ever on the boil as there was always someone having a cup of tea. By the time I was a young
Is Fish Truly Healthy to Eat or Has That Ship Sailed? And, is farmed fish really healthier than ocean fish?
As I look to reduce my intake of factory-farmed animals such as cows, pigs, and chickens, I wondered if eating more fish would be a healthier alternative. I decided to look into the topical debate of
To Meat or Not to Meat: That is the Question
In my last column, I discussed the collusion of the dairy and flesh foods industries with the US government and Big Pharma to keep Americans fat, sick, and on prescription medications. There is so much confusing and contradictory information about what constitutes a healthy diet and I’ve been giving it much thought.
Fat, Sugar, Meat, Carbs: Just What IS a Healthy Diet?
You may have heard a popular new phrase, “Sitting is the new smoking.” Well, I’d like to posit that eating POORLY – and unconsciously – is the new smoking.
Prediabetes: Real Disease or Excuse to Push Rx?
There seems to be some confusion about diabetes. Let’s discuss. Type 1 diabetes is a childhood disease where the body cannot produce insulin, a hormone produced by your pancreas that aids cells in their absorption of glucose or sugar. Your body needs insulin to fuel your cells where they store energy.
Is Your Hypertension Real or a Money Maker for Pharma?
You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Hypertension is the Silent Killer.” But, how true is that statement? Are you really at risk of a stroke or a cardiovascular event?
Are You Taking Your Neighbor’s Meds?
February 21, 2017
Back in November, I wrote about the presence of pharmaceuticals in your drinking water. https://www.focusforhealth.org/drinking-prescription-drugs-tap-water/ I had read that you could drop off your unused over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and your pharmaceuticals at drug stores and police stations