Tag Archives: Health

Is Amy Klobuchar’s Health Care Plan Really Just a Post-It Note? – Slate

Her plan would probably require a few Post-its, honestly. Ethan Miller/Getty Images Elizabeth Warren Was a Boss Bloomberg Is the Crisis, Not the Cure Michael Bloomberg Just Helped Every Other Candidate Prove They Can Humiliate a Thin-Skinned, Entitled Billionaire William Barr and the Fall of the DOJ Sen. Amy Klobuchar ended up on the receiving… Read More »

Consumer Health Tech Market Outlook for 2020 | Robert Garber, 7Wire Ventures

Health Tech Feb 20, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH 7Wire Ventures is a venture fund that invests in early-stage healthcare companies that are focused on connecting with the healthcare consumer — kind of like one of the most successful companies in its portfolio, Livongo, which went public in 2019. Robert Garber, a partner with… Read More »

Scalpels Out: Democrats Make Slashing Attacks On Health Care Plans

This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). Top contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination torched one another’s proposals to reform the health care system Wednesday, as the contest to unify behind a single candidate to defeat President Donald Trump took a bitterly divisive turn. Minutes after… Read More »

Can diet improve a person’s vaginal health?

Certain foods and drinks contain compounds that may improve vaginal health and symptoms of vaginal conditions. These include probiotics, prebiotics, and fermented food and beverages. The vagina uses natural secretions, immune defenses, and “good” bacteria to keep itself healthy. Eating a healthful, balanced diet might also further prevent infections and improve vaginal conditions. This article… Read More »

We (Heart) Health Policy Poets

Who says health policy can’t be fun? Experts lit up Twitter in recent days with valentine messages about topics ranging from drug prices and surprise medical bills to the Affordable Care Act and Kaiser Health News. Here are some of our favorites. ❤ Robert Longyear: Hey, don’t break my heart. I don’t have prior authorization!… Read More »

The Hidden Health Danger of Using Mouthwash

ewapee/Shutterstock You might want to reconsider your morning swish. Taking care of your mouth is important not just for shiny teeth but for your overall health. Gum disease has been linked to Alzheimer’s and heart disease. But that swig of mouthwash may not be helping. Researchers recently discovered that using mouthwash could actually increase your… Read More »