Posts tagged with: "US Healthcare"

Shifting the burden in health benefits

Shifting the burden in health benefits

3 / 18/10/2011 15:46

I just finished reading an article in the Los Angeles Times with the headline “US firms expect healthcare costs to rise at lowest rate since 1997”. Good news?  If you are an employer, yes.  If you are an employee, no.Mercer, […]

Close encounters with US healthcare

Close encounters with US healthcare

1 / 23/09/2011 17:00

My mother was recently admitted to the hospital for congestive heart failure. This happened while I was home visiting my parents, who live in Charlotte. It was midnight and I was asleep when I heard my dad yelling “call 911”. […]

Obesity in America: Big food equals big medicine

Obesity in America: Big food equals big medicine

1 / 22/09/2011 13:36

It’s 3 am, I am jet lagged and to pass the time I am watching informercials in my hotel room and thinking about America’s obesity problem.  It’s not as pathetic as it sounds. Everything you need to know about a […]