Head of CHICA May Possibly Play Better Role on a National Scale

Jon Kingsdale

Jon Kingsdale, Head of the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority has planned to take a back seat.

He has been leading the group since the time it came into being by the state’s 2006 milestone health care improvement law to assist uninsured inhabitants sign up for insurance coverage.

Steps for Medicaid Savings Detailed by UnitedHealth

UnitedHealth Group Inc

On Thursday, UnitedHealth Group Inc. said that transferring more Medicaid beneficiaries to manage care plans and other strategies can substantially help states take care of the budget pressures caused by the healthcare bill for American who are financially underprivileged.

Woman Diagnosed with PGAD after Falling Down from Wii Fit Board

Woman Diagnosed with PGAD after Falling Down from Wii Fit Board

The Toronto Sun reported that a U. K. woman has been detected with persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD) after she fell down from her Wii Fit board and injured a nerve.

Amanda Flowers, who resides in Manchester, England, said that she experiences sexual urges around 10 times a day since she fell off from her Wii Fit board. A doctor verified her diagnosis.

More Allergies Could be Triggered as a Result of Climate Change

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

As has been revealed in a new report by the National Wildlife Federation and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, climate change seems to have brought on the spring allergy season about two weeks earlier than expected.

On National Healthcare Decisions Day, Document Your Wishes

On National Healthcare Decisions Day, Document Your Wishes

Friday is National Healthcare Decisions Day, part of a nationwide campaign to motivate Americans to complete their advance instructions or living wills and record their wishes concerning medical treatment at the end of life.

Such instructions allow people to state how they desire to be treated in case they become debilitated and can no longer commune their wishes.

UB Students Enthusiastically Raise Funds in Relay for Life Event

Relay for Life

Since the year 1985, the Relay for Life has helped raise funds, spread cancer awareness and has provided communities across the country with an opportunity to celebrate life and survival.

CDC Warns: H1N1 Swine Flu Virus is Still Lurking Around

swine flu

On Thursday, the US Federal researchers reported that the H1N1 Swine Flu virus, despite all the reports suggesting otherwise, is continually spreading epidemics, especially in the southeast areas of the US.

Shortage Of Physicians Impediment to the Health Care Reform

Shortage Of Physicians Impediment to the Health Care Reform

President Obama’s legendary health care reform law has many pronged repercussions. Some of them are dark clouds without a silver lining.

The Ruling and Case Against Gaining Patents on Genes


A federal court in New York, last month, had handed a major victory to science and medical probes and developments when it issued a ruling that patents had been granted "improperly" to Myriad Genetics on two human genes linked to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Investments of Health Insurers in Fast Food Companies Elicits Criticism

Investments of Health Insurers in Fast Food Companies Elicits Criticism

A study in the American Journal of Public Health has revealed an apparent irony in the investment moves made by large health insurance companies. The study has brought to light that such insurers that provide coverage for health, disability and long term care have been investing in fast food chains like McDonald’s and Pizza Hut.

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