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More power to you: M.E. patients found to be the least empowered

How can we become more empowered, and what do health professionals need to know to enable this? 776 more words


Making the most of PIP

Being awarded PIP at long last has opened up lots of other help such as travel cards, a blue badge and discounts for those who help me when I’m out and about. 789 more words

Quality Of Life

Just say no...to your doctor

It was a busy week, I started back to work after being off for 9 weeks recovering from a shattered wrist, had 3 doctor appointments and 2 physical therapy sessions.  900 more words

Health Savings Should Start With Misdirected "Quality" Standards 

Well-intentioned but misdirected “quality@ and safety regulations and third party imposed credentialing, rating and quality standards drive up operating costs of hospitals, physicians and other health providers, payers and plan sponsors. 143 more words

How I became so grateful

I am a girl with tremendous gratitude for life!  Living with serious health conditions is all I know, I’ve been doing it all my life.  It started with one genetic autoimmune disease and I’ve added on a few more conditions along the way.  587 more words

House Set To Vote on Phase 1 of Health Care Reform 2017 Thursday

Congress is scheduled to vote on American Health Care Act on Thursday. See here.

The first package of the reforms Republicans are pursuing to repeal or reform the Obamacare law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Act focuses on changing the revenue and tax components of the ACA. 187 more words