Diane Archer

Telehealth services do not save money

Over the last several years, there has been significant investment in telehealth services–which allow you to get care from a doctor via telephone or computer–as a low-cost convenient way...

Second opinions can be extremely important

A new study from the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice shows how getting second opinions can be extremely important before deciding on treatment for a complex condition. Researchers looked...

When will Congress address health care costs?

While the majority of Americans have health insurance through Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance, even with this coverage, an increasing proportion of them are struggling to afford their health...

What to do after someone you love dies

Losing someone you love can be extraordinarily wrenching. And, taking care of all the things that need getting done can be tough. As always, having a buddy–a friend, family member or trusted...