Diane Archer

Commercial health insurance unreliable, costly

With President Trump and the GOP working to end health care coverage available under the Affordable Care Act, the state health care marketplaces have been in turmoil. Given the uncertainty about the...

Eat less, live longer

Over the last 30 years, the risk of chronic conditions in people 55-64 has declined. Researchers now believe that we can improve quality of life and live longer, if we eat less. While studies have...

Nevada legislature wants Medicaid for all

Sarah Kliff reports for Vox that Nevada is close to enacting a Medicaid for all law. The legislation recognizes that health care should be a right and would allow anyone in the state without health...

Mental health telemedicine growing in rural areas

At both the federal and state levels, there is a growing interest in telemedicine. But how is it working? Ateev Mehrotra and his team studied the use of mental health telemedicine in rural areas for...

Five ways to feel at your best

If you focus on birthdays, we are all getting older.  But, many of us who may be “getting up there” in age find ways to stay young at heart–fit, mentally active, and purposeful...