Diane Archer

Volunteer: 93-year old delivers meals

Murel Johnson began volunteering for Meals on Wheels in Oregon when she was 77. She has been delivering meals every Friday now for 16 years. Her work not only ensures older adults eat well but...

Even without ACA repeal, quality of care at risk

The Republican leadership’s ACA repeal bill is dead for now, but quality of care in the U.S. is still at risk. In an interview for KPBS.org, Donald Berwick, M.D., president emeritus of the...

Four things you may not know about generic drugs

Tylenol, Advil, Lipitor are common household names. And, millions of people buy them, along with many other brand name drugs. But, according to Consumer Reports, the generic versions of these drugs...

Trumpcare drives up costs for older adults

The Republican leadership has rolled out its plan for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. If enacted, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) or “Trumpcare,” drives up costs for...

Can your pacemaker be hacked?

An article on Wired.com describes the scary security issues that come with high-tech medical devices. These health technology devices can be super “smart,” allowing remote control...