Category Archives: Health

UPDATED POST: “What’s the Deal With ‘Pre-Existing Conditions'”

Hello All, a brief-er post for you – Due to the arrival of the newly touted bill through the house to replace the Affordable Care Act, called the American Health Care Act, a quick update should be added as an … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With “Pre-Existing Conditions”?

Hello all, Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that has a very, very big HSA. In this week’s post, we’ll discuss the possibility of Congressional and Presidential “Plans” to repeal and replace the Patient Protection and … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Public Health, The Environment and Race?

Hello All! In this edition of WTD, we’ll discuss the high profile case of contaminated water in Flint, Michigan and how it connects with our community and social history of racial discrimination in housing and environmental concerns. Throughout the history … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Grass-Fed Meat and Understanding Food Labels?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that is certified to be fed mostly on peanuts. In this edition, we’ll discuss the often misunderstood and misused terms surrounding food and nutrition such as non-GMO, organic, … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With a lack of Water in the West?

Hello all! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that usually stays hydrated in some form or another. In this week’s post, we’ll discuss the ongoing 4 year drought that has severely affected the western United States … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With a Hook, Line, and Sinker for Hookworm?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that usually remembers to wear shoes outside. In this week’s post, we’ll discuss a major breakthrough in the fight against hookworm, a parasitic agent that affects nearly 1 … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Ensuring the Uninsured are Insured? Part IV: Dual Eligibles

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?”, where the IV part of this series on health reform has a fun double meaning (insert catheter joke here). To see more from this series on health reform, check out … Continue reading

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