Checking Up On Health: January 21, 2014

Health care costs, ObamaCare alternatives, Medicaid expansion, closing rural hospitals and more.

Checking Up On Health: January 14, 2014

The first Internet-linked toothbrush, a combination treatment for melanoma and an over-concentration on oncology R&D.

Checking Up On Health: November 26, 2013

Covering ObamaCare, the list of naughty holiday foods, holiday heart attacks and how to tip healthily.

Checking Up On Health: November 19, 2013

Drugmakers are shifting from traditional “small molecule” drugs to biologics. Find out why, and what could threaten that shift.

Friday Facts: November 8, 2013

How does Atlanta rank on congestion and water use? Not as poorly as you might think!

Checking Up On Health: November 5: 2013

Too much or too little sleep can be harmful to your health. How much sleep is enough?

Checking Up On Health: October 22, 2013

Should you choose a male physician or a female physician?

Checking Up On Health: October 15, 2013

What constitutes a rare disease? What program covers the majority of people treated in hospitals?

Checking Up On Health: October 8, 2013

Do you work with a psychopath? Are you sure you have insurance? When are stem cells considered “human organs?”

Friday Facts: October 4, 2013

  October 4, 2013 It’s Friday! Six reasons to sign up for the Georgia Legislative Policy Forum TODAY: 6. Justice for all. When’s the last time you had a discussion with a Supreme Court justice? Bring your best questions for Justice David Nahmias and test his jurisprudence. 5. One billion dollars. That’s the estimated savings every year if Georgia if were to adopt a new patient-centered model for Medicaid. Find out how. 4. Inspiration. Moise Brutus lost three limbs and almost lost his life in a wreck three years ago. … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: September 20, 2013

The association between student math performance and subsequent economic growth is very strong

Checking Up On Health: September 17, 2013

Learn what’s good, bad, diminishing, sickening, ugly and beautifying in health care.

Friday Facts: September 13, 2013

Is more spending leading to better student achievement?

Checking Up On Health: September 10, 2013

Apps for the health-care professional are third fastest-growing category on the market.

Friday Facts: September 6, 2013

Investors.com has a growing list of the companies cutting staff and hours because they can’t afford the Affordable Care Act.

Friday Facts: August 30, 2013

The total additional cost to state taxpayers of implementation of ObamaCare is …

Checking up on Health: August 27, 2013

When it is stupid to KISS, how online symptom checkers are helping and what’s happening to ‘healthy’ school lunches

Friday Facts: August 23, 2013

Federal government-wide, the time spent on paperwork documenting onerous regulations adds up to 10.3 billion hours.

Checking Up On Health: August 20, 2013

A portrait of the newly insured, the “gaming” of ObamaCare, using technology to reduce health care costs.

Friday Facts: August 16, 2013

How are Georgia’s HOT lanes doing?