Most veterans who commit suicide do so with a gun, but most therapists don’t understand gun culture. A veteran who has struggled with depression himself now helps bridge that gap by educating mental health professionals.
Michael Weinstein of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation says he is promoting condoms where others have forgotten them.
When New York increased its cigarette tax, smoking rates declined. California’s proposed increase of $2 a pack may, too, say researchers. The higher the tax, the more likely people are to quit.
Low payments and high hassles make many therapists shun insurance companies.
A family says they struggled mightily to get treatment for their depressed teen — up against a therapist shortage and a resistant insurer.
It goes back to the byzantine way health care — and health insurance — developed in the U.S. in the wake of World War II.
A single mom, a son with autism and a maddening search for the help she badly needed.
La ley federal de salud está poniendo a los agricultores en una situación difícil. Muchos contratistas que suministran trabajadores tienen que ofrecer cobertura de salud. El seguro es costoso, y los contratistas se preocupan sobre las consecuencias para la inmigración.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, the company that makes Seconal, the drug most commonly used in prescribed for terminally ill patients who want to end their lives, physician-assisted suicide, has doubled the price to more than $3,000.
The federal health law is putting farmers in a tough spot. Many contractors supplying workers have to offer health coverage. Insurance is costly, and contractors worry about immigration fallout.