Myths About the Flu Vaccine

Myths About the Flu Vaccine

Every year around flu seasons, hundreds of people share their thoughts on the vaccine: why it’s not worth it, why it’ll just make you sick, and how they haven’t had one in twenty years and have never gotten ill. There are a lot of myths and misconceptions surrounding...
How to Advocate for Yourself at the Doctor’s Office

How to Advocate for Yourself at the Doctor’s Office

Visiting the doctor is not supposed to be an action that evokes fear, yet it does for so many people. Some of them are worried about conditions that they might have, and others are afraid of having to advocate for themselves. Individuals who fall into the latter group...
Is Crowdfunding the New Health Insurance?

Is Crowdfunding the New Health Insurance?

In 2015, the average cost of a hospital stay for cancer patients was $31,390. That’s half of the median household income for that year. It costs, on average, $292,000 to treat the most common type of childhood cancer. While some can rely on comprehensive insurance to...
What Can Be Done About Physician Burnout?

What Can Be Done About Physician Burnout?

Today’s physicians are expected to juggle more tasks, stay aware of constant changes to government and insurance regulations, and spend more time with patients than ever before. This increased amount of responsibilities leads to higher levels of stress, which in turn...