Category Archives: Insurance

“The Last Heart Attack” on CNN (My review) + link to video

Overall it was a fabulous life-saving telecast — but… While watching the show from near Boston during Hurricane Irene, my first thought was that both Irene and the “Sanjay Special” had fallen short of meeting expectations. Thankfully in the case … Continue reading

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Screening for cancer…a very big business

Extensive screening gets patients in the door Screening for cancer in the U.S. and other western countries has become a very big business…that’s often followed by an even bigger business — surgery, chemo and radiation. Take the ubiquitous colonoscopy for example, … Continue reading

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Do insurance companies “really” want us to be healthy?

You would think so, because they would have less claims to pay…but that’s not how the industry works…read on. While reading an article written about a health insurance insider in the New York Times today, I was once again reminded of … Continue reading

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