Sen. Mark Pryor’s re-election campaign released an ad Wednesday that touts a part of Obamacare — a rarity among Democrats hoping to stave off attacks derived from the law’s negative headlines and poor polling numbers.
Depression is the third leading cause of death and the number one leading cause of disability in teens. Adding focused cardiovascular fitness into sixth-graders’ gym class and recess can help stave off depression during adolescence.
The inventor has received $3 million from the National Science Foundation to perfect smart phones that are smart enough and connected enough to actually monitor the human body. That would be Cornell University engineering professor David Erickson, who will head a multidisciplinary team of investigators who intend to develop devices with specific diagnostics.
President George W. Bush is the latest politician — or former politician — to take the Ice Bucket Challenge, a social media campaign started to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis that has led to millions of dollars in donations for the ALS Association.
The Obamacare program got a double dose of bad news Tuesday as a federal watchdog reported its tax on medical devices is bringing in less money than expected, while a Federal Reserve study warned that many private companies expect to see their health costs soar because of the president’s signature health law.