How Are Stem Cell Transplants Done?

Because stem cell therapies are new, you may have lots of questions.  One of the questions we commonly hear relates to the ways stem cells are transplanted into your body.  The specific terminology can seem difficult, but, in practice, the methods are not hard to understand. When you are getting stem cells, your doctor will […]

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11 Ways Congress Can Improve the ACA Right Now

Now that the 2014 elections are behind us, we thought we’d take a look at 11 actions Congress can take to improve the Affordable Care Act. Several of our suggestions have bipartisan support and, even in the 2015 session of Congress, a vote to do away with some of the less popular aspects of the […]

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Study Confirms Long-term Stem Cell Benefits for Parkinson’s Disease

Newly reported research discovered neural dopamine-producing stem cells transplanted into patients with Parkinson’s disease stayed healthy and functional for up to 14 years.  The findings were reported in the June 5, 2014 issue of the journal Cell Reports.  This is exciting news for people with Parkinson’s Disease. Researchers studied the brains of five Parkinson’s Disease […]

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12 True-False Questions About the Affordable Care Act

With the new health insurance marketplaces open and 2014 approaching, we’ve learned a great deal about the Affordable Care Act.  But polls tell us most Americans still don’t know much about the law or are pretty confused.  In fact, a recent survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation reported that six of 10 Americans know very little about what the […]

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Five Must-Fix Items in the Affordable Care Act – The Small Business Deductible

Editor’s Note:  We initially expressed concern about the impact of the small business deductible cap in September 2012.  Since that time, the Department of Health and Human Services issued a final rule on the application of the small business deductible.  Under that ruling, the Affordable Care Act provision allowing small businesses to use medical expense […]

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