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Greg Webb

Addicted to a Screen? Technology is Dominating Our Lives

As cell phones become more commonplace in our society we are seeing a rise in the number of teens (and adults) who acknowledge being addicted to their mobile devices. Common Sense Media did a recent survey and found that 59 […]

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Affordable Care Act Shining Bright Light on Hospital Billing?

There are many people fighting the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) and a larger number of people who welcome the attempts to bring our health care system into control.  In its latest step towards improving healthcare for Americans the Obama […]

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Dr. Oz’s Weight Loss Methods Becoming Big Problem

Dr. Mehmet Oz, a Harvard grad and physician with a degree from the Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is a cardiac surgeon. Or at least he was before he garnered the attention of Oprah and found his way into the […]

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Cleveland Clinic Opens Herbal Therapy Clinic With Physicians Supervising

The Cleveland Clinic opened its Chinese herb therapy ward as part of its Center for Integrative Medicine in January of this year. In the clinic certified herbalists work under the supervision of Western medicine-trained physicians to see patients. A herbal […]

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Bank of America To Pay $772m for Fraudulent Credit Card Practices

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) investigated the Bank of America for fraudulent credit card practices and has levied a significant fine as part of the settlement. Bank of America will have to pay out roughly $772 million in the […]

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Disturbing Trend: Attempted Attack on Jury Trial System by General Mills Is Exhibit A

The recent move by General Mills to impose mandatory arbitration on consumers using its website, downloading coupons and otherwise engaging with the company ended up causing somewhat of a public relations storm recently.   The timeline goes something like this: April […]

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Health Fads—How Do We Know What Is Safe?

When a heart specialist tells us that the current medical advice about heart disease is wrong, we listen.  Dr. Dwight Lundell, who left his medical practice to focus on the nutritional treatment of heart disease, has written an article about […]

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Can Too Much Copper Cause Alzheimer’s?

Does copper increase your risk of acquiring Alzheimer’s? A recent study suggests that it may harm the brain but there are conflicting opinions about this newest research. The theory, as proposed by scientists at the University of Rochester in New […]

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Traveling Abroad for Medical Care – Why?

That new hip? The one that’s going to cost you between $50,000 and $100,000.  Making a hip costs about $350 in the US. The hospital or orthopedic clinic will pay from $3500 to $7500 and will bill you anywhere from  […]

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Fraud Against Military Beneficiaries? Prudential Stands Accused

A potential class action lawsuit involving 60,000 military life insurance beneficiaries against Prudential Insurance Co. of America has been expanded to include claims of fraud, in addition to the…