Alberta Health Services provides weekly health and wellness articles as a way to help all Albertans live a healthy life. The mid-year closures of CoOportunity Health and InHealth Mutual, as well as recent reports indicating Community Health Options of Maine may be on the brink of collapse, demonstrate the importance of providing time and flexibility for consumers to find new coverage outside regular enrollment periods.
About a decade ago, public service announcements began to appear encouraging people to have their physicians check your neck.” The Light of Life Foundation campaign featured actual testimonials of patients describing their positive health behaviors on the day before they were diagnosed with thyroid cancer.
The Biology of love (Mar 2000) Drawing on years of experience with thousands of patients and a growing body of evidence in neurophysiology, human biology and psychology, Dr. Janov shows how love or the lack of it affects not only our sense of psychological well-being but our physical health and our personalities as well.
Health Psychology is open to research across the lifespan, studies of diverse populations in a wide variety of settings, and investigations of the reproducibility or generalizability of research on psychological and behavioral factors in physical health and illness.
In August 2015, the New York Times reported the Kentucky Health Cooperative lost $50 million as it paid out $1.25 in claims for every dollar it collected in premiums.” Unfortunately, these are only a few examples of the more than $1 billion squandered to date by co-op failures.