After a year on Medicare, advice for journalists on stories that need to be told

The annual Medicare open enrollment period ends soon.  America’s seniors have faced a blizzard of dismaying news about the program. Here are some excerpts from newsworthy stories that you should be aware of. Excerpt: “The federal government recently redesigned a digital tool that helps seniors navigate complicated Medicare choices, but consumer advocates say it’s malfunctioning… Read More »

Waking Up With a Headache? – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic

When you have a pounding headache, being unconscious might sound like a nice alternative. But what happens when sleep itself is the trigger for your aching head?  Advertising Policy Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy… Read More »

Florida teen dies of mono after she initially tested negative and it triggered a STROKE 

Florida teen, 17, dies of mono after she initially tested negative for the ‘kissing disease’ that triggered a STROKE Ariana Rae Delfs, 17, from Fernandina Beach, Florida, came down with flu-like symptoms three weeks ago Her parents took her to see a doctor, who ran several tests, including for mononucleosis, but couldn’t pinpoint a diagnosis After… Read More »