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Healthcare costs are falling with Obamacare

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Facts are a pesky thing. And the facts are clear that healthcare costs are rising at historically low rates since the introduction of Obamacare.

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Good relationships lead to happiness and health

This sounds obvious, but a massive study following hundreds of men over 75 years offers real evidence of this old truth. Check out the video above.

Will greed doom Big Pharma?

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At this point, one can only hope.

The recent deal announced by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to in effect leave the United States for the purpose of evading corporate taxes calls into question why Congress continues to protect this industry.

Many in Congress, particularly Republicans, have resisted efforts to permit Medicare and Medicaid to negotiate for bulk pricing for drugs Americans need. The system is broken and we’re all paying for it.

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Finally some health care sanity: End of life planning to be covered by Medicare

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Sarah Palin has become a joke for most people of the years, but there was a time when her stupidity was taken seriously by millions of Americans. Probably the worst example was her popularization of the term “death panels” in response to the rational proposal to reimburse doctors for end of life planning with their patients.

Now, six years later, it appears that sanity has won out and Medicare will finally begin to cover such critical services.

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Killing Cancer using hated viruses

Can we really uses hated viruses to cure cancer? Watch this stunning documentary from Vice and see how doctors are using HIV, measles and genetically-engineered cold viruses to mark cancer cells for destruction by out immune system.

These breakthroughs have the potential to completely change how we fight cancer, in perhaps may lead to actual cures.