Tag Archives: Costs

American Cancer Society says high health costs cause financial strain for more than 130 million

Emergency room nurse Christine Bauer treats Joshua Lagade of Vista, California, for the flu as his girlfriend Mayra Mora looks on in the emergency room at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, California, January 18, 2018. Mike Blake | Reuters The high cost of health care in the U.S. is causing financial hardship for more than… Read More »

Hospital-acquired sepsis cases drop, but treatment costs rise, report finds

Dive Brief: Healthcare consulting company Premier reported a 15% drop in hospital-associated sepsis cases among member hospitals over the past three years. But the news is not all good. Patients who develop sepsis in the hospital are 10% more likely to experience the worst kind, septic shock, raising the average per-case cost of treating the… Read More »

12 Frozen Foods You Should Avoid at All Costs

Healthy Eating The freezer aisle gets a bad rap, but frozen foods aren’t always unhealthy. Still, these items are red flags for nutritionists. Learn which other quick and healthy alternatives they’d choose instead. Smoothie base mixes successo images/Shutterstock Smoothies can start your morning on the right foot with an immediate serving (or more!) of fruit,… Read More »