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US News Best Nursing Homes 2019-2020

U.S. News 2020 list of best nursing homes use federal government CMS star ratings and quality measures from the CMS data in July 2019. Fewer than 3,000 nursing homes gained Top Performing status, [...]

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Medicare Part B Premiums and Part A Deductibles for 2020

CMS announced the standard Medicare Part B monthly premium will be $144.60 (up $9.10) in 2020 for most recipients ($1,735 per year), with a $198 deductible (up $13). Both the premiums and [...]

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Activity Calorie Calculator (Interactive)

CalorieLab provides a simple activity calorie calculator to find out how many calories a person burns doing fun activities. The calculator includes cooking, fishing, gardening, playing the piano, [...]

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Obama Health Reform Affordable Care Act (archived)

Archived for the record of the Affordable Care Act during Mr. Obama’s presidency. During Obama’s tenure, the percent uninsured was reduced by about 44%. Although health reform plans [...]

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Opinions on Greatest Health Problems in US – Gallup Poll 2019

79% of Americans are dissatisfied with the total cost of healthcare in Gallup poll Nov. 2018. No surprise, then, that Cost topped the 2018 list of most urgent health problems facing this country, [...]

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Pediatric Emergency Care Guidelines (2009)

The American Academy of Pediatrics published guidelines in 2009 for for treating children in the Emergency Department. Guidelines pertain to medical and nursing leadership, equipment, medications [...]

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Overactive Bladder in Women: Treatment Evidence 2009

Find treatment evidence for overactive bladder (OAB) in women. Evidence Report and Technology Assessment #187 by Vanderbilt University for AHRQ reviews the strength of evidence and outcomes for [...]

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State of Obesity 2019

State of Obesity 2019 is the latest annual report from TFAH on America’s obesity crisis. The nonprofit Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) report contains state-by-state information and [...]

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MRSA and other Infection Information from CDC

Learn about MRSA and find other infections information from the CDC. MRSA is Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. CDC answers questions about staph infections both in the community and in [...]

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Long-Term Uninsured, People under Age 65 Before Obamacare

The Long-Term Uninsured in America report is useful for historical reference. It analyzes the number of people under age 65 without insurance, before Obamacare expanded coverage in 2014. Using [...]