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All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Injuries, 2017 (pdf)

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued its annual report of injuries and deaths from ATVs. Injuries brought 93,800 people to the ER in 2017, with 26% of them (24,000 kids) under age [...]

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New Mexico Hospital Infection Rates 2017 – Compare Hospitals

Compare all New Mexico hospitals on their numbers of infections for 2017. Three types of observed infections are compared to predicted, and report shows whether a hospital is significantly better [...]

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How Many People Have HSAs? (EBRI)

Looking at a variety of estimates, EBRI reports that HSA (health savings account) growth has slowed down.  They report the number of people in HSA-eligible health plans in 2018 ranged from 23 [...]

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North Carolina Hospitals – Financial Assistance and Community Benefits

North Carolina hospitals annual community benefits reports (2018) are linked through the NC Healthcare Association website. Most NC hospitals also describe their financial assistance policy for [...]

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Minnesota Farm and Rural Helpline 1-833-600-2670

Get free help 24/7 to discuss farm challenges, stress, anxiety, or anything that’s troubling you in your rural living. Call the Minnesota Farm and Rural Helpline at 1-833-600-2670. Service [...]

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How to Choose a Fertility Clinic

This article provides 20 questions women (and men) can ask a fertility clinic or specialist before selecting help in getting pregnant. In 2016, there were 463 fertility clinics in the US and [...]

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Medicare Hospital Fund Runs Out in 2026

The future of Medicare is still in jeopardy. The hospital fund, known as Part A Medicare, will be depleted in just seven years according to a new report. The annual Medicare Board of Trustees [...]

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Lab Testing for Alzheimer Disease

Article by LabTestsOnline explains what tests may be used to rule out causes of potentially reversible dementia other than Alzheimer disease. Both lab tests and imaging tests are discussed. [...]

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West Virginia Nursing Home Inspections and Lookup

Find the results from state inspections and health investigations for WV nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Prepared by the West Virginia Office of Health Facility Licensure & [...]

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Medical Helicopter Cost Almost $30,000 in 2014

Government Accounting Office (GAO) found the median (middle) price for an air ambulance helicopter transport was $29,859 in 2014. The range for private insurance was about $13,000 to $52,000 for [...]