Healthcare enrollment begins this weekend

Sign-up season for HealthCare.gov and state insurance marketplace begins this weekend.

Individuals or families can either sign up or renew their health insurance coverage for 2015 using the Health Insurance Marketplace. The program offers options for differing plans, as well as financial assistance for those who qualify.

The health insurance marketplaces […]

SimpleScience@Heart: One minute CPR video helps people gain life-saving skill

Just one minute of CPR video training for bystanders in a shopping mall could save lives in emergencies, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2013.

Researchers used a one-minute CPR video to improve responsiveness and teach compression only CPR to people with no CPR experience.

Participants […]

Study results: Hormone replacement may not protect against heart disease

The use of hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women may not provide protection against heart disease, according to a follow-up to a landmark study.

The findings, published in  JAMA Internal Medicine, are a result of another look at a landmark study that began in 1991 and examined 162,000 postmenopausal women. […]