Tag Archives: Attacks

The Future of the Affordable Care Act: Unscathed by Attacks from the Right, Overtaken on its Left?

By ETIENNE DEFFARGES  Having survived years of attacks from Republicans at the federal level, will the surviving ACA be rendered obsolete by Democrats’ local and state efforts towards universal health care? This could be an ironic twist of fate for Obamacare. Conceived out of the conservative Heritage Foundation’s ideas and an early experiment in Massachusetts… Read More »

Managing Multiple Sclerosis: Treatment Can Delay Future Attacks

January 2019 Print this issue Treatment Can Delay Future Attacks Most of the time, multiple sclerosis, or MS, starts mildly, with unpredictable symptoms that can seem baffling. Without treatment, the disease can worsen to the point that you can’t write, speak, or walk. MS starts when the body’s immune systemThe system that protects your body… Read More »

Heart attack: Drinking MILK may REDUCE risk of heart disease and heart attacks

The leading cause of heart attacks is coronary heart disease. Coronary heart disease is a condition in which the major blood vessels supplying the heart get clogged up with deposits of cholesterol. Before a heart attack occurs, one of the deposits of cholesterol bursts, causing a blood clot to develop. The blood clot may then… Read More »