Walmart Health Shutdown: What It Reveals About the Fragile State of American Healthcare

May 2, 2024

The recent announcement of Walmart Health's closure serves as a stark reminder of the complexities and challenges within the American healthcare system. While Walmart's foray into healthcare was initially met with optimism, its closure underscores deeper issues plaguing the industry, particularly the profit-driven motives of insurance companies.

Health insurance primer

March 5, 2024

Health insurance works by providing financial coverage for medical expenses incurred by the insured individual. When someone purchases health insurance, they pay a premium, usually every month, to the insurance company. In return, the insurance company agrees to cover a portion of the insured individual’s medical expenses, depending on the terms of the policy. Some …

Physical Therapy Helps Teenager Return to School and Life

February 20, 2024

At the age of 12, Elizabeth did not think much of her frequent fainting spells. Despite experiencing them several times a day, she believed these moments, when she also lost vision and hearing, were related to getting up too fast. But when the seventh grader fainted during a trail run, she and her family knew …