Healthcare

Healthcare topics affects so much of every person’s life. Advances in medicine, research breakthroughs, insurance and other components of paying for and receiving quality healthcare all matter when it comes to your personal health.

Prosperopedia is the handbook for prosperity, including things related to health and well-being. Our articles cover the critical topics that matter in the healthcare industry.

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Trump’s Healthcare Pricing Transparency Executive Order

My wife recently gave birth to our seventh child. Just a few months before he was born, we moved from Utah to Tennessee. Our plan was to have the delivery done by a group of midwives at a birthing center close to Vanderbilt University, but those plans were changed by the birthing center midwives just …

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Antibiotics and Allergies: Damaging Infants Microbiome Causes Allergic Disease

Recently I came across an article that discussed how giving antibiotics to infants can increase their risk of developing allergies by destroying the balance in the gut bacteria, which is highly susceptible in young people. The article piqued my interest because I have several children whose lives have been severely impacted by all of the …

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Fixing the United States Healthcare System in Three Steps

Since the very first times I can remember paying for my own healthcare expenses – shortly after I became an adult – I’ve often found myself puzzled at how healthcare is done in America and wondering why it often seems so inefficient and expensive. As a now two-decades-long consumer (a purchase-with-my-own-hard-earned-money kind of healthcare consumer) …

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Why Expanding Medicaid Is Not “What Jesus Would Have Us Do”

This morning I noticed a headline on KSL.com titled, “‘What Jesus would have us do’: Utah religious leaders urge support of Medicaid expansion initiative.” I was especially intrigued to know whether my own religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (or LDS Church), would be officially referenced in the article, so I clicked …

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