Defective Philips respirators: a collective legal action launched against the Dutch manufacturer

the essentialPatients and associations are organizing to initiate collective legal action against the Dutch manufacturer Philips Electronics. The group has launched a global product recall campaign for “positive pressure” devices, used to fight sleep apnea. These artificial respirators were found to be defective. This is a particularly important page that turns in the “Respiratorgate” file. … Read more

Weight gain, depression, cardiovascular risks: the first confinement left its mark according to a Toulouse study

the essentialToulouse researchers have measured the impact, over a year, of the first confinement thanks to an unprecedented survey. They show that the restrictive measures taken to fight against Covid-19 between March 17 and May 11, 2020 have impacted the cardiovascular and psychological health of the French people. There were the immediate effects of the … Read more

Changing your diet can lengthen your lifespan

How to slow down the process of aging? Can I gain a few years of life? Have a way of life healthy really help? These are questions that many of us ask ourselves and to which science provides some answers. In particular, we know that diet plays an important role. A new study published in … Read more

Governor DeSantis expects reforms as insurers set to cancel more than 68,000 policies

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday said he was confident a special legislative session will help stabilize Florida’s property insurance system, but the troubled market takes another hit as a group of companies are poised to cancel more than 68,000 policies. “The good news is, on property insurance, I think we’re going to get some really, … Read more

Insurance agent in Alexandria urges people to check their home insurance policies – Alexandria Echo Press

DOUGLAS COUNTY — The phones rang nonstop for many Douglas County insurance agencies after a tornado and straight-line winds caused massive damage last Thursday, May 12. Amy Christopherson, State Farm agent and owner of Amy Christopherson agency in Alexandria was on the phone late Thursday night with a family along South Darling Drive who lost … Read more

NantHealth Wins “Health Insurance Innovation Award”

NantHealth, Inc.a leading provider of enterprise solutions that help businesses transform complex data into actionable insights, today announced that its Open NaviNet was selected as the winner of the “Health Insurance Innovation Award” in the sixth annual MedTech Breakthrough Awards program hosted by Breakthrough MedTech, an independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the best companies, … Read more

Health insurance may now help some Californians find housing

Thanks to an experimental new program aimed at easing the state’s deep homelessness crisis, some Californians can now get housing assistance from an unlikely source: their health insurance plan. With this year’s launch of CalAIM, California is reinventing medical coverage by marrying health care and housing statewide for the first time. Under the new approach, … Read more