Archives: affordable care act

The Future of the Affordable Care Act

Four years ago, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. Its goal was to expand insurance coverage and reduce health care costs. With the deadline to sign up for coverage just a few days away, we’ll take a look at the ACA’s successes and failures– why some say it’s making our country healthier, and others see a looming disaster.

Wellness Wednesday: Stressed Kids, Nutrition News, Obamacare

In the winter, it can be hard to kickstart your car’s engine. But if you’ve tried to get out of bed on a January morning, you’ve probably had trouble kickstarting yourself. This hour we’ll talk about how to fill your body with nutritional high-test. We’ll also learn how to help kids with anxiety and depression, and more on the rollout of Obamacare.

Wellness Wednesday: Exercise Cure, 2013 Health News, Obamacare

When a doctor gives you a prescription, you usually go to the pharmacy to get it filled. But research shows you could skip the pharmacy and go straight to the gym. This hour we’ll talk about exercise as both prevention and cure. We’ll also discuss the diet and fitness stories making headlines in 2013, and Obamacare’s ever-changing deadlines.

Wellness Wednesday: School Health, Malaria Vaccine, ObamaCare

Kids are taught to share from an early age, but they should keep their germs to themselves. This hour we’ll learn why so many fall victim to the “back-to-school plague,” and how to stay healthy through the year. We’ll also discuss a vaccine that could help the 3.3 billion people at risk for malaria. And a look at how ObamaCare has already started.