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Monthly Archives: October 2008

Women pay an extra price for health insurance


I’m outraged: Striking new evidence has emerged of a widespread gap in the cost of health insurance, as women pay much more than men of the same age for individual insurance policies providing identical coverage, according to new data from insurance companies and online brokers. (Full story in today’s New York Times (http://www NULL.nytimes […]

Help paying for prescription drugs


There’s no drug for lipedema or lymphedema. However, many of us with these conditions also have other conditions which require medication. In difficult times, many of us try to cut back on prescriptions, which can endanger our health still further. That’s why this article (http://blogs NULL.wsj from the Wall Street Journal’s health blog is […]