Tag Archives: health

Bye-Bye to Health Insurance ‘Birthday Rule’? Kansas Lawmaker Floats Fix

When Kayla Kjelshus gave birth to her first child, the infant spent seven days in the neonatal intensive care unit, known as the NICU. This stressful medical experience was followed by an equally stressful financial one. Because of an obscure health insurance policy called the “birthday rule,” Kjelshus and her husband, Mikkel, were hit with… Read More »

Exercise & mental health: professional footballer reveals 5 major benefits

Profesional Footballer Thomas Hal Robson-Kanu tells Healthista five ways exercise can help to boost our mental health We all know that exercise is essential for the body, but the benefits for your mental health are just as important. In the UK, one in four people experience mental health problems every year, and according to some… Read More »

Texas man who sold protected health information sentenced to prison

A McKinney, Texas, man who was accused of stealing protected health information was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison this week. According to a U.S. Department of Justice press release, 46-year-old Demetrius Cervantes pleaded guilty this past December to conspiracy to obtain information from a protected computer.    WHY IT MATTERS As outlined in… Read More »