Healthcare Sharing Ministries: Better than Insurance?

With rising costs for health insurance and fines for those who aren’t covered under Obamacare, individual and families have begun to consider alternatives such as the health care sharing model, made popular by organizations like Liberty HealthShare and Medi-Share. But what exactly are they, and how do they compare to traditional health insurance?

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Alopecia Areata and Airport Security

I mean, I actually had not paid attention to people’s reactions to my alopecia areata before. Because it happened face-to-face at an airport security checkpoint with people all around me, it was a bit jarring. Here’s what the TSA agent did.

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Could U.S. Doctors Have Saved Baby Charlie Gard?

Baby Charlie Gard was diagnosed by the medical team at Great Ormond Street Hospital with mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome (MDDS), a set of rare diseases caused by mutations in genes essential for life. Questions arose as to whether U.S. doctors could have provided special care, reversing or stopping the progression of Charlie’s condition. The United States has the leading specialists on genetic disorders.

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Facebook Finds Alopecia Areata Ugly

As if I needed an internet service to repeat back to me what society dispenses daily. Facebook, the epitome of social media, where millions are members, where the platform shapes your business and your life, found my photo too ugly to advertise.

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