Be Your Own Doctor: Exercise!

Exercise: Function: noun  Inflected Form(s): -s   Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French exercice, from Latin exercitium, from exercitus, past participle of exercere to drive on, keep busy, from ex- 1ex- + -ercere (from arcere to hold off, enclose) — more at ARK    1 a : the act of bringing into play or realizing in [...]

Dare to be Your Own Doctor?

Physician: Function: noun  Inflected Form(s): -s   Etymology: Middle English fisicien, from Old French, from phisike, fisique medical science — more at PHYSICS   1 : a person skilled in the art of healing : one duly authorized to treat disease : a doctor of medicine — often distinguished from surgeon    2 : one who [...]

The Best Health-Care Plan Ever!

Health Care: Function: noun. 1940.  Efforts made to maintain or restore health,  especially by trained and licensed professionals — usually hyphenated when used attributively. Source: Webster’s Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged. Merriam-Webster, 2002.

The Early History of Health-Care Insurance

As an old fellow who grew up in the 1940’s and 1950’s, I remember the way [...]