Dear Addy: Do I Have a Bleeding Disorder?

Dear Addy,I’m a woman who bruises easily and has a heavy menstrual cycle. Does this mean I have a bleeding disorder?Signed,Possible Female Bleeder  Dear Possible Bleeder,This is a great question and one that HFA is hearing more frequently from women. Bleeding disorders can be dangerous if they are not treated. Women with untreated bleeding disorders […]

Health Plans’ Coverage Of Some Drugs Can Be A Source Of Consumer Confusion

Note: The following story was originally published by Kaiser Health News. By Julie ApplebyPatients getting chemotherapy or other complex medications may have a sudden panic when shopping for health insurance: Their drugs often don’t appear to be covered.“People think, ‘Jeez, what do I do now?’” said Anna Howard, policy principal at the American Cancer Society […]