Publications

Adults with Disabilities & Health Risks for COVID-19
News Room posted March 11, 2022

https://www.healthlifestylenews.com/health/adults-with-disabilities-health-risks-for-covid-19

Is there a problem with high medical bills?
KK Insurance guide (March 2022)

https://www.kkinsuranceguide.com/insurance/is-there-a-problem-with-high-medical-bills

 

6 Ways To Lower Your Medical Bills If You Don’t Have Insurance

by Cynthia Measom (posted 2-14-2022)

https://www.gobankingrates.com/saving-money/health/ways-to-lower-medical-bills-if-you-dont-have-insurance/

Nurse Activism: 15 Ways Nurses Can Effect Real Change

by Gail Morris, RN, BSN, MSN (February 1, 2022)

https://nursejournal.org/articles/nurse-activism-ways-nurses-can-affect-real-change/

Adults with Disabilities Have Longer Hospital Stays for COVID-19

Written by Eileen Bailey on January 30, 2022 

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/adults-with-disabilities-have-longer-hospital-stays-for-covid-19

How To Make The Most Of Your Healthcare Dollars In 2022

By Deb Gordon (posted 12-30-2021)

https://www.forbes.com/sites/debgordon/2021/12/30/how-to-make-the-most-of-your-healthcare-dollars-in-2022/?sh=59feb9016685

One-Third of U.S. Children Don’t Have Adequate Health Insurance: What’s the Impact?

by Eileen Bailey (posted 12-05-2021)

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/one-third-of-us-children-dont-have-adequate-health-insurance-whats-the-impact#What-can-be-done?

Reaching Gen-Z

By Andrew Stone on 11-24-2021

https://www.reutersevents.com/pharma/patients-and-medical/reaching-gen-z

Small Businesses to Play Big Role in COVID Vaccine Distribution

By Chris Casacchia, for LegalZoom (09-29-2021)

https://www.legalzoom.com/articles/small-businesses-to-play-big-role-in-covid-vaccine-distribution

18 Tricks to Getting Better Customer Service

By Beth Braverman, for AARP  (09-08-2021)

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2021/insider-tips-to-get-better-customer-service

Best career advice for nurses, from nurses

By Andrea Clement, for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (9-01-2021)

https://www.ajc.com/pulse/best-career-advice-for-nurses-from-nurses/YWLXBSWDGVBE5M535BQ2REKCPA/

How to Be a Healthcare Advocate for Yourself or Someone Else 

Published: August 17, 2021 by Michelle Seitzer

https://extramile.thehartford.com/wellness/healthcare/healthcare-advocate/

If You Notice This Pain at Night, Get Your Lungs Checked, Experts Say

by Allie Hogan  Thu, August 12, 2021, 4:33 AM

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/notice-pain-night-lungs-checked-113332249.html

What is virtual nursing and is it a good career path for you?

By Andrea Clement, for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (8-02-2021)

https://www.ajc.com/pulse/what-is-virtual-nursing-and-is-it-a-good-career-path-for-you/2DC2GDEPUVHS5DRFDXJZJ6XJ7E/

The One Sure Sign You've Already Had COVID

Long COVID has myriad symptoms, but this is the most common.

BY ALEK KORAB

AUGUST 1, 2021

https://www.eatthis.com/news-covid-one-sure-sign/

The medical-industrial complex: When patient-doctor interactions are tainted by the profit motive

US medical institutions are tainted by capitalism. Social pressure sometimes makes it hard for patients to say no

By MATTHEW ROZSA

PUBLISHED JULY 31, 2021 10:00AM (EDT)

https://www.salon.com/2021/07/31/the-medical-industrial-complex-when-patient-doctor-interactions-are-tainted-by-the-profit-motive/

 

Turning No Into Yes: How to Fight Your Health Insurance Company and Win

by Deb Gordon (July 23, 2021)

https://www.nopatientleftbehind.org/publications/turning-no-into-yes-how-to-fight-your-health-insurer-and-win

 

Surprise Billing

By Kara Mayer Robinson

Medically Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD on June 22, 2021

https://www.webmd.com/health-insurance/features/surprise-billing?src=RSS_PUBLIC

Is “Experimental” Just Another Way For Your Insurer to Deny Coverage? Medical Experts Wonder, Too.

by Deb Gordon (June 7, 2021)

https://www.nopatientleftbehind.org/publications/is-experimental-just-another-way-for-your-insurer-to-deny-coverage-medical-experts-wonder-too

 

 

What Is Disenfranchised Grief?

by Charlotte Hilton Andersen (May 18, 2021)

https://www.thehealthy.com/mental-health/disenfranchised-grief/

There's a 50 Percent Chance You'll Make This Mistake When Getting Vaccinated

by Kali Coleman   April 23, 2021

https://bestlifeonline.com/mistake-getting-vaccinated-news/

Georgia’s next public health crisis already unfolding, health experts fear

INVESTIGATIONS| April 9, 2021   By Yamil Berard, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

https://www.ajc.com/news/investigations/georgias-next-public-health-crisis-already-unfolding/LIFCKJOQRBCXLP5VQUWU2OW22U/

Insure.com survey reveals that nearly 40% of Americans delayed medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic--Buzz Staff  2021-04-07

https://www.bollyinside.com/news/insure-com-survey-reveals-that-nearly-40-of-americans-delayed-medical-care-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/

Insure.com Survey Reveals Nearly 40% of Americans Delayed Health Care During COVID-19 Pandemic 21% of respondents postponed dental visits during past year (4-07-2021)

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/insurecom-survey-reveals-nearly-40-of-americans-delayed-health-care-during-covid-19-pandemic-301264227.html

High Medical Bills? Here’s How to Choose Between A Credit Card or Personal Loan

https://www.matchfinancial.com/high-medical-bills-choose-credit-card-or-personal-loan/

The One Question You Should Never Ask Someone After They Get Vaccinated

Allie Hogan Tue, March 30, 2021, 5:07 AM

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/one-never-ask-someone-vaccinated-120714913.html

Why Are So Few Black People Included in Cancer Drug Trials?

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo March 19,2021

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/why-are-so-few-black-people-included-in-cancer-drug-trials

 

 

You can now sign up to get your COVID-19 vaccine at Walgreens

by Jamal Goss--FOX 46 Charlotte, NC

https://www.fox46.com/news/you-can-now-sign-up-to-get-your-covid-19-vaccine-at-walgreens/

 

 

Small Businesses to Play Big Role in COVID Vaccine Distribution

As vaccine production ramps up, small businesses will play a pivotal role in distribution and other support efforts.

by Chris Casacchia

updated January 25, 2021 · 4 min read

https://www.legalzoom.com/articles/small-businesses-to-play-big-role-in-covid-vaccine-distribution

 

 

3 Essential Tips for Avoiding Surprise Medical Costs (Even When You Have Health Insurance)

by Jessica Easto (updated January 22, 2021)

https://www.opploans.com/blog/tips-for-avoiding-surprise-medical-costs/

 

Healthcare Workers Scramble for Vaccines

By Yamil Berard, The Atlanta Journal Constitution (January 19, 2021)

https://www.ajc.com/news/investigations/health-care-workers-still-scramble-for-vaccine/4MDBGYA2BZG2PHMJZEXSTFO2DU/

 

 

Why It’s Still So Hard to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine Right Now

by Heather Gray for Healthline January 19, 2021

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/why-its-still-so-hard-to-get-a-covid-19-vaccine-right-now

 

 

A Look at 2021 Healthcare With the Pandemic

By: Joe Darrah January 6, 2021

https://www.elitecme.com/resource-center/covid-19/a-look-at-2021-healthcare-with-the-pandemic

 

 

5 Ideal Side Gigs for Nurses

Andrea Clement for the Atlanta Journal Constitution January 11, 2021

https://www.ajc.com/pulse/5-ideal-side-gigs-for-nurses/TMKD7NIOIJGABB2YSN4YQWUQJE/

 

The Financial Impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQ Communities

January 1, 2021 08:57 by Tina Arnoldi 

https://www.theravive.com/today/post/lgbtq-communities-financially-impacted-during-covid-19-0004677.aspx

 

 

FDA Authorizes First Direct-to-Consumer COVID-19 Test, Improving Accessibility

Verywell Health by Caroline Shannon-Karasik (December 12, 2020)

https://www.verywellhealth.com/fda-authorizes-first-direct-to-consumer-covid-19-test-5092026

 

 

Natural Anti-Anxiety Remedies—Steph Coelho for Healthline

(December 7, 2020)

https://www.healthline.com/health/natural-anti-anxiety

 

 

Surprise Medical Bills Rising During COVID-19: What to Do If You Get One

Bob Curley for Healthline (December 2, 2020)

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/surprise-medical-bills-rising-during-covid-19-what-to-do-if-you-get-one

 

 

The Worst Thing You Can Wear to the Grocery Store Right Now

Alex Daniel  Thu., October 22, 2020

https://ca.style.yahoo.com/worst-thing-wear-grocery-store-120057029.html

 

 

The Dirtiest Thing in the Grocery Store (in yahoo!style)

Alex Palmer Sun., October 18, 2020, 5:00 a.m. PDT

https://ca.style.yahoo.com/dirtiest-thing-grocery-store-120030872.html

 

 

The 30 most important things for caregivers to keep in mind when receiving remote care

By Angela Stringfellow / SeniorLink on Aug 11, 2020 3:00:01 PM

https://www.seniorlink.com/blog/30-most-important-things-remote-care

 

 

Gail Trauco: “Learn to tell “your” story”

Ben Ari / Thrive Global (posted 8-06-2020)

https://thriveglobal.com/stories/gail-trauco-learn-to-tell-your-story/

Is it safe to take my senior loved one to the hospital during COVID-19?

Maressa BrownJuly 30, 2020

https://www.care.com/c/safe-to-take-senior-emergency-room

 

 

Women In Wellness: “Be bold”, with Gail Trauco of Medical Bill 911

Authority Magazine (reposted 7-27-2020)

https://medium.com/authority-magazine/5-things-i-wish-someone-told-me-when-i-first-became-a-health-fitness-expert-with-gail-trauco-eca40f37e5be

Gail Trauco: “Sleep 8 hours daily”

Ben Ari / Thrive Global (posted 7-26-2020)

https://thriveglobal.com/stories/gail-trauco-sleep-8-hours-daily/

A Home That Never Was: America’s COVID-19 Nursing Home Calamity

by Pamela Li, Staff Reporter | June 22, 2020

https://thesciencesurvey.com/editorial/2020/06/22/a-home-that-never-was-americas-covid-19-nursing-home-calamity/

 

Leave your sunglasses at home if you're venturing out during the pandemic

Gabi Zietsman | Health24   17 Jun 2020, 08:30

https://m.health24.com/Medical/Infectious-diseases/Coronavirus/leave-your-sunglasses-at-home-if-youre-venturing-out-during-the-pandemic-20200617-2

25% of People Believe Unproven Conspiracy Theories About COVID-19

Brian Krans for Healthline (June 12, 2020)

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/people-believe-unproven-conspiracy-theories-about-covid-19

What to Expect at Your First Post-COVID Doc Visit

Spoiler alert: Things will look different. Here’s what hospitals and offices are doing—and you can, too—for a smooth and safe experience.

Bethany Kandel for HealthCentral.com (Posted on June 12, 2020)

https://www.healthcentral.com/article/post-coronavirus-routine-doctor-appointments-tips

If you wear this item when shopping, you could be putting yourself at higher risk for COVID-19

Meredith Lepore for The Ladders (Live on June 7, 2020)

https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/if-you-wear-this-item-when-shopping-you-could-be-putting-yourself-at-higher-risk-for-covid-19

 

 

The Worst Thing You Can Wear to the Grocery Store Right Now

It's something you're more likely to be wearing in the summer than any other time of the year.

By Alex Daniel

https://www.eatthis.com/author/alex-daniel/ )  (June 6, 2020

https://www.eatthis.com/grocery-shopping-tip/

One Thing You Shouldn't Touch at the Grocery Store

Hint: It's not something you can eat or drink.

BY ALEX PALMER

MAY 30, 2020

https://www.eatthis.com/germiest-grocery-store-item/

Hospital and Surgery Costs

by Bill Ray for Debt.Org (May 2020)

https://www.debt.org/medical/hospital-surgery-costs/

 

 

How to Lower Your Hospital Delivery Bill

By Andrea Woroch (May 5, 2020) US News and World Report

https://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/family-finance/articles/how-to-lower-your-hospital-delivery-bill

How To Make People Happy On Facebook In 2020, 25 Ways

By Janice Wald (April 26, 2020)

https://www.mostlyblogging.com/fb-status/

COVID-19 Racing Through Nursing Homes: What Families Can Do

By Tony Hicks (April 24, 2020)

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/covid-19-racing-through-nursing-homes-what-families-can-do

Doctors and Nurses Rate 10 Popular Medical Shows Based on Accuracy

by Sophia Mitrokostas (April 6, 2020)

https://www.insider.com/experts-reveal-the-least-and-most-accurate-medical-shows-2019-12

 

Author Gail Trauco: “Here Are 5 Things You Should Do To Become a Thought Leader In Your Industry” 

by Yitzi Weiner(posted April 5, 2020)

https://medium.com/authority-magazine/author-gail-trauco-here-are-5-things-you-should-do-to-become-a-thought-leader-in-your-industry-de02ce1375b1

8 Morning Routines Of Successful Entrepreneurs

by Andrew DePietro  (March 26, 2020)

https://www.seekcapital.com/blog/entrepreneurs-morning-habits/

Women In Wellness: “Be bold”, with Gail Trauco of Medical Bill 911

by Yitzi Weiner (posted March 23, 2020)

https://medium.com/authority-magazine/5-things-i-wish-someone-told-me-when-i-first-became-a-health-fitness-expert-with-gail-trauco-eca40f37e5be

As coronavirus spreads, everyone needs a rocking chair

Op-Ed by Gail Trauco (posted March 23, 2020) The Lens New Orleans

https://thelensnola.org/2020/03/23/as-coronavirus-spreads-everyone-needs-a-rocking-chair/

 

Wondering How to Self-Quarantine? Here's All Your Self-Quarantine Questions—Answered

by Kimberly Zapata (MARCH 20, 2020 – 3:13 PM)

https://parade.com/1011188/kimberlyzapata/how-to-self-quarantine/

What Is Social Distancing, How It Can Stop the Spread of Coronavirus—and Tips and Tricks to Make It Easier

by Kimberly Zapata (MARCH 17, 2020 – 8:31 AM)

https://parade.com/1010295/kimberlyzapata/social-distancing/

Is a booming economy hiding working-class suffering? A look at who is thriving and who is not. Medical bills, student loans, rising housing costs and underemployment are some of the challenges for middle- and low-income Americans

by Lois M. Collins (Feb 20, 2020, 10:00pm MST)

https://www.deseret.com/indepth/2020/2/20/21138056/trump-economy-student-debt-unaffordable-housing-medical-bills-suffering

Does Medicare Cover Flu Shots?

by SINGLECARE TEAM | (JANUARY 30, 2020)

Medically reviewed by KRISTI C. TORRES, PHARM.D

https://www.singlecare.com/blog/does-medicare-cover-flu-shots/

 

 

Insulin prices: How much does insulin cost?

by SINGLECARE TEAM | (JANUARY 27, 2020)

Medically reviewed by KRISTI C. TORRES, PHARM.D

https://www.singlecare.com/blog/insulin-prices/

What I Learned About Cancer Paranoia

Writer Kit Stone educated herself after being consumed by her fear of cancer.

by Kit Stone (January 14, 2020)

https://www.shondaland.com/live/body/a30470414/what-i-learned-about-cancer-paranoia/

What Nurses Need to Know: Dangerous Symptoms of the Job

by Sam Bowman | Jan 6, 2020

https://minoritynurse.com/tag/burnout/

3 Essential Tips for Avoiding Surprise Medical Costs (Even When You Have Health Insurance)

by Jessica Easto, OppLoans Blog Contributor (Updated: January 2, 2020)

https://www.opploans.com/blog/tips-for-avoiding-surprise-medical-costs/

 

Four Debts That Will Surprise You

By Andrew Tavin, OppLoans Blog Editor (January 2, 2020)

https://www.opploans.com/blog/debts-that-will-surprise-you/

Good Habits for a Strong Immune System: Your best defense against a cold or flu is a lifestyle that will keep you well

by Conan Milner for The Epoch Times/Prevention (November 2019)

https://cdn.epoch.cloud/editions/2019/WEEK_48/2019_W48_MindAndBody.pdf

Roundup: What Problems do Doctors & Dentists Face When They Manage Accounting & Finance?

by Harinder Pal Singh (November 28, 2019)

https://www.cogneesol.com/blog/problems-doctors-dentists-face-when-manage-accounting-finance

5 Business Leaders Share What They’re Thankful for This Thanksgiving

by Sandy Yu (November 19, 2019)

https://www.employeechannelinc.com/insights/blog/5-business-leaders-share-what-theyre-thankful-for-this-thanksgiving

 

Businesses You Can Start for Under $1,000

By Cameron Huddleston (October 18, 2019)

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/businesses-start-under-1-000-193000588.html

10 Things Nurses Would Never Keep In Their Medicine Cabinets

By Nicole Pajer Huffington Post (September 27, 2019)

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/medicine-cabinet-products-nurses-first-aid_l_5d8d001ae4b0e9e760498529

28 Amazing Leadership Books Not to Be Skipped

By Jacob Jacobwitz (September 25, 2019)

https://fupping.com/jacobjacobowitz/2019/09/25/28-amazing-leadership-books-not-to-be-skipped/

12 Times You Should Always Haggle for a Better Price

by Morgan Cutolo/Reader’s Digest (September 15, 2019)

https://www.rd.com/advice/saving-money/haggle-for-a-better-price/

Nursing Side Gigs: Healthcare 911

by Michele Wojciechowski/Daily Nurse (September 18, 2019)

https://dailynurse.com/nursing-side-gigs-healthcare-911/

 

 

5 Things to Know About Student Health Insurance

by U.S. News & World Report | @usnews (September 8, 2019, 8:00 PM)

https://wtop.com/news/2019/09/5-things-to-know-about-student-health-insurance/

New Zealand Has a $1 Billion Well Being Budget:  Why Not the US?

By Tina Arnold (September 6, 2019)

https://www.theravive.com/today/post/new-zealand-has-a-dollar-1-billion-well-being-budget-why-not-the-us-0003452.aspx

30 Entrepreneurs Share Their CEO Nugget

posted on September 3, 2019 by 1BusinessWorld®

https://1businessworld.com/2019/09/leader/30-entrepreneurs-share-their-ceo-nugget/

28 Entrepreneurs Share Their Tips and Tricks of Staying Motivated

photo of Mercy - CBNation Mercy - CBNationAugust 30, 2019

https://hear.ceoblognation.com/2019/08/30/28-entrepreneurs-share-their-tips-and-tricks-of-staying-motivated/

Your Guide to Beneficial Personal Finance Books 34 books that will keep your personal finances in order

by Eve O'Rourke (August 23, 2019)

https://improveherhealth.com/your-guide-to-beneficial-personal-finance-books

Back to school: How to make sure your child is ready to launch a successful school year

By Lois Collins  August 21, 2019)

https://www.deseret.com/2019/8/21/20802544/back-to-school-bts-lehi-utah

What Trends Are Shaping Pharma In 2019? 14 Experts Share Their Insights

By Sam Mire (June 29, 2019)

https://www.disruptordaily.com/pharma-trends/

8 Solid Strategies for Reining in Your Healthcare Costs

by Stephanie Thurrott (July 17, 2019)

https://www.considerable.com/health/health-insurance/strategies-for-reining-in-healthcare-costs/

Hospital and Surgery Costs

by Bill Ray for Debt.Org

https://www.debt.org/medical/hospital-surgery-costs/

13 Health Insurance Tricks That Can Save You Thousands

By Amanda Tarlton (December 20, 2018)

https://www.thehealthy.com/healthcare/health-insurance/health-insurance-tricks-save-money/?_cmp=stf

Emotional Rescue: How to Protect Yourself from Stressful Work Experiences

April 5, 2018 | Magazine, Minority and Community Health, Nurse Health

By Michele Wojciechowski

https://minoritynurse.com/emotional-rescue-how-to-protect-yourself-from-stressful-work-experiences/

Certified Nurses: Why They Love What They Do

Mar 19, 2018 | BlogCareer Advice

by Michele Wojciechowski

https://dailynurse.com/certified-nurses-why-they-love-what-they-do/

5 things small business owners should know or do in 2018

by JOYCE M. ROSENBERG, AP Business  (January 29, 2018)

https://www.daily-times.com/story/money/business/2018/01/29/5-things-small-business-owners-should-know-do-2018/1001641001/

As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternatives

by Joyce M. Rosenberg for The Associated Press December 6, 2017

https://libn.com/2017/12/06/as-health-premiums-rise-small-businesses-seek-alternatives/

How to Avoid Holiday Stress and Keep Your Heart Healthy

By Alicia Doyle (November 7, 2017)

https://www.highya.com/articles-guides/how-to-avoid-holiday-stress-to-protect-your-heart