James is a writer and editor for HealthCare.com and its web properties.  He is a former newspaper journalist. James has an MA in journalism from Syracuse University and a BA in history from the University of Pennsylvania.

Latest James's Articles

Social Security Closes Offices to Public

Anyone looking to sign up for Medicare at a Social Security Administration office will have to turn elsewhere during the coronavirus pandemic. The Social Security Administration closed its…..

Health and Safety Guide for Senior Citizens

When we are younger, we are always concerned with our health. Most people are concerned with what we eat, what we drink, how much rest we get and…..

Women’s Health Guide

Women’s Health Guide Women’s health is a complex and multifaceted topic. Not only are there very specific issues that men never or almost never have to deal with,…..

Health Care for Transgender Individuals

  Health Care for Transgender Individuals Transgender individuals have special health care needs, and medical institutions have the responsibility of providing diagnoses and treatments for a variety of…..

Mental Health for Teens

Mental Health for Teens Being a teenager has never been easy, but teens today face even more challenges that can be serious threats to their mental health. Not…..

The Health Risks of Addiction

The Health Risks of Addiction Addiction is a disease characterized by the inability to stop using a substance or engaging in a specific behavior. Addiction usually leads to…..

How to Enroll in Medicare

If you’re nearing the age of 65 or have been collecting disability income for 24 months, you’re eligible for Medicare health coverage. Congratulations! Signing up is a piece…..