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Helping you “Fight Back” for your healthcare rights

Helping you “Fight Back” for your healthcare rights

Healthcare Consumer Rights Foundation is a non-profit organization providing free education to help healthcare consumers navigate the complex healthcare system and understand their legal rights. We want to empower you with the information that you need and be your advocate to find solutions that you deserve.

On our website you will find helpful articles, resources, and our podcast, which features interviews with a wide range of healthcare experts who will help you “Fight Back.”

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Current Episode: Trouble Sleeping? You’re Not Alone

We all know a good night’s sleep can make a world of difference, but you may not realize just how integral sleep is to your overall health—or that there is a whole field of medicine devoted to the subject.

During this Fight Back episode, we speak with renowned sleep expert Dr. Rafael Pelayo, who talks with us about how important sleep is to our health. Dr. Pelayo is a clinical professor at the Sleep Medicine division of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at Stanford University. We cover many key topics, from the basics of getting a good night’s sleep to the physical and mental impacts of not getting enough high-quality sleep each night. We also discuss sleep disorders, the best ways to treat insomnia, and much more.

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Episodes

Trouble Sleeping? You’re Not Alone

Renowned sleep expert Dr. Rafael Pelayo, from Stanford University, talks about sleep: from the basics of getting a good night’s sleep to the physical and mental impacts of not getting enough high-quality sleep each night.

Covered California

In this episode, we talk with Peter Lee, Executive Director of Covered California, about many facets of the Covered California program, including what options consumers have for obtaining affordable health insurance even if they lose their employment.

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Lifestyle Medicine

Medicine expert Dr. Cate Collings discusses how lifestyle medicine—using a whole food, plant-predominant dietary lifestyle, regular physical activity, stress management, and more—can improve health.

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