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What Does 2017 Bring in Health Care?

The future of the healthcare system in America is uncertain. Changes are coming, but the details are unclear. Trump is promising to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, yet now may keep some of its features in place, including coverage for pre-existing conditions and keeping adults under 26 on their parents’ plan. With Dr. Tom Price as … Continued

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Will Insurers Pay for a Prescription for Marijuana?

As a result of the recent election, six states – California, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Alaska, and Maine – approved the recreational use of marijuana, joining Colorado and Washington which approved it in 2012. Twenty-eight other states have medical marijuana laws on the books. Now that it is legal to use, questions have arisen about insurance … Continued

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Ebola: From Failure Comes Containment

Last year, the Ebola virus killed over 11,000 people – an outbreak that was not reported until three months after it began. The virus remains in the body after the patient has recovered and can sicken and infect others months after recovery. A few cases of Ebola have been reported recently in Liberia and there … Continued

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The Rate of Bladder Cancer Rising for Workers in many Industries

Research shows that bladder cancer is increasing among women at a more rapid rate than it is among men. Employers try as much as possible to provide a healthy working environment for their workers to prevent workplace accidents. They make sure there is safety in the workplace and protect employees from injuries, harm and maintain … Continued
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Treating Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough Research to Give Us Hope for the Future

Currently, more than 5 million Americans are living with the hatchet of Alzheimer’s disease hanging on their heads, a figure that will increase exponentially by the year 2050. This isn’t shocking news as Alzheimer’s is considered to be the 6th leading cause of death in the United States alone! Moreover, this disease is one that … Continued
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With Only 14% People Using Aids For Their Hearing Loss Condition, Are We Heading To A Major Health Crisis?

A recent study suggests that nearly 48 million Americans have issues stemming from hearing loss, while 90% of them could benefit from hearing aids but don’t. In fact, only 14% have them, many still don’t use the helpful aids with any consistency. These facts are staggering! Moreover, 70 is the average age when people start … Continued
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The American Heroin Epidemic

Heroin use in America traces back to the mid-1800s and is becoming more popular among people with historically low drug abuse. Prior addiction to prescription opioid painkillers is the strongest risk factor, making people 40 times more likely to start heroin. This is much more than marijuana users (three times) and alcohol users (two times). … Continued

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