Archive for Author: sruese

Learning About the Virtues of Physical Therapy

October’s designation as National Physical Therapy Month serves as the perfect time to raise awareness about using physical therapy in place of opioids as a method of treating chronic pain conditions. The American Physical Therapy Association states that a physical therapist is a licensed health care professional who are able to assist patients with pain

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Taking a Step Toward Lower Drug Prices

Some drug prices should be lower for patients following recent changes to physician-administered and Part B medications. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced in August that Medicare Advantage (MA) plans will have the ability to use step therapy for these prescriptions in a manner that serves to reduce costs and improves care

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Colorectal Cancer Screenings Can Save Lives

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cancer death in the United States, but it doesn’t need to be. It’s 90% preventable and extremely treatable when detected early through screening. Colorectal cancer often starts in the colon or rectum as a growth known as a polyp, which can turn into cancer.

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Get Your Flu Shot

As we enter the heart of flu season, it’s important to know the best ways to protect yourself from the illness. One of the best lines of defense is to get the flu shot annually. This vaccine can prevent serious complications from the illness and protect your whole family from becoming sick.

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Toy Safety Guidelines

If you have young children, one of your highlights this Christmas season will likely be watching your children open up gifts. While you may have done your research to find the perfect gift for you kid, others may not have and unknowingly bought a toy for your child that is meant for a different age

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