Archive for Category: Health News

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Gifting Fun And Safety This Holiday Season

Most toys are fun to play with, but some of them can be dangerous if proper precautions are not taken. A study published in 2014 reported that a child goes to the emergency room every three minutes due to a toy-related injury – mainly from ride-on toys such as scooters or skateboards.

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Learning About Lung Cancer Risks

Although the risk factors of lung cancer are well-documented, it remains the second-most common type of cancer in both men and women, not including skin cancer. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, making it an opportune time to learn more about the disease and reducing your risk of developing it. Skin cancer notwithstanding, lung cancer

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Dealing With Diabetes

Because diabetes can affect a number of major organs within the body, it’s important to understand what the chronic disease is and what can be done to prevent it. Diabetes – the seventh-leading cause of death in America – is a disease affecting how the body turns food into energy.

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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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Start Living Better During Healthy Aging Month

Aging is inevitable. Staying healthy while aging may not be, but it is definitely possible with some effort. September is Healthy Aging Month, an opportune time to improve your health as you grow older. The month, in its second decade of existence, focuses on the many ways we can celebrate healthy living throughout the second

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Trimming Down Problem of Childhood Obesity

September’s designation as National Childhood Obesity Month is a time to address the growing health epidemic in America and what can be done to address the problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in six American children are obese. Being overweight can create a variety of health conditions in youth

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