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Telemedicine Helps Overcome Healthcare Gender Based Barriers

April 19, 2018

Via: Disabled World

Telemedicine helps to overcome gender-based barriers to healthcare – Study of telemedicine in Nepal published in Telematics and Informatics wins Elsevier’s Atlas Award for March 2018. An Atlas-award winning study reported in the journal Telematics and Informatics has found that […]


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Financial support for family caregivers

April 17, 2018

Via: The Caregiver Space

Being a caregiver is a tough task than one could think of. A caregiver often has to face situations where he/she requires financial assistance. Many times a person is left with no option but to spend a big chunk of […]


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Signs of Abuse That Every Caregiver Should Monitor  

March 30, 2018

Via: The Caregiver Space

Sometimes you go through life and there are events that you witness, or even experience, that change you in ways you wouldn’t think possible. Sometimes these events leave you with those warm fuzzies that just makes you smile every time […]


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Public health groups are challenging the FDA’s decision to delay e-cigarette regulation

March 27, 2018

Via: CNBC Healthcare

Seven public health groups and several pediatricians are suing the Food and Drug Administration for delaying regulation of e-cigarettes and some tobacco products. The FDA brought e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah within its oversight in 2016 when it expanded the definition […]


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FDA Moves To Cut Nicotine In Cigarettes, Helping Smokers Kick Habit

March 15, 2018

Via: Kaiser Health News

Cigarettes would contain less addictive nicotine — making them less attractive to smokers — under an “unprecedented” plan the Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday. Stripping cigarettes of all or most of their addictive power could lead 5 million adults […]


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Apple launches in-house employee healthcare service, called AC Wellness

February 27, 2018

Via: TNW

Apple is bringing employee healthcare in-house with a new line of clinics, called AC Wellness. On its website, the venture describes itself as “an independent medical practice dedicated to delivering compassionate, effective healthcare to the Apple employee population.” From what […]


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Ten ERs In Colorado Tried To Curtail Opioids And Did Better Than Expected

February 23, 2018

Via: Kaiser Health News

DENVER — One of the most common reasons patients head to an emergency room is pain. In response, doctors may try something simple at first, like ibuprofen or acetaminophen. If that wasn’t effective, the second line of defense has been […]


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How Prescriptions are Covered by Medicare

February 19, 2018

Via: The Caregiver Space

For over 40 years, Medicare offered no retail prescription drug coverage. Can you imagine? While Medicare Part B has always covered medications administered in a doctor’s office or hospital setting, just a few years ago our nation’s seniors often paid […]


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US health-care spending to climb 5.3% in 2018

February 15, 2018

Via: CNBC Healthcare

United States health spending is projected to rise 5.3 percent in 2018, reflecting rising prices of medical goods and services and higher Medicaid costs, a U.S. government health agency said on Wednesday, an upward trend it forecasts for the next […]


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2018 State of the Union: Healthcare Recap

January 31, 2018

Via: Healthcare Economist

What did you think of the State of the Union address? I won’t get into all the policies and positions put forth by President Trump, but I will review his statements related to health care. And we are serving our […]