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4 Diet Tips to Improve ED

TV advertisements and email marketing have focused on many different ways to address erectile dysfunction. One of the ways to improve this condition, which mainstream marketing sometimes ignores, is by improving your diet. Here’s a look at four diet tips ...

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Medicare’s Coverage Process Gets the Spotlight

Medicare

One of the greatest issues with medical care today is the irregularities in insurance coverage. The Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare”, was signed into law in hopes of not only expanding access to medical coverage for the uninsured ...

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What You Need to Know About the EpiPen Controversy

EpiPen

The EpiPen is a convenient autoinjector system for administering epinephrine quickly and easily. It’s designed to inject a pre-measured dose of epinephrine, usually for the treatment of severe allergic reactions known as anaphylaxis. For example, someone with a severe or ...

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How Telemedicine is Affecting Abortion

Telemedicine

Technology introduces revolutionary ideas into the health industry on a daily basis, whether it is new prescription drugs, innovative treatments, or more efficient ways to diagnosis illness. One of the most valuable technologies making its way across the country, and ...

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How Doctors are Driving Medicare Spending

Medicare

The costs of health care have continued to skyrocket despite the many changes made as a result of the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Commonly known as “Obamacare”, the Affordable Care Act has opened up opportunities ...

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More Employers Embracing Telemedicine Benefits for Workers

Telemedicine

Telemedicine is gaining importance as an employee benefit. Multiple surveys and studies show that telemedicine is being offered by an increasing percentage of employers, with around one-third of employers overall offering telehealth benefits. Among larger organizations, the numbers go up ...

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Medicare ‘Doc Fix’ Might Need Fixing Itself

Medicare

In the spring of 2015, a rare bipartisan supermajority in Congress passed a healthcare bill. This bill, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), alters how the government pays doctors who treat Medicare enrollees. Both Democrats and Republicans touted ...

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Herbal Supplements: What’s Safe and What’s Not

Herbal supplements

Viagra and its competitors are great, but wouldn’t it be better if we lived in a world where prescriptions weren’t necessary to address erection problems? Alas, though there are numerous positive lifestyle changes men can make that can improve erections, ...

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Medicare Covers These 3 Types of Fitness Programs

Medicare

The physical and mental benefits of participating in regular exercise are common knowledge. Not only does regular exercise keep your body strong and your mind more active, but it also improves your mood and gives you an opportunity to socialize. ...

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Telemedicine “Living Up to Its Potential”– Wall Street Journal

Telemedicine

Telemedicine. The word conjures images of high-tech medical facilities and diagnostic machines, but the truth is telemedicine is not trapped in the realm of science fiction. Today, telemedicine technology is hard at work linking doctors up with their patients by ...

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