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Senate Bill Would Protect Elderly During Emergencies

A Senate bill now being considered would require local and state officials to prepare and care for the elderly during emergency situations. The bipartisan legislation called the Protecting Seniors During Disasters Act ensures seniors are taken care of during natural disasters, according to the bill’s sponsors. The legislation would require local, state,…...

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HIPPA Protects Your Medical Information And Health Records

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding your medical information. The law emerged into greater prominence in recent years with the proliferation of health data breaches caused by cyberattacks and ransomware attacks on health insurers and providers. The act, which was…...

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Telehealth Services To Expand In 2018 As Health Costs Rise

Telehealth services will expand in 2018, medical experts say. With another 5 percent increase in healthcare benefit costs expected in 2018, more U.S. employers will move to telehealth services, according to a recent survey by the National Business Group on Health.   Telehealth Services: Who Gains More employees will indeed have access…...

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Ankylosing Spondylitis: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Ankylosing Spondylitis is a type of arthritis that causes painful inflammation in the spine. Over time, it may make your vertebrae, the small bones of the spine, fuse together. It can also inflame other joints, like hips and knees, and it can also damage your eyes, heart, and other organs. In…...

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Adult Day Care Provides Value In A Safe Environment

Adult day care gives the caregiver the day off while ensuring the care recipient still receives care in a safe, friendly environment. These centers usually operate during normal business hours five days a week. Some centers also offer additional services during evenings and weekends. There are three main types of…...

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Bipartisan Deal to Fund Insurer Payments Uncertain

A deal along Congressional Bipartisan cooperation to fund insurer payments now faces tough resistance. Congress tries to prevent  insurance premiums from exploding. Without the cost-sharing reduction payments, projected to total $7 billion this year and $10 billion next year. Thus, Insurers will face big financial losses for the last three months…...

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Rem Sleep, Dementia, and Memory Loss Are All Linked, Study Shows

REM (Rapid Eye Movement Sleep) sleep is critically important for mental health, mood, as well as memory processing. Seniors who spend less time in REM (dream stage) each night are more likely to develop dementia  and memory loss as they age. REM Sleep Importance Sleep moves through five distinct phases each…...

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Foods That Prematurely Age Your Skin. Senior Citizens Beware.

The foods we eat significantly affect the look of our skin. Anything that impairs collagenases, the process of producing the protein collagen, may make your skin appear older. Collagen makes your skin look tight and bouncy. Here we list several foods that prematurely age your skin. Stay away from them.…...

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Heart Patch Mends Broken Hearts

A heart patch developed by scientists at the University of Toronto repairs damaged cardiac tissue. Heart Patch, How it Works  Cardiac tissues are severely damaged following an attack.  However, implanting patches on the heart surface can be tricky, as open surgery is risky for many patients after an attack. An alternative for…...

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Stroke Victims Recovery Looks Promising With New Injectable Gel

Researchers at the UCLA have developed an injectable gel that promotes tissue regeneration and wound healing in the brains of stroke victims. Background-The Body Tissue Healing Process Damaged body cell tissue heals and regenerates through cell adhesion and cell migration. In cell adhesion, new cells “stick” to the materials between cells,…...

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