Peaches Are A Great Way To Stay Healthy This Summer

Peaches are a great summer food that are packed with nutrients and vitamins that will keep you healthy. For example, just one peach can provide you with 15% of your daily Vitamin C needs. Vitamin C strengthens your immune system and flushes out bad chemicals that have been linked to cancer.       Peaches:…

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Acupuncture, What It Is, How It Works, Does It Really Heal?

Acupuncture is an age-old healing practice of traditional Chinese medicine in which thin needles are placed at specific points in the body. It’s primarily used to relieve pain but also has been used to treat other conditions. More than 3 million Americans use it but it is even more popular in other countries. In France,…

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CMS Announces New Improved Pay Schedules for Physicians, Telemedicine Visits

CMS  (The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) announced its 2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Qualified Payment Program . It includes major promotion of digital health technology, increased telemedicine coverage, and a reduction in documentation requirements.       CMS: Telemedicine Upgrades For telemedicine CMS will pay physicians for “brief check-ins” and for remote evaluation…

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Biogen New Alzheimer Drug, Finally The Answer or A Bust?

Biogen is now reversing itself and declaring success for it’s current in-testing Alzheimer’s drug, BAN2401. This is the same drug that failed last year when compared against the placebo over a 12 months testing period. Biogen’s announcement last week is based on 18 months of testing data from the Phase 2 trial. The highest dosage…

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Orthopedic Rehabilitation, What It Is, How It Works, Why it Helps

Orthopedic rehabilitation is devoted to restoring function of limbs in patients recuperating from impairments caused by either injury or disease. Therapists will use  massage, exercise, hydrotherapy, and ultrasound to help patients recover from sports injuries, disease, or reduced joint mobility.     Orthopedic Rehabilitation: What Is Treated? Many different symptoms and conditions are treated by…

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Super Molecule Helps Boost Immune Cells To Fight Cancer

A super molecule helps boost the immune system’s fight against cancer by eating up malignant cancer cells. Scientists have developed a chemical structure built of smaller molecules that bond, or click, together like a jig saw puzzle.  This super molecule evades the cancer cell defenses and destroys it by eating it.       Super…

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Mouth Ulcers New Self-Adhesive Drug Patch Directly Targets Treatment

Mouth ulcers are currently treated with medications that distribute the medicine over the entire mouth. Consequently, medications may be ineffective as they only offer short contact times between drug and lesion. Moreover, not much of the medication actually touches the ulcer, with the rest dissipating to other areas of the mouth.     Mouth Ulcers:…

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Eating Healthy This Summer Is Smart, Choose Brown Rice

Eating healthy all year around is important for good health, and even more so during the warm summer months. Tempting high calorie treats such as ice cream, beers, soft drinks, and barbecues call out to us. Of course, have fun but don’t stray too far. Good nutrition is the key to good health. A great…

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