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8 Things You Need to Know About Medicare

Sexual health

Millions of disabled and elderly Americans are covered by Medicare, which is a federal health insurance program that covers people who are age 65 or older, people younger than 65 who have certain disabilities and people who have end-stage renal disease that requires kidney dialysis or a transplant. If you …

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Animal Assisted Therapy

Animal assisted therapy, also known as AAT, is a therapy that acknowledges the power of animals as a form of treatment. The goal is to improve a patient’s cognitive functioning.  It has also been shown that patients also show improvement socially and emotionally. It helps to lower a patient’s stress …

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The Link Between Poverty and Adolescent Obesity

Cosmetic Procedures

Obesity has been a growing problem over the past couple decades, and childhood and adolescent obesity continues to raise concerns in health experts. Cases of childhood obesity have grown three-fold within the past 30 years, affecting approximately 31.7% of kids ages 2-19, and this trend is concerning because of the …

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Can You Eat The Skin of Salmon?

Holistic Nutrition

The goodness of salmon is well-known, even the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends eating salmon two to three time per week as it is so healthy, but what about the skin – can people eat the salmon skin and what are the health benefits if we do? …

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Dysport, the alternative treatment to Botox

Cosmetic procedures

Short description of Dysport If you are looking for an alternative to Botox, and a more natural appearance, then you might want to look into the use of Dysport. Dysport, with active ingredient Abobotulinum toxin A is a prescription injection shown to be effective in smoothing out the appearance of …

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Amikacin Sulfate Injection USP 500 mg/2 mL (250 mg/mL) and 1 Gram/4 mL (250 mg/mL) Vials by Teva: Recall – Glass Particulate Matter

Audience: Pharmacy, Nursing ISSUE: Teva Pharmaceuticals announced a voluntary recall of seven lots of Amikacin Sulfate Injection USP, 500 mg/2mL (250 mg/mL) and 1 gram/4mL (250 mg/mL) vials due to the potential for the presence of glass particulate…

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