Category: General

Dementia: When the “Filter” Goes

  “as dementia slowly robs self-awareness, the person becomes less inhibited, losing both the memory of how he or she once behaved as well as a sense of social norms. [...]
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Medicaid Work Requirement Waivers

  Today, one of the hottest political topics across the country is the impending “Medicaid work requirement.” Reversing an action from 2012 by former President Barack Obama, the Centers for [...]
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Beginner’s Guide to Medical Marijuana

Depending on whom you talk to, medical marijuana (also known as cannabis) is either a panacea for everything from cancer, to chronic pain, to epilepsy or it’s a dangerous and [...]
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Understanding Parkinson’s

Recently, Civil Rights Leader, 76-year old Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. revealed that he has Parkinson’s Disease. Rev. Jackson said that this all came about after family and friends noticed a [...]
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How Drugs Work in the Body

    According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), more than half of all insured Americans are taking prescription medicines regularly for chronic health problems. 51 percent of American [...]
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Can you take expired medications?

Is expired medication effective and safe to take? Do drugs really stop working after the date stamped on the bottle? Drug manufacturers are required to stamp an expiration date on [...]
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Be an Intelligent Patient

As health-reform continues to take effect over the next several years (in one way or the other), millions of newly insured Americans will gain access to a regular doctor. They [...]
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Health matters more than Insurance

“I was in Newark and Harlem just this week. And I walked into the homes of welfare mothers. I saw them in conditions—no, not with wall-to-wall carpet, but wall-to-wall rats [...]
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