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You go to the hospital when you are sick or injured and need care. The last thing you expect is that the hospital will make you sicker. But for up to 10 percent of hospital patients, that’s exactly what happens.…

Medicare was created more than half a century ago and it has become an invaluable program that today provides high quality health care at reasonable prices to its approximately 55 million beneficiaries, a group comprising 45 million older and 10…

Benefits:  Juggling jobs, kids and the demands of a busy, modern life often comes at the expense of family mealtime at home. Even though life never seems to slow down, now is the perfect time to renew your commitment to creating…

The American Cancer Society recommends annual mammograms for women ages 45 to 54, for women over 55 years, the recommendation is a mammogram every two years. Women who have a family history of breast cancer should consider an MRI in…

Mood disorders such as bipolar disorder (also known as manic-depression) and depression affect millions of people. Their family members and friends are affected too. If someone you love has a mood disorder, you may be feeling helpless, overwhelmed, confused and hopeless,…

Self care is important. Several countries, including New Zealand, Australia and UK, have already taken notice of the potential for self care to reduce the growing cost of health care, and have begun to weave elements of this approach into…

Skin tears are the most common wound type in the elderly. Critical health issues can occur at any age, but those over 65 are more susceptible to thinning/fragile, bruised skin that upon impact or monor trauma can result in painful…

Different Stages of Accessibility Preventing falls is not an uncommon plight in your house. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that injuries caused by trips are climbing at an enormous rate and the fact is, many of these…

Caregivers play a key role in home care for their loved ones living away from them. Crucially, the number of adults living with chronic conditions is expected to significantly increase as medical treatments and applied technology enables more people with…

Most high blood pressure happens when arteries get plugged up, a little or a lot, by a waxy plaque. For various lifestyle reasons, high blood pressure is more of a problem than ever as stated in various studies. Blame is…