Monthly Archives: February 2015

Skin is In The Importance of Using Only Professional Skin Care Products

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Now, more than ever, both men and women have a variety of cosmetic solutions for skin care available to them. Simple stroll down the skin care aisle of any grocery, department, or drug store, and you’re sure to find a sea of the latest creams, lotions, and potions all promising to give you the skin you’ve always wanted.

However, buyer beware.

Before you head to the register, it pays to do a little research and homework of your own by carefully reviewing the ingredients list with a critical eye. Not all cosmetic solutions for skin care are created equal, and some many actually worsen the condition of your skin over time. After all, you aren’t just what you eat, you’re also what you apply to your skin!

Therefore, it’s best to always err on the side of caution and use only the b

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Five Interesting Facts About Sleep Apnea

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Sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders among American adults today — but how much do you really know about it?

  • The phrase “sleep apnea” definitely sounds a little weird, which makes sense because the word “apnea” is actually a Greek word that means “without breath.” And quite literally, when you suffer from this disorder, your body unconsciously stops breathing for long pauses — usually around 10 to 20 seconds.
  • Although 10 – 20 seconds may not seem like a long time to hold your breath, when your body suddenly stops breathing without any preparation, it’s a little bit different than if you hold

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Massachusetts Institutes New Rules for Assisted Living Homes

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For years, nursing homes have become an important service in the lives of millions of American families. With the help of skilled nursing facilities, these families have been able to access the medical care and daily help their aging or disabled loved ones need at affordable costs. Moreover, the rise of assisted living homes has allowed these patients the ability to retain some level of independence while still receiving the care they need, reducing one of the most difficult parts of transitioning to these centers. However, many advocates, families and lawmakers have long been concerned about the regulations at these nursing care homes. Now, Massachusetts regulators have passed several new rules to ensure that pati

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Hospital-Owned Doctors Offices Driving Up Medical Costs

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The rising cost of healthcare in the United States has been a controversial topic for several years now. As a result, many patients often feel that they have to choose a healthcare provider based on price: emergency room care, for example, is reserved strictly for emergencies, while cheaper options like doctors offices and urgent care centers are more readily embrace. However, the New York Times reports that a Medicare change has caused prices at many medical clinics to rise as hospitals purchase doctors offices.

This subtle shift reportedly began in 2009, when the federal government cut back on what it paid to private practices offering certain tests. Medicare had determined that the tests in question not only cost more than what was justified, but found evidence that some doctors were o

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