Monthly Archives: May 2016

Why Society is More Accepting of Laser Lipsuction Proceures and Other Forms of Cosmetic Surgery

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Sarcastically referred to as plastic surgery because of its use of silicone implants and perceived superficiality, cosmetic surgery has gained both a good and bad reputation over the years. However it seems as though only the negative aspects of cosmetic surgical procedures such as laser liposuction procedures are highlighted while its benefits remain underrated or flat out ignored altogether.

Unfortunately, because of societal stigmas, stereotypes surrounding people who choose to have cosmetic surgery, and an overall sense of fear, it seems that the people that would benefit the most from cosmetic surgery are often the ones who are pressured out of doing so by family, friends, and peers. When it comes to cosmetic surgery, it seems that both beauty and judgement are in the eyes of the beholder!

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Health Insurance for Medicare Gaps

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As the Boomer population ages, some distinct trends can be seen. More seniors have medical insurance than ever before, and are living healthier lives. They’re also working longer, and retiring later in life. And the vast majority are dealing with chronic diseases. While Medicare kicks in at age 65, it doesn’t cover all expenses and contingencies. To cover the gap, health and life insurance companies offer Medicare supplement insurance for the gaps – which include co-pays, and many expenses including travel-related insurance.

Health care insurance for older Americans
The good news is nearly all Americans over the age of 65 have health insurance. In 2105, the
Commonwealth Fund reported that only 2% of Americans over 65 did not have health insurance policies. This compar

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Can a CPAP Machine Help You Get a More Peaceful Night’s Rest?

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Basic technologies can achieve big things. The continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine is mostly known for its treatment of sleep apnea, an increasingly common condition. Nearly three years ago, however, a Rice University bioengineering professor and her students found a way to reengineer a CPAP machine with CPAP replacement parts to save the lives of premature babies in Africa.
Rebecca Richards-Kortum, a member of both the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences, decided to challenge her students to reengineer expensive medical equipment so that it could become affordable to treat the more than 3 million babies in the world who die within the first month of life. Nearly 99% of those deaths happen in the developing world and Richards-Kortum and her team believed that t

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4 Tips to Getting the Right Geri Wheelchair

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No one wants to need a wheelchair. People who were previously very active may have a harder time adjusting to using a wheelchair or be more resistant to the idea. Every year, two million people start using wheelchairs to help them get around. Currently, approximately, 3.3 million people use wheelchairs in the United States. As we all age, nearly 6,100 people in the United States turn 65 every day, more and more of us turn to a geri wheelchair. These are also referred to as geriatric wheelchairs for the elderly.

If you have made the decision that a geri wheelchair will improve the quality of your life, there are ways you can make that transition easier for yourself. The first step in this process is finding the right geri wheelchair for

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Top 7 Things Every Retiree and Pre-Retiree Should Know About Medicare

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Over 50 years ago, half of all Americans over 65 had no health insurance. Today, that number is closer to 2%, according to The Commonwealth Fund. This significant change is in no small part thanks to Medicare coverage for individuals 65 and over. According to 60% of America, Medicare is working well. Strongest advocates among that 60% are the seniors, 80% of whom feel Medicare serves seniors well.

Whether you’re new to Medicare, yet to enroll, or have been covered by the federal health insurance plan for years now, here are the seven most important things to know about Medicare:

  1. The four parts of Medicare

    Medicare is divided into three parts: Part A, Part B, Part C and

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