Monthly Archives: February 2017

Important Hearing Aid Care Tips to Remember

Listening devices

Hearing loss and difficulty is one of the most common medical conditions in the world. In fact, approximately 15% of American adults (37.5 million) aged 18 and over report some trouble hearing. Fortunately, we live in a time when medical research and science has the ability to improve upon these disorders. Those with hearing difficulties have many options when it comes to treatment. Even when surgical repair is not an option, assistive listening devices are. Assistive listening devices, or hearing aids can make up for problems with the ears that prevent clear hearing. Remember the following hearing aid care tips for your listening device.

Work with a hearing professional
Although your primary phys

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4 Reasons to Consider Offering Benefits to Your Employees

Helping people lead better lives

Many businesses do not always understand how important it can be to their profit margins and bottom line to keep their employees healthy and happy. At the end of the day, when companies are interested in helping people lead better lives they increase the money they take in. There are a number of reasons for this. It is clear that happy workers are more productive, efficient and effective at at doing their jobs. One of the things employers can do is offer group health insurance to their staff. Here are some reasons that is a good things:

  1. It makes more people want to work for you. You want the “word on the street” to be that you are a great place for people to work. When it is clear that you care about helping people lead better lives and that you are not just thinking about you

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Three Advantages Of Proton Therapy When Treating Prostate Cancer

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Prostate cancer can be a difficult diagnosis for a man to face. Of course, any type of cancer is frightening — but when caught at the right time, prostate cancer is very much treatable. What worries many men about prostate cancer as opposed to other types of cancer isn’t just the risk to their life, but the side effects that can occur after treatment. Unfortunately, many treatments for prostate cancer have the side effect of impotence. Men worry about their sex lives being affected by treatments — and this isn’t a shallow concern. A man’s ability to perform sexually does affect his quality of life, and it’s true that many of the more aggressive prostate c

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Urgent Care Locations Are Your Answer to Curing Those Weekend Flu Symptoms

Urgent care centers

When disaster strikes, it can really help to know where the nearest urgent care locations are. Or are you not familiar with urgent care centers? It is simple, really: your local urgent care clinic provides minor medical care for those times when your doctor is out of office such as on weekends or nights, or when you have, well, an urgent injury or illness but not exactly an emergency. Still confused? Read below for a few facts that will have you prepared for the next time an unexpected injury or illness threatens to disrupt your day.

First, let’s be clear about the differences between urgent and

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6 Tips and Tricks for Having a Better Experience with Your CPAP Machine

Cpap machine supplies

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that impacts about 18 million Americans. At least 2% to 4% of all people living in the United States have sleep apnea that is untreated. What happens with this disorder is that people stop breathing during sleep. Each period where people stop breathing is called an “apnea.” Sufferers can experience up to 60 episodes each hour. They can last for a few seconds or up to a minute. This can be very dangerous as people who suffer from this disorder are four times as likely to experience a stroke and three times more likely to develop heart disease. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy where air is forced into the sufferer’s lungs are c

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