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Price Transparency In Healthcare Now Mandated

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Ketamine For Depression

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Questions About Grief That People Are Scared to Ask

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Price Transparency Mandate

Price Transparency In Healthcare Now Mandated Written by John A. Anderson A very important step towards truly transforming the healthcare quagmire goes into effect January 1, 2019. Every hospital in the nation is required to make all charges available online to the public. Every item and service a hospital provides will now be available for …

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Sexual Health and Intimacy After Prostate Cancer Treatment

by Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS, Director of Sexual Health, NorthShore University HealthSystem It’s probably no surprise that most men highly value sex and intimacy, and that includes men with prostate cancer. The prostate is a gland that’s about the size and shape of a walnut. Located below the bladder and in front of the …

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*The views presented are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the United States Department of Defense or the United States Navy. During this holiday season, let’s take a moment to think about the value of sharing love to those in need and showing gratitude to those who have helped …

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SPECT Imaging

Written by Daniel G. Amen, M.D. Physicians have been trying to drug the brain into submission since the 1950s. The outcomes have been poor because doctors too often ignore the necessity of first putting the brain into a healing environment by addressing issues such as sleep, toxins, diet, exercise, and supplementation. Dr. Thomas Insel, former …

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Merry Fitness

Written by John A. Anderson – Editor in Chief Ah, the festive weight of the holiday season. Typically, the holidays leave a few lingering reminders. Combine Halloween candy with that Thanksgiving dinner and those Christmas cookies, then wash it all down with festive New Year’s celebrations and you have the recipe for a healthy holiday …

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It’s the time of year so many people dread. Just when the last of the Halloween candy is either consumed or discarded; BAM! Thanksgiving. And the sugar binge begins anew. The holiday season is a three-month junk food marathon, but Thanksgiving is the foremost culprit. Why? The entire holiday is based around a meal! Sure, …

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Everyone knows it’s important to eat the right foods to live a long and healthy life, but many of us fall short of that ideal. We eat on the run, pulling into a drive-through and scarfing down a hamburger on the way to the next appointment. We grab a candy bar at the grocery checkout …

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Pumpkin, cranberries and other food traditions should grace your table more often Written by Emma Penrod Turkey is a given. Not only is it great for Thanksgiving, but it’s great for your health, and as such it’s fortunate that turkey is part of America’s year-round cuisine. But some of turkey’s fruit and vegetable companions are …

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ketamine

People suffering from treatment-resistant depression, chronic pain, PTSD or suicidal tendencies are finding relief through a drug originally developed in the 1960s as a anesthetic. The drug is called ketamine. Ketamine continues to grow in popularity as an option for alleviating depression and other maladies. Clinics that administer the drug have opened around the country. …

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5 Tips for Managing Diabetes

5 Tips for Managing Diabetes Submitted by the Calorie Control Council According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the global prevalence of diabetes among adults over 18 years of age rose from 4.7 percent in 1980 to 8.5 percent in 2014. A 2016 Harris Poll conducted for the Calorie Control Council* revealed 20 percent of …

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