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Here's How a Doctor Explains the Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia

It's not as simple as just diagnosing one or the other.<p>When someone goes to the doctor concerned about memory loss—maybe they’ve started to regularly …

Dementia

What to Do If You Think You're Having a Stroke

First, if you’re Googling this now because you think you or someone you are with <i>might</i> be having a stroke, <b>CALL 911 RIGHT NOW AND TELL THE OPERATOR TO</b> …

Lifehacks

Another Blood Pressure Medication is Being Recalled

Yet another blood pressure medication has been recalled over concerns that it contains a small amount of a carcinogen.<p>Torrent Pharmaceuticals has …

Health

Goodbye Surgery? Scientists Just Made Eye Drops that Dissolve Cataracts

Most of us take our vision for granted. As a result, we take the ability to read, write, drive, and complete a multitude of other tasks for granted. …

Cataracts

ObamaCare mandate says goodbye in 2019, as health law faces new threat

The Affordable Care Act will lose its teeth in 2019, as the penalty for not buying insurance disappears – leaving the health care law’s future as murky as ever.<p>On one hand, recently released enrollment numbers indicate the system may be able to survive the elimination of the so-called individual …

Health Care

6 stories that changed wellness in 2018

Let’s just say it: 2018 came with its fair share of garbage-fire headlines. But if we could all kick back to watch a sequence of the <i>highlights</i> of …

Self-Care

5 Amazing Health Benefits of Avocado

Avocados are one of the most rich, delicious, and satisfying foods on the planet. But as a nutritionist, I'm also happy to report that an avocado is …

Food

Understanding Your Cholesterol Numbers

What is total blood cholesterol?<p>Your total blood <b>cholesterol</b> is a measure of the cholesterol components LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol, HDL …

Cholesterol

Here’s How Often You Actually Need to Shower, According to Dermatologists

Plus, what to do if all that showering is messing with your skin.<p>Sexuality, food intolerances, and SPF all exist on a spectrum. Bathing habits do …

Dry Skin

The Surgical Singularity Is Approaching

Those keeping abreast of the latest medical developments may be aware of the buzz surrounding applications of artificial intelligence (AI) to medical …

Science

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<b>scs = SocialCurrentSee *</b><b>VIA Mental Floss</b> – Dec 27, 2018 – Beginning in 2019, Americans will no longer need to make 30 phone calls to figure out how …

Health Care

All U.S. Hospitals Will Now Be Required to List Their Prices Online

Beginning in 2019, Americans will no longer need to make 30 phone calls to figure out how much it will cost to deliver a baby or get an X-ray. …

Health Care

Medicare: 2018-2020 The Complete Comprehensive Guide: Learn Your Insurance Options. (Business Finance)

Shared via Kindle. Description: Save Money by Maximizing Your Medicare. Buy the Paperback version of this book, and get the Kindle eBook version …

Medigap vs Medicare Advantage: Follow These 5 Simple Steps and Get the Best Medicare Plan... Guaranteed!

Shared via Kindle. Description: Are you feeling over-whelmed trying to choose between Medigap and Medicare Advantage? If so you’re not alone. Every …

Medicare: The Clear, Concise, Self-Educating Guide

Shared via Kindle. Description: Let's not mince words here: Researching Medicare is tedious, time consuming, and frankly not motivating. The amount …

It Sure Looks Like This Obamacare Program Has Led to More People Dying

Take the hospital readmissions program built into Obamacare. The program derived from a simple observation that hospitals were treating lots of …

Hospitals

Is Histamine Intolerance Causing Your Fatigue, Headaches, Or Stomach Pain?

Do you have headaches, flushing in your face, fatigue, sudden sweating and warmness, stomach pain, diarrhea, nasal congestion, and other symptoms …

Wellness

Diseases through the decades – here's what to look out for in your 40s, 60s, 80s and beyond

Many diseases develop and become more likely as we age. Here are some of the most common conditions, and how you can reduce your risk of getting them …

High Blood Pressure

Dementia cases more than double since 1990

India gained 2.9 million cases of dementia in 26 years. This is according to recent research published in <i>The Lancet</i>, which revealed that the number …

Health (India)

Houses passes Alzheimer's bill backed by Collins

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill co-authored by Maine's Republican senator that promises to improve Alzheimer's disease …

Alzheimer's Disease

FDA Warns About What Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics May Do To Your Aorta

Your aorta is sorta really, really important. It is the big artery that emerges from your heart and supplies the rest of your body with blood and oxygen.<p>That’s why you might want to pay attention to the new warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): fluoroquinolone antibiotics may …

News

Liver : 17 Foods To Keep Your Liver Healthy

Liver: The liver is an important organ of the human system, so keeping your liver at optimal performance is paramount. The 17 foods to keep your …

Liver

Powerful Foods That Can Stop Prostate Enlargement

The prostate gland is a small, walnut-shaped gland that sits behind the bladder in men. During sexual activity, the prostate gland helps produce …

Prostate

It Begins: Medicare Rationing Starts New Year’s Day

Free market proponents have long argued that government involvement in health care ultimately leads to rationing. Bureaucrats at the Health and Human …

Conservative View

Emergency room bills: what I learned from reading 1,182 ER bills - Vox

A $5,571 bill to sit in a waiting room, $238 eyedrops, and a $60 ibuprofen tell the story of how emergency room visits are squeezing patients.<p>For the past 15 months, I’ve asked Vox readers to submit emergency room bills to our database. I’ve read lots of those medical bills — 1,182 of them, to be …

Webcomics

Health experts offer solutions for unintended consequences of opioid crackdown

<i>This is the third of a three-part series on the nation's struggle to address its crippling opioid crisis, and the unintended victims left in its wake. Read Part 2 here: Doctors caught between struggling opioid patients and crackdown on prescriptions</i><p>Many Americans today will attend several funerals …

'It Cost Us 5 Million Bucks': CA Farmer Slams Obama-Era Overreach That Led to Huge Fine

A California farmer who was hit with a million-dollar fine for plowing a wheat field on his own land is supporting the Trump administration's plan to roll back Obama-era rules designed to protect wetlands and other small bodies of water.<p>John Duarte ran afoul of environmental regulations in 2012, …

Johnson & Johnson reportedly knew about asbestos in baby powder, shares extend drop

Johnson & Johnson shares extended declines Monday after an explosive report published by Reuters alleged the company knew about the presence of cancer-causing asbestos in its ubiquitous and iconic baby powder.<p>The report, which alleged that J&J didn’t tell the Food and Drug Administration about at …

Physicists Confirm There’s a Second Layer of Information Hidden in Our DNA

We all learned in high school how Watson and Crick pieced together the findings of many scientists to come up with a model of deoxyribonucleic acid …

Molecular Biology