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不再埋單!維骨力、過敏藥 健保最快年底不給付 | 生活

包括知名的「維骨力」葡萄糖胺、綜合維他命、感冒成藥,甚至常用來治療鼻塞、皮膚癢的抗組織胺劑等指示用藥,未來看病通通拿不到,得自掏腰包!衛生福利部中央健康保險署今(14)天表示,今年內將「排除」給付1125項的指示用藥,健保不再埋單,民眾想用必須自費購買,以節省藥費支出,新制最快年底上路。<p>健保署醫審及藥材組組長施如亮強調,這是回歸健保法「指示用藥不給付」的規定,依法有據,針對不需醫師處方的指示用藥,一一排除給付,今年的工作計畫就鎖定目前健保仍給付中的1125項指示用藥,一口氣全提報健保會予以刪除。<p>這1125項指示用藥,包括:銀杏製劑、葡萄糖胺、眼耳鼻喉科製劑、皮膚及黏膜用藥、腸胃道藥物、局部麻醉 …

Vitamin and Mineral Supplements May Not Prevent Cancer or Heart Disease

The Task Force examined data from a 2013 study published in the journal <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i> that looked at multivitamins and their effect on chronic diseases. Based off of these findings, the Task Force—which was not involved with the study—released a statement saying that more research is …

Holistic Medicine

The Bad Habit 77 Percent of Women Need to Break

And here's the really bad news: It's actually contagious, says Lombardo. (Just think of the scene in <i>Mean Girls</i> where they hit the mirror and hate on everything from their pores to their nail beds.) When a friend is dissing her outfit, most of us instinctively fire back with something we don't like …


Leg wraps raise hopes of saved lives after strokes

The wraps inflate to move blood through the legs<p><b>Cheap inflatable leg wraps may save the lives of patients after a stroke, according to research in Scotland.</b><p>The devices regularly squeeze the legs to keep blood flowing and prevent formation of fatal blood clots.<p>A trial with 2,876 patients, published …

Birth-Control Fact or Fiction? | Women's Health

QUIZ: BIRTH CONTROL FACT OR FICTION<p>Don't want a baby right now? Here's the lowdown on the contraceptives available to you

Women's Health