Home Health
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Cash and Counselling

JasonShafrin - April 28, 2011

Many economists claim that insurance that gives  sick people cash to pay for their medical treatments is more efficient than…

Home Health
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Seniors Who Engage in Shopping Every Day Stay Healthier Longer

Anthony Cirillo - April 27, 2011

My father-in-law will not be happy with this report.In a study recently published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community…

Don’t Regulate DTC Genetic Testing
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Don’t Regulate DTC Genetic Testing

GlennLaffel - April 27, 2011

Today, consumers can purchase dozens of medical tests without a prescription; tests that tell them whether they are pregnant, have…

Home Health
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Caregiver Webinar Tomorrow

Anthony Cirillo - April 26, 2011

CareGiving.com has scheduled a family caregiver webinar for tomorrow called Planting Seeds for Your Future.It is at noon eastern.  CareGiving.com…

Home Health
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Third of Home Care Staff Make Medication Errors – What You Can Do

Anthony Cirillo - April 7, 2011

A Northwestern University study has shown that more than one-third of paid home care staff had difficulty reading and understanding…

Home Health
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Women Caregivers and Savings

Anthony Cirillo - April 6, 2011

The Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement has some good tips about saving throughout the stages of your life. Here's…

Home Health
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Economist Highlights the Home Birth Debate

DavidEWilliams - April 4, 2011

The latest issue of the Economist highlights the debate about home births (Is there no place like home?) and notes…

Home Health
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Attempt to Standardize Home Health Care

MichaelDouglas1 - March 24, 2011

A pending Medicare rule set to go into effect on April Fools Day will require home health agencies to have…

Diagnostics
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Continua’s Chuck Parker on Connected Health (transcript)

DavidEWilliams - March 24, 2011

This is the transcript of my recent podcast interview with Continua Health Alliance Executive Director Chuck Parker. David Williams:            This…

Cardiology
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Dietary Fiber and Mortality

GlennLaffel - March 21, 2011

Scientists have proven that dietary fiber lowers the risk of coronary artery disease, diabetes and certain cancers. Surprisingly however, they…