How to Prevent Medicare Prescription Claims Denials

Have you ever had a prescription claim denied by Medicare? It can be stressful and scary. You need your medicine – but it’s too expensive to pay for all of it out-of-pocket — which is why you have coverage to begin with. It can be frustrating too because the denial notice doesn’t...
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Skin Cancer Cases Are Rising – Four Burning Facts You Need to Know About Sun Block

To put it mildly, skin cancer statistics are scary.

Each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than new cases of breast, prostate, lung and colon combined. One in every five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime.

And the culprit is well known: 90 percent of basal...
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Up Your Game: Take More Precautions Against Ticks this Summer

Experts are predicting a longer, more severe tick season this summer, which may trigger an outbreak of tick-borne illnesses. In particular, researchers are worried about an uptick in Lyme disease and Powassan virus, a rare condition that  can cause brain inflammation. 

While Lyme disease has...
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Should You Go Gluten Free?

For years, people have been forgoing an ingredient found in many breads because they believe it to unhealthy. But gluten, the umbrella term for proteins in found in wheat, rye, barley and triticale (a wheat-rye hybrid) isn’t necessarily unhealthy, unless you fall into the small percentage of...
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A Banana A Day: New Study Suggests Potassium Helps Lower Blood Pressure

Did you know that dietary potassium, found in fruits and vegetables like bananas, sweet potatoes and spinach can help control blood pressure?  

Research shows that too little potassium can increase your risk of hypertension and stroke. But studies also show that people who have high blood...
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