Protect Yourself From the Sky-High Expense of an Emergency Airlift

As the Emergency Medical Transport team loaded Rick onto the helicopter, he remembered the last time he had a medical emergency. That time he was home and felt a sharp pain in his chest. Fearing a heart attack, but also the expense of an ambulance ride, he called an Uber to take him to the hospital. This time was different. Rick was one of the victims involved in a multi-car accident on the...
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Are You At Risk For A Stroke?

All too frequently, many of us act like we don’t know believe the data or care. Perhaps, we think it will be someone else. But here are two  sobering statistics: Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost three-quarters of all strokes occur in adults over age 65. It’s...
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Open Wide And Press Print: Innovation in Dentistry With 3D Printing

3D printing is the process of making three-dimensional solid objects from a digital model. 3D printers have already been used to make everything from iPhone cases, coffee cups, and fully functional musical instruments like acoustic guitars and flutes. They’re even being used to revolutionize medicine and surgery with 3D printed anatomical models, which give surgeons extremely...
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Clearing Up Questions About Glaucoma

More than 3 million Americans have glaucoma—but only half of them know it. Glaucoma is a condition that occurs when too much pressure builds up in the eyes. Unchecked, it can damage the optic nerve, which enables your brain to process and see everything around you. Untreated, glaucoma can lead to blindness. It’s estimated that in the U.S. 2.4 million people—including...
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