Mental Health Issues in Children and Teenagers

Five million children in the U.S. are experiencing mental illness. Without proper treatment, these problems carry over into adulthood causing substantial problems. Diagnosing mental illness in children and teens is challenging due to the changes their bodies are experiencing. Physical and emotional growth, and the process of learning to adapt Continue reading

What Is Necrotizing Fasciitis (Flesh-Eating Bacteria) And How Can You Protect Yourself While Traveling?

Traveling in a foreign country without health insurance coverage is a significant risk. Medical bills can cost thousands of dollars for the uninsured. You must prepare for the unexpected maladies that may ruin your holiday. One of the more misunderstood infections that can happen is necrotizing fasciitis or flesh-eating bacteria. Continue reading

What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Changes in Medicare Advantage

What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Changes in Medicare Advantage In the middle of October, Medicare will begin its annual open enrollment period for coverage in 2019. If you were thinking about simply renewing your same coverage, you might want to reconsider. Congress reviewed and passed a new Continue reading

All you need to know about home health care

Home health care denotes a broad range of services that are delivered in the home instead of at a medical facility. Often, it is a less expensive option, and there is no question it is much more expedient and convenient for the patient. There is ample evidence to suggest that Continue reading

What You Need to Know About the Next Generation of Genetically Engineered Foods-GMOs 2.0

It’s been over 25 years since the sale of the first GMOs occurred for human consumption. The techniques used in the development of the first generation such as GMO corn, soy, and canola, entailed moving DNA crudely from one organism to another experimentally using “transgenic” techniques or  “recombinant DNA”. Now, Continue reading