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Yes, You Can Shop for Healthcare

If you’re a grown-up and on any kind of budget, you’re familiar with the drill: When you’re in the market for a big-ticket necessity like a house or a car, you follow a certain process. You research and determine [...]

2018-10-16T09:54:24+00:00October 15th, 2018|

Opioid Abuse

The opioid epidemic may be a major reason for recent declines in Americans' life expectancy, a new study says. A second study found rising death rates among Americans ages 25 to 64, but cited a number of factors as potential causes. [...]

2018-10-12T13:11:45+00:00October 12th, 2018|

Food Choices

Food Choices to Help Ease Arthritis Pain Many people claim that certain foods can reduce pain and joint inflammation. Growing evidence suggests that following a healthy diet and adding specific foods and spices could help. Foods to Try Broccoli, [...]

2018-10-12T13:03:16+00:00October 12th, 2018|

Back Pain

At some point, most of us will suffer from back pain. It can happen because of something as small as sleeping in a strange position. Or, it can be from something more serious like an accident or injury. With [...]

2018-10-12T12:55:41+00:00October 12th, 2018|

Opioid Misuse

Opioids are a type of drug used to reduce pain. For cancer patients and others living with chronic pain, they can be helpful. But it is dangerously easy for a person to become dependent on opioids, without ever meaning [...]

2018-10-09T17:41:13+00:00October 9th, 2018|

When to Say When

A look at alcohol and drug abuseDo you enjoy a glass of wine with dinner, or a beer during a football game? If you’re a social drinker, having a drink or two isn’t a problem. For others, what starts [...]

2018-10-09T17:42:12+00:00October 9th, 2018|

Prescription Opioid

Prescription opioids can be used to help relieve moderate-to-severe pain and are often prescribed following a surgery or injury, or for certain health conditions. These medications can be an important part of treatment but also come with serious risks. [...]

2018-10-09T17:42:51+00:00October 9th, 2018|

Need to Know: Federal Laws that Affect Employers

As many employers know, there are a variety of federal laws that impact the workplace.  Federal law imposes responsibilities on employers which they should regularly review for compliance.  Even well-known laws are frequently updated by regulation, without legislative action.  [...]

2018-09-20T16:20:45+00:00September 18th, 2018|