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Holiday Helpfuls

‘Tis the season to be…sick and stressed? The time around Thanksgiving and Christmas are a magical mix of memories, traditions, loved ones and joy. Or, at least they are supposed to be. It seems every year, each more than the last, this season of spending time with loved ones, enjoying holiday treats and making memories […]

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How Does Vaping Affect Your Health?

What do the top Google searches say about your state? A housing blog recently put together an infographic based on the last 11 years of the top embarrassing Google searches, listed by state. These searches reveal a great affection for cheesy 90s music and bad movies, a proclivity for what not to wear fashion choices […]

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What happened with the Ice Bucket Challenge?

Do you remember the social media deluge of people drenching themselves with buckets of ice water last year? The ALS ice bucket challenge was all over social media prompting even former President George Bush to participate. The goal of this challenge was to raise money and awareness about ALS. Did you participate? Are you curious […]

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CPAP Care & Resupply

So you had a sleep study and your doctor prescribed a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine for you, so you may be wondering “What now?” The machine you have been prescribed and set up with is going to help you improve your health by regulating your nocturnal blood oxygen level and helping you sleep […]

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Qualifying for Medicare Oxygen

Medical oxygen is regulated by the FDA as a drug, and so like many other drugs it requires a prescription. So, if you need supplemental oxygen and you have Medicare insurance, all your doctor should have to do is write a prescription and the equipment will be delivered to your door, right? Well, not so fast…

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Healthcare Paradigm Shift

The government has set out to reduce its expenses by continually cutting reimbursement rates for Medicare. Those of you reading who do not have Medicare but have a policy with private insurance companies like Cigna and Aetna, realize that even they are following suit with pricing schedules…

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Breathe Better

Having breath means having life. The simple act of breathing is certainly one of the most natural parts of being alive. It is something we all experience and it is something that we have all taken for granted…

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CPAP Conundrum

Congratulations! You made it through the sleep study. You’ve gone to your doctor, who has prescribed a CPAP machine. You’ve received a CPAP and fitted mask from a Medical…

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