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Pharmacies are Flying Solo

The rising cost of prescriptions in the United States is no secret. This Pharma Bro showed just how easy it is to manipulate the price margins and make $$$$$ load.  Well, the actual pharma bros (pharmacists) and the business bros have taken the matter in their own hands. We are now seeing Cash Pharmacies (pharmacies that don’t take insurance and dispense […]

Oral Health From Outer Space

Brush, floss and don’t forget the nanotech If you only know New Mexico as a previous home for Heisenberg, AKA WW, AKA The Chemist of the last decade, we are about to knock (revolutionize) your teeth right out of your skull.  Iron man (and women) Remember these words: A remote-controlled, magnetic toothpaste + toothbrush that will inject […]

Big Gaps in Care and Even Bigger Medical Debts

The movies, Dallas Buyers Club, Last Holiday, Sicko, The Rainmaker, John Q and Breaking Bad all point to one thing in common: The ugly side of the American Healthcare System.  The United States spent about 16% of the total GDP on healthcare from 1980-2019, when compared with the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. All, but […]

Mental Health Vs. Physical Health. Are They Equally Important?

What is one thing common between Heart Health, Liver Health, Reproductive Health and even in Oral Health? Public awareness. Far too often Mental Health is not considered an important aspect of good physical health. “Suck it Up, Buttercup” is the most common community advice. There is a lot more to mental health than just “having […]

One of Most Common Sources of Infections: Nosocomial Infections

Nosocomial Infections are infections caught because of a health care visit or stay. On average 1 in every 25 patients acquires a nosocomial infection of some sort, leading to the death of 100,000+ patients every year. As a patient, you can greatly reduce the risk to you and your family with just a little information […]

What Your Doctor Wishes You Knew

For years now, data-analytical agencies have been conducting surveys of insurance patients, self-pay patients, healthcare providers who accept insurance and who don’t, in order to get a better understanding of what it is that each wants and needs from the other. Consumer concerns are fairly well represented, usually shared on every news website known to […]

I See You, Said Radiology

Radiology is an incredible part of the healthcare. Most people understand the most basic idea, to capture images inside the body to avoid cutting it open in order to diagnose problems and disease. However, facts such as how it works, when it is really needed, how it is read, and why it seems to be […]

Where The Patient Should Start for Anti Aging Care

As one baby Boomer reaches age 50 every seven seconds, anti aging is becoming a big business. It is estimated that the anti aging industry will gross more than $300 billion by the end of 2025, with no signs of slowing down for decades to come. As the business grows, so does the confusion over […]

8 Reasons are Driving Patients to Become Cash Patients

Should you use your insurance or should you opt in as a cash patient (self-pay patient) based on the services you are receiving, your deductible left for the year or type of coverage you have? This is becoming the question for those that currently have health insurance coverage of almost any kind. Understanding the reasons behind this […]

Shrinking Insurance Coverage for Physical Therapy

As more and more people struggle with high costs, especially for health care, it is becoming evident how many services are being taken away by the new regulations. In the past few years, insurance companies seem to have become focused only on the least costly fix for a problem. Only the Problems, that have gotten […]