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FDA Approves Device for Children with ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a mental health disorder that most often occurs in children. In fact, according to The A.D.D. Resource Center, there are 6.4 million American children aged 4-17 diagnosed with ADHD today. This disorder affects children of all races, genders, and ages in all 50 states, and across all socio-economic ...

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Family Care Versus Pediatrics

A family care practitioner and a pediatrician commonly see children of all ages. They both hold medical degrees and are board-certified. Both are medical doctors who can diagnose and treat children, may see children multiple times per year for physicals, well-child visits, and immunizations, and can complete necessary in-office procedures on childr...

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So You Missed Open Enrollment?

Open enrollment for 2019 ran from November 1 through December 15, 2018. You may be kicking yourself for missing the dates, but there are still options if you missed open enrollment. You can still have insurance coverage. You can still have medical care. Pay Cash You can pay cash for medical care at a decreased rate when you make arrangements ...

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Summer Essentials

Bugs, Burns, and Heat Exhaustion

Summer weather seems especially brutal this year! Whether you're in the north, south, east, or west you are likely dealing with increased sun exposure, mosquitoes, heat, and more. No matter where you are or what your plans are this summer, there is a way to plan for the best, and prepare for the worst. Stay Hydrated While indoors and out make sur...

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Male Birth Control (and why it matters)

The women's activist community is getting more and more vocal about equality in arenas that have nothing to do with salaries and the workforce. There is a difference in the biology of males and females, and the products used for everyday life are different as well. Women must have menstrual products, they must be regulated for safety and efficiency...

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Seasonal Allergies or Asthma?

You may suffer from allergies year-round, or you may have serious bouts of seasonal allergies. It’s important to pay attention to and understand your symptoms so that you can correctly treat and diagnose your problem. After trial and error, and then multiple visits to the doctor, many patients find out that they actually have allergy-induced asth...

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Essure Under a Sales and Distribution Restriction

Essure is a transcervical contraceptive tubal occlusion device which prevents pregnancy and ends fertility in women of child-bearing age. The procedure includes the  insertion of a small device into each fallopian tube, which forms a barrier preventing sperm from meeting and fertilizing the egg. This device is not effective until up to three month...

When you hear the word cancer, you can feel many things. Emotions may win over pain in a time like this. The only thing that can help is the only thing that can help—the right medication at the right time. Thinking about paying out-of-pocket for a medication that will save my life was not something I was ready for. Hearing words like carcinoma an...


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