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How Wearable Technology Might Help Improve Your Health Care

Technology is a part of every facet of our lives today. This includes our health care. Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals have used technology for many years to help with everything from monitoring conditions in the hospital and out of it to making surgeries less invasive.  In recent years however, technology has made it … Read more

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Why You Might Benefit from a Health Care Advocate

Health care is complicated. When you or a loved one faces ongoing treatment and/or a complex medical problem, the whole system can feel overwhelming. Multiple doctors and other medical professionals are usually involved and so are insurance companies. These situations often leave people confused and unsure of who to turn to for help with questions … Read more

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How much does an EKG really cost?

Most people reading this post have someone of an familiarity of an electrocardiogram, otherwise known as a EKG or more appropriately an ECG.  For those without an understanding I am sure you have heard the term brought up at some point in your life whether for yourself or a loved one.   An EKG is a rapid, pain-free, and … Read more

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Seven pro-tips for family advocates

Family advocates are the unrecognized heroes in countless American families. When a parent or loved one falls ill or has an accident, it’s often a child or family member who must step up to be their primary caregiver. It’s natural for our society to accept this, as it is unfortunately all too common. Dig deeper however, and it’s … Read more