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Should Your Employer Offer Free Telemedicine?

Should Your Employer Offer Free Telemedicine?

If you could “see your doctor” get a prescription and never have to leave your home or office, would you do it? Some people are opting to manage their healthcare in just that way, through something known as telemedicine – ...

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How to Avoid These 5 Medicare Open Enrollment Scams

How to Avoid These 5 Medicare Open Enrollment Scams

It’ll soon be that time of year when a myriad of confusing Medicare plan options are offered up to those who qualify for a period of open enrollment. But experts say, if you are a beneficiary, you need to use ...

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6 Ways Good Sex is Great for Your Health

6 Ways Good Sex is Great for Your Health

What if the secret to better health was simply having a better sex life? Research indicates that people who have an active, healthy sex life are in fact healthier human beings- and gender is not even a factor. According to ...

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Pfizer and Allergan Ditch Their $160-Billion Dollar Merger Deal

Pfizer and Allergan Ditch Their $160-Billion Dollar Merger Deal

Pfizer, the New York-based maker of FDA-approved Viagra, and Dublin-based Allergan, manufacturers of Botox, have just scrapped one of the largest pharmaceutical mergers ever to be proposed. Worth $160 billion, Pfizer Inc. and Allergan recently announced that they have terminated ...

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Is Addyi Priced Too High?

Is Addyi Priced Too High?

Investors in the pharmaceutical company that markets the first female prescription to treat low libido are claiming that the drug is being over-priced, according to a recent Bloomberg report. Sprout Pharmaceuticals, which was bought by industry giant Valeant Pharmaceuticals International ...

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CDC Issues More Guidelines for Zika Virus and Sex

CDC Issues More Guidelines for Zika Virus and Sex

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued updated and detailed guidelines for preventing sexual transmission of the Zika virus. This is a strong indication that top medical experts’ realize that they did not know all there was to ...

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Addyi (Female Viagra) Getting Mixed Reviews

Addyi (Female Viagra) Getting Mixed Reviews

Many women who suffer with low libido have found that taking FDA approved Addyi, often called “female Viagra” or the little pink pill, has provided notable improvement to their levels of sexual desire. But in contrast to these patient accolades, ...

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Women Fight Back in Legislative Battle over Reproductive Rights

Women Fight Back in Legislative Battle over Reproductive Rights

For most of recorded history, male legislators and jurists have wielded the power to decide what, if any, choices females might have in determining their reproductive destinies. Men have made and interpreted the laws that govern the use and availability ...

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On Medicare But Still Seeing High Healthcare Bills? Here’s Why

On Medicare But Still Seeing High Healthcare Bills? Here’s Why

If you are on Medicare because of a disability and are younger than age 65, you may be paying more for your healthcare costs than those in other states. Probably not a widely known fact, but individual states get to ...

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3 Healthcare Trends Your Wallet Needs to Watch in 2016

3 Healthcare Trends Your Wallet Needs to Watch in 2016

There are a handful of important healthcare trends that emerged in 2015, which are expected to continue to move forward and could prove costly for both the patient and the physician in 2016. From rising prescription drug prices to changes ...

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