Logo
  • Blog Slide
  • Blog Slide
  • Blog Slide

Archive for February, 2016

Canadian Substance Abuse Epidemic Spiraling Out of Control — Rehab Centres Are Standing By

Canada drug rehab

Alcohol abuse is one of the world’s — yes, the whole world’s — leading causes of injury and disease. While you can find a stiff drink just about anywhere in the world, there are some places where issues like alcoholism are far more common than others. Take Canada, for instance. A study conducted recently by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (referred to sometimes as “CAMH”) found that Canadians drink more than 50% above the global average. In other words, every time someone drinks a beer in say, the United States, their Canadian equivalent is close to finishing their second drink.

Substance abuse in Canada is, and has been, a huge issue for the taxpayers and the

Read more ...

How Urgent Care is Able to Offer Patients Quality Healthcare Without the Need for Insurance

24 hour urgent care phoenix

Walk in urgent care clinics are a large part of a growing movement that is challenging the field of traditional American health care. Filling the void between the limited-hours of primary care physicians and the long wait times and large bills of hospitals, urgent care walk in clinics are built upon the idea of placing the patient’s care as the priority. There are approximately 6,800 urgent care centers across the nation, with two out of three centers employing a mix of physicians, nurse practitioners, or physician assistants — 65% of centers have at least one on-site physician on staff at all times. Because of their focus on

Read more ...

3 Reasons Getting Rid of Lice Should be Left to Professionals

Lice treatment nj

Head lice is a pretty common personal condition. It’s an annoyance for sure, but certainly not very serious or life-threatening. Contracting head lice can be incredibly easy. For example, sharing combs and brushes with someone who has it can be a sure fire way to wind up with it yourself. If you are going to use the same hair device as someone who might be infected, make sure to disinfect it by soaking in hot water for five to 10 minutes.

Getting rid of lice can be achieved in a variety of ways. There are natural lice remedies you can do at home, but the best solution for getting rid of lice is through professional head lice removal services. Here are three reasons getting rid of lice should be left to the experts.

  1. Vast Amount of Experience: Overall population numbers on

Read more ...

Why Are Medical Supplemental Health Insurance Plans So Important?

Michigan life insurance

Having a supplemental health insurance plan is important for individuals who receive their health coverage through Medicare — in many cases, the supplemental health care policy is just as important as the primary Medicare policy!

Here are just a few reasons why more people are starting to purchase Medicare supplement insurance plans after purchasing Medicare:

First off, it’s important to note that Medicare doesn’t cover every medical need that many aging Americans face. Medicare plans typically only cover the basic costs of medical care, while the supplemental plans provide extra coverage for more specific needs.

These supplemental insurance plans are often called “Medigap” policies because they provide coverage for the “gap” of medical expenses that Medicare policies don’t cover.

Read more ...

Save Your Small Business Time, Money and Talent

Group health insurance

When asked the reasons they stay with their current employer, 50% of employees cited employee benefits as a key determinant in their decision. Benefits packages can be the deal maker or breaker when it comes to recruiting and retaining talent, particularly for small business owners, who may struggle to match what larger companies with are capable of providing.

To help you rise above the competition and secure top-tier talent, take advantage of these four tips on how you can improve your small business employee benefits packages:

  1. Offer part time employee health benefits:

    A full 99% of full-time workers are provided with medical benefits by their employers. Similarly, paid sick leave is available to 98% of full-time workers. Contrast that with part time employee he

Read more ...

Medical Mission Trips

Thanks for visiting our site. We bring you news, weather and financial information for the medical field. Take a look around and you will certainly find something that interests and helps you.

Travel Medically

 
Ashburn, Va



Sorry! No actual weather data available!


Health News