Contact lenses could change the future of glaucoma

Patience is not a virtue for those who have yet to receive a glaucoma screening.

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Tips on finding the best shoes for diabetics

One of the common side effects experienced by people dealing with diabetes revolves around neuropathy - diabetic nerve damage in your feet - which can decrease your ability to sense pain.

Are syringes and needles covered under Medicare?

Around 9 million Americans use syringes and needles to help stabilize their medical conditions from home, amounting to over 3 billion total used each year. Injection devices are commonly used to administer insulin for diabetes patients, but can also be used for a variety of medical conditions such as allergies, hepatitis, arthritis, HIV/AIDS and cancer. These medical supplies typically range in sizes depending on the volumes and lengths needed to treat a diagnosed ailment. 6 millimeters, 8 millimeters and 12.7 millimeters are mainly used for at-home injections, however it's important to consult with your doctor regarding which variety is necessary for your condition.

Can infection lead to memory loss in seniors?

Ensuring your wellness as a senior is about more than just maintaining physical health.


Will Congress nix the doc fix?

For years, the U.S. government has been looking for a permanent fix to the flawed method by which Medicare insurance plans reimburse physicians.


Does Medicare cover at home PT/INR testing?

If you've ever experienced issues with your blood, your health care provider may have conducted PT/INR testing to determine the status of your wellness.

6 health benefits of meditation

In our modern lives, it's not hard to find something that causes stress. No wonder so many seniors remind themselves to take a deep breath and relax - it actually might be the best advice for enhancing senior wellness.

Exercising after 50: The importance of strength and cardiovascular training

It's common knowledge that seniors must engage in regular physical activity as they get older to maintain wellness.

What is a hand prosthesis and does Medicare cover it?

When a person loses a body part, he or she may turn to somatic prostheses. These pieces of durable medical equipment take the place of an amputated or missing body part, helping the patient regain proper function of their hands or feet and conduct daily activities such as brushing their teeth or walking steadily.

"Two-midnight" rule delayed until September

Seniors who are admitted to hospitals for overnight stays often assume the cost of their services will be paid for by Medicare insurance plans.