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Waking Up to Water — It’s Crucial!

Waking Up to Water — It’s Crucial!

Health.com put together a really important article on the importance of water and it’s effects on our body. It’s an easy way to keep your body in tip top shape.  Aside from avoiding your snooze button, it’s time you make water a top priority each morning. While its importance is no secret, sipping water first thing in the morning that…

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How preventable is sepsis-related death?

How preventable is sepsis-related death?

How prevalent and preventable is death from sepsis? A new study, recently published in the journal JAMA Network Open, investigates. Sepsis is a potentially fatal condition that develops from the body’s overactive response to an infection. According to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, over 1 million people in the United States develop severe sepsis each year, and 15–30 percent of these people die…

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Medicare Advantage Plans Offering Palliative Care Quadrupled for 2020

Medicare Advantage Plans Offering Palliative Care Quadrupled for 2020

By Jim Parker | January 9, 2020 A rising number of Medicare Advantage plans are offering home-based palliative care as a supplemental benefit. This year, 61 plans offer a palliative care benefit compared to 15 during 2019, a new Duke University report indicates.  Hospices provide about 50% of home-based palliative care in the United States according to the Center to Advance Palliative Care, and the number of…

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Palliative Care And You

Palliative Care And You

Palliative care is a relatively new term. However, it is not something to be ignored. It is a specific type of care that provides patients with a serious or a chronic illness a better quality of life. When you sign up for Palliative Care Providers, you will be given a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains and practicioners…

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Hospice Costs & End-of-Life Options

Hospice Costs & End-of-Life Options

End-of-life decisions are among the most difficult to make. They can affect the patient’s family for years to come, both financially and emotionally. Still, decisions involving end-of-life care are made by Americans every day. In 2015 alone, 2.7 million Americans died. It’s important to make end-of-life decisions based not only on a patient’s needs but also on financial capabilities. Here…

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