Posts Tagged“health”

You may have noticed an uptick in healthcare-related fraud headlines over the past few months. The Department of Justice recently announced record-breaking settlements in four separate cases regarding fraudulent hospital billings, including one where a Miami hospital is accused of billing the federal government for unnecessary procedures and services that were never performed. Meanwhile, prosecutors are said to be developing at least seven other suspected criminal cases against hospitals. Meanwhile, the healthcare industry has also seen numerous False Claims Act (FCA) cases where whistleblowers allege that medical centers submitted false Medicare or Medicaid claims to federal health programs through fraudulent…

Gregory Pimstone, a Los Angeles health, and medical care lawyer, said that “the plan of deciding how a patient may pay at the out-of-network emergency care center is costly, wasteful, and unnecessary.” It needs to be fixed. He focused on bringing substantial change in the ER procedures and the way they charge a patient. The patients are treated well until they get stabled, but the charges imposed on them for staying and using the services are unbearable. And he focuses on fixing those.  The phenomenal reason behind this act of charging out of pocket is that a patient may not…

Making healthy food choices is the key to live a disease – free life. It not only keeps you physically fit but mentally also, you feel good about yourself. Your self – esteem is high and you feel confident about yourself.  However, while chasing behind fitness and nourishment, don’t lose the spark of life. Let your food choices be according to your preferred taste and believe us there is no harm in it. So, if you are worried about your calories intake, here are the five low calorie recipes that can help you keep a check on your weight without…

When the topic of nursing homes is brought up in some casual situations, you may be surprised to hear many people believe most of the residents are sad or depressed. Society, the media, and movies have all portrayed nursing homes as a living environment full of depressed or emotionally unstable individuals although it is not truly factual. The truth is many nursing home residents are happy and their loved ones feel safe with them under the care of the medical professionals on staff. But as with anything in life, nothing is perfect and some nursing homes do cause emotional trauma…

Infrared saunas have been a popular form of therapy for centuries. The earliest known mention of an infrared sauna was in the 8th century BC, where it was used to treat people who had fallen into comas. Fast forward thousands of years, and we’re still using full-spectrum infrared saunas to aid in various treatments! In this blog post, you’ll learn about some benefits that come along with full-spectrum infrared sauna use. Full Spectrum Infrared vs. Traditional Sauna First, we should discuss the differences between traditional saunas and full-spectrum infrared saunas. Traditional saunas use heated stones to create heat, which then…

Nootropics, also known as cognitive enhancers or smart drugs, are synthetic or natural substances that are consumed by people to improve their mental performance and motor skills. Some of these products have been used by civilizations since the dawn of men, but others have recently gained popularity due to its reported (or sometimes claimed) improvements in memory, creativity, focus, motivation and overall intelligence. Here are some of the most popular nootropics out there and how do they perform in your body: Ginkgo Biloba Studies show that the consumption of extracts from leaves of this Asian tree may have positive effects…

It’s Not That Hard to Be Smart and Healthy It really isn’t all that hard to improve your lifestyle so that you can be smarter and healthier. You can eat better and exercise and be delightfully exhausted afterward, ready to nap on your flippable mattress. There are a few common practices that you can engage in in order to improve your intelligence and in order to improve your overall health. We have outlined some of these activities below. 1. Eat Healthily One of the most important practices that you can adopt is eating healthy. You should be aware of the…

Many people don’t believe smokers can be athletes. This is an inaccurate stereotype. Around 8% of moderate smokers exercise at least 60 minutes a week. Unfortunately, smoking tends to adversely affect the quality of exercise. There are a number of problems that cigarette smoking creates. If you are a regular smoker, then you probably aren’t getting as much out of your workout as you should. You might also face additional health risks that you have to watch out. Major Ways That Smoking Can Negatively Impact Your Workout If you are a regular smoker and want to get more value from…

This is how it works: When you break something or don’t feel well enough to go to work, you see your doctor. Almost everything else gets put off until “someday.” We argue that it’s not always prudent to keep putting off those “little issues” indefinitely. What may seem minor (compared to a sprained ankle or a toothache) may lead to more significant problems down the road. If you don’t believe us, read on: Depression Depression not only affects your mental health, but it can also cause physical distress. Depression can come and go, or be a constant nagging health problem.…

Keeping hydrated is important for your health. Most wellness sources recommend drinking around 2 litres of water a day to maintaina peak performance and avoid dehydration. It gets more important when you’re working hard: whether it’s hard physical labour in the garden, working out or even simply walking a long distance, the risk of dehydration intensifies. If you’re ill, whether that’s feverish and clammy or suffering from vomiting or diarrhea, you’re losing water from your body. You’re also less mentally alert and physically able to top up your reserves. All of this makes it important to know how you can…