Chronic Disease Prevention: An Important Key to Improving Life and Healthcare Systems Today

2024-02-15T15:00:21-05:00February 15th, 2024|

News about crisis in healthcare pointing to workforce shortages, ambulance diversion and delays on entry to emergency rooms, closing floors while demand for beds increases, long delays for appointments in primary and specialty care, and shortages of supplies and medications all lead to proposed solutions for each issue.

Revolutionizing Healthcare Through AI

2024-01-25T12:47:24-05:00January 31st, 2024|

Revolutionizing Healthcare: The Inseparable Bond Between AI and Wearable Technologies In today's fast-paced world, the conventional healthcare model struggles to keep up with the demands of individuals who lead hectic lives. The advent of smartphones and the surge in wearable technologies has reshaped the landscape of healthcare, empowering people to monitor various health parameters and

Benefits of Team-Based Care

2024-01-25T12:40:03-05:00January 17th, 2024|

Discover the Transformative Impact of Team-based Care in Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases Team-Based Care is a collaborative approach to healthcare that involves a group of professionals working together to provide comprehensive and patient-centered services. In this article, we'll explore the key components of team-based care, its benefits, and how it can be effectively implemented in the

Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease Program: A Step Towards Better Joint Health

2023-12-28T11:26:55-05:00December 26th, 2023|

Living with arthritis can be challenging, but the Arthritis Foundation's Walk With Ease program offers a beacon of hope for those seeking relief from joint pain and stiffness. In this article, we'll delve into the details of this program, exploring its benefits, tips for getting started, and how ProVention’s HALT participants have embraced the power

Diabetes Mellitus: What a Diagnosis Means for Your Health

2023-12-12T03:01:53-05:00November 27th, 2023|

Diabetes mellitus is a medical condition in which insulin and blood glucose (sugar) function is abnormal. Insulin is a hormone released from your pancreas every time you eat. It moves the glucose from your blood into your cells to give them energy. Diabetes is considered a metabolic disorder because it interferes with how your body uses the

CDC: Arthritis Is Massive Public Health Problem

2023-11-08T13:43:42-05:00November 1st, 2023|

More than 20% of the American adult population had some form of arthritis during 2019-2021, according to CDC researchers, with the prevalence reaching nearly 50% for those age 65 and older. Rates were even higher for people with other conditions such as dementia, stroke history, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Elizabeth A. Fallon, PhD,

Twenty-two states in America Have an Adult Obesity Rate at or Above 35%.

2023-11-08T13:44:12-05:00October 18th, 2023|

Twenty-two states in America Have an Adult Obesity Rate at or Above 35%. West Virginia (41%), Louisiana (40.1%), and Oklahoma (40%) are the states with the fattest populations in the nation, laying claim to the highest proportion of adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 40% or greater, according to the Centers for Disease Control

Only 23% of Americans Get Enough Exercise, a New Report Says

2023-11-08T13:44:42-05:00March 11th, 2023|

Only 23% of Americans Get Enough Exercise, a New Report Says Less than a quarter of Americans are meeting all national physical activity guidelines, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Federal physical activity guidelines recommend that adults get at least 150 minutes of

New Medicare $35 Insulin Benefit Will Cut Costs for Millions

2023-11-08T13:45:27-05:00March 11th, 2023|

Beneficiaries have all of 2023 to switch plans for a lower price on that diabetes treatment For William Koopman, learning about the new law that caps insulin copays in his Medicare prescription drug plan at $35 a month was an incredible relief. For the first time since he enrolled in the program, the 70-year-old will be able

Rates of Routine Cancer Screening and Diagnosis Before vs After the COVID-19 Pandemic

2023-11-08T13:47:06-05:00March 11th, 2023|

Rates of Routine Cancer Screening and Diagnosis Before vs After the COVID-19 Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic triggered substantial disruptions to health care delivery in the US due to stay-at-home orders and patient fears about visiting health care facilities.1,2 Thus, many forms of health care use, including cancer screenings, sharply decreased in early 2020.3-6 Although the temporary pause

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