Recently, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce sent out several letters to governments and companies across the world. These letters contained the Chamber’s efforts to curtail anti-smoking measures adopted by governments and agencies in several countries. When the reports of this global lobbying reached CVS Health Corporation, the company decided to resign from the Chamber.David R.
Thousands of people suffer concussions in the United States every year. They can happen due to accidents, participation in sports or falls. Regardless of the reason, concussions can lead to several complications down the line. Most people heal from such injuries eventually. Some, however, experience headaches, dizziness, neck pain or blurred vision for several months
It is a struggle to lose weight as an adult, each pound takes dogged effort and every step forward can be succeeded by two steps back. However, if you start targeting obesity early on and bring it to heel in childhood, it is less likely to show up in adulthood. There has been a great
Today, telemedicine is being used by some of the best and most reputed doctors and hospitals. Medical practitioners use telecom technology to remotely evaluate & diagnose as well as treat patients. There was a time when this was no more than a novelty, but is now a very standard procedure which is used by medical
With the New Year here one of the top resolutions nationwide is fitness.Many people want to lose weight and get to a certain weight loss goal. The thing is that they need to set themselves realistic goals. Not only that, but a system or a pattern set in place for yourself so that you can
In 1996 the United States government enacted HIPAA which stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. What this initially did was protect health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they changed or lost their jobs. Title 2 of the document was what required establishments to commit to certain national standards for
Flu season begins in the U.S in October and it’s imperative to try and stay as healthy as possible. Every year the flu season’s timing, length and severity varies because a different virus can appear each year.Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness. It brings on mild to severe illness that can sometimes even lead to
There is plenty of information readily available for people online and still it’s quite amazing how often stress is singled out as a basis for a multitude of illnesses.Stress is commonly associated with a plethora of medical conditions and is often said to either cause or aggravate them.
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