The concept of self-care is gaining momentum. Commonly referred to as a set of “actions and attitudes which contribute to…
You leave the doctor’s office, call in your prescription at your local CVS and pick it up within the hour. No coupons. No drug comparison discussions with your doctor or pharmacist. Just a quick in and out is all you’re looking for. Sound familiar? Too often, Americans take the easy way out when it comes to their prescriptions assuming that whatever the doctor prescribed is the only option. Not so! In fact, there are usually dozens of options for every prescription and with 15 extra minutes spent discussing your alternatives and comparison shopping, your medical bills could be cut in half! Check it out.
More than a third of American adults are obese, according to a study from the Journal of the American Medical Association. If current trends continue, 103 million American adults will be considered obese by 2018, with projected health care costs to reach $344 billion, according to a collaborative report from the United Health Foundation, the American Public Health Association and Partnership for Prevention.