Services include, but are not limited to designated women’s health providers throughout our facilities offering primary care for acute and chronic conditions, preventive care such as immunizations, cancer screenings, and gender specific care, including family planning and preconception counseling, and osteoporosis screening and management. In addition, women veterans can access wellness programs such as health coaching, peer support and community resources, among others. … [Read more...] about VA Maryland Health Care System Invites Women to Continue Making History with VA
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Fifty-two percent of Americans aged 65 and older who voted in 2016 supported Trump, versus the 45 percent who backed former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton to start new podcast Centrist Democrats insist Sanders would need delegate majority to win President Trump is weak against Bernie Sanders in foreign affairs MORE. … [Read more...] about Democrats seize on health care to woo seniors in 2020
That’s because there are two kinds of diabetes, Christen said: Type 1, which arises, often at an early age, from the body’s inability to produce insulin, and Type 2, usually developed in adulthood. Research shows that sugary foods and drinks can lead to Type 2 diabetes — which accounts for 90 to 95 percent of all U.S. diabetes cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — but they do not cause Type 1. … [Read more...] about Health advocates worry about surprise court opinion on SF’s sugary drinks law
Social support and other forms of caregiving can be delivered virtually, but the physical presence of a caregiver implies a different kind of communication. The phone, Facetime, and Skype are godsends for maintaining a connection between patients and family members who are often flung across the nation and around the world, yet many families rely on professional caregivers not just for instrumental support but also for a caring smile and a loving touch. Indeed, being physically present for a patient intimates human connection and warmth that isn’t available in the same way through a virtual support group or over the phone. … [Read more...] about Does anyone care about professional caregivers?
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Thursday joined 11 other state attorneys general in suing the Trump administration over new regulations they say would mean employees of small businesses could get fewer health insurance benefits than required by law. … [Read more...] about California sues Trump administration over small-business health policy