March 26, 2022 Joseph Hernandez

Modern life is not only hectic, busy and, for most people, somewhat stressful, but these days every single person across the length and breadth of the country and beyond are seemingly constantly inundated with advertisements to better themselves in one form or another. One ongoing campaign, however, that certainly should be listened to is that of the stop smoking campaign so here, for your information and of course reality check, is how and why you should stop smoking now and for good. How Smoking Is Harming Your Body: The Facts! Smoking cigarettes or cigars, especially if you are what you…

May 9, 2021 Joseph Hernandez

Back pain is a very common problem, affecting nearly 540 million people (or 1 in 10) worldwide! The reduction of everyday physical activity and rapid rise in global obesity have combined with normal wear and tear (i.e., aging) issues, injury and disease to make back pain a very real and very debilitating condition for a lot of the world’s population. Fortunately, there are ways to help minimize your risk for back pain, as well as treat it if it occurs. Take a look at these six tips for preventing and alleviating back pain: Exercise While you might think exercising contributes…

April 23, 2021 Joseph Hernandez

No one wants to see their parents in need of care. It becomes even more difficult when they’re diagnosed with an illness, especially one as life-changing and unpleasant as Alzheimer’s. To help both your parent and yourself cope, here are some tips you should follow. Find Extra Care If you are struggling as your parent’s sole carer, then it might be time to find additional care for them. Don’t worry, that doesn’t mean you’re giving up. In fact, finding them the proper care is often one of the kindest decisions you can make, especially if you have other responsibilities. Fortunately,…

October 20, 2020 Joseph Hernandez

Are you ready to take your career in healthcare to the next level? If so, you should seriously consider starting your own private medical practice. To find out what you must do to run a successful medical facility, be sure to read on. Hone in on your practice type When you decide that you want to run your own private medical practice, you first need to consider the actual type of practice that you wish to open. There are five options for you to choose from in this instance, and it’s imperative that you come to a decision that suits…

October 2, 2020 Joseph Hernandez

If your teen is suffering from mental health issues, they are not alone; mental health problems are linked to around one in every four people. Also,since society as a whole is much more open to talking about mental health issues, and is more understanding of them, if your teen does suffer from this kind of problem, you know there is help available for them and for you. There are a number of different treatment options that can help teens with their mental health issues. Some children will benefit from one of these options, others will require a combination of them….

May 28, 2020 Joseph Hernandez

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) promulgated regulations in 2018 that require hospitals to post price lists or “chargemasters” for treatments and services provided to patients. This action was taken to promote transparency for those seeking inpatient or outpatient care from hospitals. With suitable software and management system, hospitals can see a decrease in rejected claims and an increase in reimbursements. Program and Administer Creating a suitable CDM and staying on top of frequent regulatory changes is a daunting task for hospitals. Personnel are already busy, and resources are limited, making oversight of CDM overwhelming, and this can result…

January 18, 2020 Joseph Hernandez

Many Americans struggle with their weight. Indeed, an estimated 160 million Americans are either overweight or obese. Yet, the sad reality is that losing weight isn’t easy –– especially if you don’t have experience dieting or working out. Starting a fitness journey can be daunting, but the first step is the toughest one to take. And thankfully, healthy weight loss isn’t impossible. Just make sure to follow these five tips: Create a Winning Routine All exercise is good exercise, right? Yes and no. Hitting the gym can be a great way to get in shape and feel better about your…

September 16, 2019 Joseph Hernandez

While getting plastic surgery might be something you’re determined to do, most people find that this isn’t an easy financial pill to swallow. Especially if the plastic surgery you’re getting is for purely cosmetic purposes, you might find yourself having a hard time coming up with the funds you need to get this surgery done. Luckily, with some creative thinking and a little financial know-how, you can find ways to get your plastic surgery done without having it destroy your financial future or leave you with large amounts of debt. To help you see how this can be done, here…

July 19, 2019 Joseph Hernandez

Blooming flowers and changes in the weather can bring a lot of anticipated joys. They may also bring seasonal allergies, though. Here are six ways to resist allergy season and feel your best even when the great outdoors seems to be conspiring against you. 1. Keep Allergens Outside It may be tempting to open your windows and let the fresh air in, but air is not all you get. Pollen and other allergens are likely to enter your home with it, leaving you vulnerable to an allergy attack. Open your shades to let in the light, but keep the windows…

July 13, 2019 Joseph Hernandez

On a practical level, have you ever wondered if surgery is worth it? It might depend on the context to a degree, but many people make snap decisions about surgery without thinking through some of the practical applications of various financial elements. Sometimes surgery is very emotional, but even in those cases, you don’t want to swap out good emotions now for bad feelings later when you find out that the money involved ended up not being worth it. There are a few different categories you should think about as your brainstorming your options about surgery. First of all, is…