Can I Claim Medical Expenses on My Taxes?


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Deduction value for medical expenses The IRS allows you to deduct qualified medical expenses that exceed 7.5% of your adjusted gross income for 2017 and 2018. Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, all taxpayers may deduct only […]

June 21, 2018

How Inflated Drug Prices Are Affecting Your Wallet


Drug Prices Are Affecting Your Wallet

Prescription drugs are supposed to improve your quality of life, helping to manage everything from chronic conditions to one-off illnesses, but many are becoming a luxury only the wealthy can afford. Increasing prescription drug costs have taken […]

June 14, 2018

How Much Are Americans Spending on Prescription Drugs?


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Images sources: wavebreakmedia / iStock.com Spending money on your health is arguably one of the best investments you can make. However, healthcare and medication often don’t come cheap. And if you’ve noticed an increase in your […]

June 5, 2018

PDX, OmniChannel Health Media partner on patient diabetes education efforts


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FORT WORTH, Texas — PDX and OmniChannel Health Media on Wednesday announced a new partnership that will offer PDX Manufacturer Services retail pharmacy network customers new options to engage and educate patients with diabetes and […]

May 28, 2018

Health Check: what happens to your body when you’re dehydrated?


Health Check: what happens to your body when you’re dehydrated?

Water is essential for human life. It accounts for for 50-70% of our body weight and is crucial for most bodily functions. Any deficit in normal body water – through dehydration, sickness, exercise or heat stress – can […]

May 22, 2018

Could vitamin D help to fight diabetes?


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With diabetes now reaching epidemic proportions, unearthing an innovative way to tackle the condition is pressing. A new study investigates whether vitamin D might provide a new route to treatment. Currently, there are around 30 million people […]

May 10, 2018

Secret Ways to Save Big on Prescription Medication


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Whether or not you have insurance coverage, the cost of prescription medication can be exorbitant.  According to Dr. David Yashar, a pharmacist practicing for over 18 years and owner of ACE Medical Pharmacy in Beverly Hills, […]

April 18, 2018

5 Ways to Save Money on Prescription Medication


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Even if you only fill a few prescriptions a year, those totals at the pharmacy counter can add up. Your doctor isn’t necessarily thinking about your bank account when she pulls out her prescription pad, so […]

April 17, 2018

Sticking to Taking Diabetes Drugs


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If you have Type 2 diabetes, chances are, you’ll be prescribed an oral diabetes drug fairly soon after your diagnosis. At some point in the course of your treatment, you and your doctor may also decide […]

April 12, 2018

Researchers Develop Sweat Sensor for Diabetes


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Researchers at the University of Texas have announced that they have created a wearable device that can measure diabetes-related compounds in tiny amounts of sweat. Regularly collecting information on these compounds, they say, can enable wearers who […]

April 8, 2018