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Friday 09/20/2019
Know the Facts about Spinocerebellar Ataxia and a New Clinical Study [Infographic]
Posted: September 20, 2019

(BPT) - Ataxia, a rare and progressive neurological disease, affects nearly 150,000 people in the U.S. A new clinical study will measure if troriluzole, an investigational drug, will improve ataxia symptoms in people with spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA). Learn more at www.scatrial.org.

Removing The Mystery From A Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
Posted: September 20, 2019

(NAPSI)—According to the American Cancer Society, about one in nine American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. A leading cause of cancer in men, more than 173,000 new diagnoses are expected in the U.S. this year. Fortunately, this disease can be treated successfully, especially if caught early.

Making the Most of the Medicare Annual Election Period
Posted: September 20, 2019

(StatePoint) Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are increasingly popular, offering robust benefits including vision, health, dental, drug coverage and more. For the more than 22 million people with an MA plan, the Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP), running from Oct. 15-Dec. 7, is the only time each year when they can shop for alternate plans.

Thursday 09/19/2019
Protecting Yourself from Medicare Fraud
Updated: September 21, 2019 - 3:04 am

(BPT) - Every year, many seniors are targeted by scammers who want to steal their Medicare numbers to do things like rack up fake health care charges and commit identify theft. These scams hurt seniors and other people eligible for Medicare, cost taxpayers money, and result in higher health care costs for everyone. The good news is that you can protect yourself from fraud and help Medicare stop scammers in their tracks.

5 questions you should ask your doctor before surgery
Updated: September 21, 2019 - 3:04 am

(BPT) - Surgery can feel overwhelming, complicated and even scary, so it’s easy to overlook or avoid the questions you should ask to really understand what your procedure will entail and how to best recover. Plus, keeping the pre- and post-surgery do’s and don’ts straight can be hard, which is why many people still enter the operating room not knowing what to expect or how to help prepare their body.

National League For Nursing Calls For Greater Civility Among Our National Community
Updated: September 21, 2019 - 3:04 am

by G. Rumay Alexander , EdD, RN, FAAN, and Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN

Wednesday 09/18/2019
Virologist's Book Warns of Coming Lethal Flu Pandemic
Posted: September 18, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Scientists have long held that it will not be weapons of mass destruction that kills the human race, but rather a biological one.

Wearable Fall Trends
Posted: September 18, 2019

(Family Features) The fall season is all about remixing modern classics, which means some fall trends may already be hanging in your closet. However, if you decide to upgrade a few basics, you can find plenty of worthy investment pieces this season that you can wear again and again for years to come.