Period Pains and Painkillers

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By, Lauren Kolacki Once a month women experience their hormone levels drop and the thickened lining of their uterus shedding from their body. This is accompanied by mood swings, chocolate cravings and intense pressure in their abdomen. Life must go on, despite your lack of ambition, so it is easiest to pop a couple of … Continued

Assembly Approves Dancer Bill to Eliminate Excess Pharmacy Charges

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The Assembly approved in mid-June legislation prohibiting prescription plans from charging copays in excess of the cash price of medications. Assemblyman Ron Dancer sponsors the bill (S2690/A3993/A2214) to reduce the price consumers pay for their prescription drugs. It passed the Senate in February and moves to Gov. Phil Murphy’s desk for review. Pharmacy benefit managers, … Continued

Skin safety at the beach

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If you’ve been to the Jersey Shore, you probably know that sun isn’t hard to come by! Even if you’re not trying to get a tan, you’ll most likely end up with a freckled nose by the time you leave. The reason for this is because water, and especially salt water, attracts the sun. Also … Continued

Q: How can Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment Help Shoulder and Knee Pain?

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A: Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy also referred to as PRP Therapy, is a progressive non-surgical treatment to treat a variety of conditions including arthritis, ten- don injuries, and ligament injuries. PRP is part of a group of state-of-the-art treatments collectively referred to as Regenerative Medicine. PRP treats an injured area naturally using your body’s own … Continued

New Minimally Invasive Procedure Offers Brain Bleed Patients Safe and Effective Alternative to Open Surgery

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Minimally invasive technique also enables treatment for previously inoperable brain bleeds Patients suffering from subdural hematomas – the type of brain bleed most often caused by head injuries – have traditionally had two options: brain surgery or finding a way to manage the symptoms, which can include dizziness, nausea, seizures and more. Now, Dr. Kyle … Continued

HCG Hormone Therapy: for the greatest Weight-loss of your life!

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Has your weight loss journey extended for years leading to frustration with only meager results, or has your effort to lose weight only achieved temporary results? If so, the HCG Diet Program at Nutritional Infusions may be the perfect fit for you. HCG (human chorionic gonadotrophin) is a naturally occurring hormone present in both men … Continued

What Men Should Know About Menopause

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By Jyothi Rangadhama, MD Menopause is much more than just the cessation of periods. Much like the changes men experience during the aging process when testosterone levels dip, fluctuating hormones bring challenging physical and emotional changes for women. Men can help their partners get through this time of transition by asking questions, being supportive, and … Continued

10 Warning Signs Your Older Family Member May Need Help

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Changes in physical and cognitive abilities that may occur with age can be difficult to detect—for older adults and their family members, friends, and caregivers. To help in determining when an older adult may need assistance in the home, the Eldercare Locator has compiled this list of 10 warning signs. Any one of the following … Continued

Our Fight for Life

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“Together We Can Survive” Prescription drug spending has increased to 4.6 percent in 2019. It is estimated that the increase will continue, on average, each year 5.5 percent through 2027. 7 WAYS TO LOWER DRUG COSTS 1. Consider switching to generics or other lower-cost drugs. There may be a generic or less-expensive brand-name drugs that … Continued