Drug Assistance Programs
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Drug Assistance Programs from Pharma Companies

Most pharmaceutical companies run drug assistance programs aimed to facilitate the accessibility of needed medications for patients who are in financial difficulties and are not eligible for Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance. These programs have different requirements and require the physician to register the patient. Programs are evolving rapidly, so I enjoin you to consult…

Costa Rica Facelift, Costa Rica Plastic Surgery Cost
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Costa Rica Facelift (Costa Rica Plastic Surgery Cost)

This is the story of my Costa Rica facelift. Additional contact information and Costa Rica plastic surgery and facelift cost are below. I’d just turned 65, and had declared no national holiday. When I looked into the mirror, Yoda looked back. Who was that wrinkled old prune? Surely, not me, she who lives with the…

Medicare Supplements
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Medicare Supplements 101: Are You Covered?

If you are one of over 40 million Americans currently on Medicare supplements, chances are that its structure and benefits are a book with seven seals to you. Getting to the bottom of all those deductibles and copayments as well as knowing what an “allowable” charge is and what is not can be downright confusing….

Life in the Slow Lane
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Life in the Slow Lane

Dearest Suddenly Senior friends, Last we checked in, both Carolyn and I had been declared in remission from our cancers. Free to travel again, we thought. Free to be us again at last! (Read all the columns to learn about that, starting here with Suddenly Senior’s birth.) But remission never lived up to its reputation….

high sugar diet
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High Sugar Diet: The Perfect Storm in Bad Nutrition

The American Academy of Pediatrics of “learned” physicians have endorsed the concept that children as young as eight should be treated with statin (Lipitor and etc) drugs to save their lives from heart attacks. They never mentioned anything about a poor high sugar diet. This is a perfect example of the medical mindset that downplays…


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