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Too Many HMO Changes

“Our area has gone through two HMO’s… I’m not ready for a third.” I read your article in “Lifestyles” with much interest & appreciation. For, as a Senior Citizen, I also purchase my prescription drugs from a Canadian firm. But recognizing the “lobbying” clout the pharmaceutical companies have with our elected representatives, particularly in this…

Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
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Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

“There will be no Medicare prescription drug benefit of any consequence.” I have been on the inside of the [Canadian Drug Store] re-importation business for over 18 months now. I can tell you that I read anything and everything I can on the subject, as well as, talk to people “in the know” on a…

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Eliminate Prescription Drug Advertising

“Eliminate Prescription Drug Advertising” I would strongly advocate the elimination of advertisements for prescription drugs that are targeted at the general public. I personally find the advertising patronizing, with incomplete information. I feel that this form of advertisement is simply adding cost into an already bloated prescription drug industry. The advertising does not add to…

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The Power of Prayer in Medicine

People Who Are Prayed for Fare Better Here’s more evidence that — in medicine, as in all of life — prayer seems to work in mysterious ways. In one recent study, women at an in vitro fertilization clinic had higher pregnancy rates when total strangers were praying for them. Another study finds that people undergoing…

Senior Fitness Program Health Benefits
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Senior Fitness Program Health Benefits

It seems that we see these two words together more and more these days. And for good reason. The health benefits provided through an appropriate fitness program and a sensible diet are well documented. Exercises for Seniors: Guide to Physical Activities Exercise and nutrition go hand in hand to build strong bones and muscles. Together…

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