If you are hospitalized and given new medications ask about them and understand them. Mistakes and misunderstandings are not uncommon.
There is no doubt communication is crucial in health care where the stakes can be tremendously high.
A new study finds nearly 4 or 10 women of reproductive age and 30% of women with private insurance filled an opioid prescription between 2008-2012.
What do you think is the most prescribed drug in America today?
If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Non compliance is the medical term used for when patients don’t follow through with what the doctor has advised or prescribed. Usually, poor communication is to blame.
In the past 6 years, more women have died from opioid pain reliever overdoses than from motor vehicle-related injuries.
As a consumer, as someone who takes medicine, you need to play detective. If you are experiencing unusual symptoms after taking medications it is worth checking into.
It pays to be a smart consumer and, as people are being asked to be more responsible for their health care expenses, it is becoming clear that it is important in this area as well.
Red Cross trucks are stationed throughout the Delaware Valley, ready to set up shelters quickly
A local allergist is trying to help patients get and stay healthy while avoiding the high cost of care.