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The States with the Most ER Visits

No matter where you’re from, accidents happen. But in some states, accidents happen more frequently than in others. Depending on your area, certain holidays see a surge in ER visitations, with head injuries and car accidents—among other issues—causing safety concerns. With several major holidays just around the corner, we’ve compiled a report in hopes of […]

Gaming at Any Age: The Healthiest and Most Fun Video Games for Older Adults

Let’s just dispel any thoughts you might have about the typical gamer. You may be thinking about an adolescent boy, cloistered away in his parents’ basement and tapping away at a keyboard or moving a joystick for hours on end. But the truth is a “gamer” can be just about anyone. First, here are some […]

Does Medicare Cover Home Health Care? The 2019 Guidelines
Does Medicare Cover Allergy Testing?

Allergies (whether seasonal, environmental, or food related) will likely affect most of us at some point in our lives. More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While there is no cure for allergies, your doctor may recommend and prescribe allergy tests and/or allergy shots […]

Medicare vs. Medicaid | Cost and Coverage Differences

Health care in the United States is highly complicated. And two of the pillars of US health care – Medicare and Medicaid – are at the center of this confusion. But you should know the differences between these two programs. To help you know your rights and benefits under Medicare or Medicaid, let’s look at […]

The Most Googled Medical Symptoms by State

We’ve all done it. With such plentiful information on the internet about every topic imaginable, it’s only natural that we would turn to Google for answers to health questions too. And there are some legitimate sources out there, like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Mayo Clinic, that can tell us all […]

Tips for Contacting Medicare

Need to contact Medicare? We’ve got you covered. You’ll find all the information you need below. We also included tips for how best to contact Medicare, including how to spend less time waiting on hold or searching the web for answers. Medicare Contact Number: 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) If you use a teletypewriter, call their TTY number: […]

Your State’s Most Googled Health Problem in 2018
Burned Out: Is Your State Full of Overworked Doctors and Nurses?
10 Foods That Help You Stay Awake

Try a few of these science-approved snacks when you need more energy in your day According to the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, a 2010 study revealed that over one-third of adults (age 51 and older) report feeling fatigued. Luckily, there are science-proven snacks that can help fight fatigue. And, best of all, you […]

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