Air Ambulances Are More Expensive Than Ever

Did you know people over 55 are using air ambulances for emergencies more than ever? And not only that - emergency medical transport by air is becoming increasingly expensive! Here are two facts you should consider: From 2017 to 2020, the average estimated air ambulance costs rose a whopping 76.4%. Medicare and most insurances don’t cover the costs of medical transport. A...
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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is officially Lung Cancer Awareness Month.  The event started back in 1995 as Lung Cancer Awareness Day. As the lung cancer community and the lung cancer movement grew, awareness activities increased. Therefore, it became apparent there was a need for a larger awareness campaign beyond just a day. On December 1, 2020, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution...
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Charcoal Toothpaste: Crazy Fad or Real Benefits?

Charcoal toothpaste may be something you’ve only recently noticed on grocery store shelves. Though it’s relatively new to American consumers, charcoal toothpaste has been around since Roman times. While there is still plenty of research ahead for its benefits, many people find that charcoal toothpaste is worth a try.   What Is Activated Charcoal?  ...
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Are Toothbrushes with Soft or Hard Bristles Better?

When toothbrushes were invented hundreds of years ago, people had to debate which bristle material would clean their teeth more effectively, animal hair or twigs. Fortunately, our choices have improved since then. We have many toothbrush options, including toothbrushes with soft bristles and hard bristles. Many experts prefer soft bristles over hard-bristled toothbrushes. Here’s why:...
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