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Daily life has become far more hectic over the last generation. Work hours have changed, vacation time and sick leave are nonexistent for many workers, and family duties and activities have grown. Because of these, and other factors, finding the time to visit a doctor for anything other than a true emergency has become something many people simply feel they can?t manage. Fortunately, the medical community has taken notice and is adapting by offering urgent care express facilities.
Scheduling Your Time Wisely
Each year, the United states sees about 22 million new wheelchair users. Many of these individuals are either aged 63 or above and are around retirement age. These individuals represent about 14.1% of the total population in the United States, and in 2013 this number came to approximately 44.7 million. But four decades from now, this number is expected to more than double, as experts estimate that there will be about 98 million senior individuals by the year 2060. Considering these statistics, it’s important for the healthcare industry to make way for this rising senior population, and to help anticipate and accommodate for their needs. And by 2060, the need for geriatric wheelchairs will probably be great.
And for seniors who are at risk of falling and injuring themselves, (more…)
Medical science is advancing at an exponential rate every day. New treatments, remedies, and cures for existing and new illnesses are being discovered and tested constantly, especially in the United States. But not all treatments are created equal, and some fairly recent developments in medicine have sparked controversy in the medical community and beyond.
Over the past decade or so, debates have grown over the effectiveness, proper use, and legality of marijuana as a treatment for multiple problems. As of today 23 of the 50 states in the U.S. have passed legal medical marijuana laws, and it’s becoming likely that more and more states will adopt similar laws fairly soon. As a result, more medical marijuana doctors are surfacing, doing what they can to help their patients with these new methods. Bu (more…)
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The onset of winter can bring unpleasant challenges for anyone. This is particularly true for those that use a wheelchair. Anything that depends on consistent contact with the ground is going to suffer as snow and ice start to fall and form. The wheels of a wheelchair are no different. In addition, because of the […]
Are you overweight? Obese? The World Health Organization defines being overweight as an individual with a BMI that is greater than 25. If your BMI is greater than 30, you are obese. But if you fall into one of these categories, you are not alone. The majority of all adults in the U.S. are trying […]
When a victim needs prompt medical care, a nearby responsible party can and should look up nearby medical care facilities to take them to. This may mean conducting an online search such as “where is urgent care near me,” or something more specific such as “urgent care centers within 10 miles” or “pediatric urgent care […]