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Life Threatening Allergies? Get An EpiPen Before The Shortage Hits

Healthcare & Insurance

Mylan Pharmaceuticals’ EpiPen Auto-Injectors are currently in shortage, the FDA announced on May 9th. According to the FDA’s website, the shortage isrelated to manufacturing delays, but says the product is still currently available. On May 7th, the organization known as Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), called upon the FDA to investigate the EpiPen shortage. […]

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Diabetes Symptoms: 55 Things You Might Not Know About Early Diagnosis

Healthcare & Insurance

Diabetes is a national epidemic and it hits the Hispanic population especially hard. According to the CDC, “40% of US adults are expected to develop type 2 diabetes. That number is even higher for Hispanic men and women—more than 50%.” With statistics like that, it’s vital to know how to spot the diabetes early symptoms of […]

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Suing for Malpractice: When You Should & How to Do it

Healthcare & Insurance

When something goes wrong with your medical care or the outcome of a procedure is not the one that was expected, some people investigate how to sue a doctor to recover compensation for their injuries and damages. However, not every treatment error is a good candidate for a medical malpractice case. A 2016 report published […]

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Formulary exclusions for 2018. Was your drug’s coverage dropped?

Healthcare & Insurance

Insurance companies modify their drug formulary every year, around this time. Express Scripts, who is responsible for 83 million insurance plan members’ drug coverage, got the ball rolling by announcing their drug formulary exclusions for 2018. View Formulary Exclusions List Here Why do I need to know if my formulary has changed? It’s important to […]

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How to Save Money When Your Deductible Resets

Healthcare & Insurance

It happens every year – your health insurance deductible resets and you have to start accumulating your purchases again. So, how do you save money when your deductible resets? It’s actually a pretty straightforward answer, so we’re here to help. With around 90 percent of non-chronically ill individuals not hitting their annual deductible, it may seem impossible […]

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How to find the lowest prescription price with or without insurance

Healthcare & Insurance

It’s a question we find we’re all asking a lot lately – how much does a prescription cost? The answer? It varies. Prescription drug costs vary widely, mainly because there are so many brands and generics out there. That’s not the only reason though. We’ll cover other reasons for why drug prices vary, but we’ll […]

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FDA Warns Public to Stop Taking Limbrel

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The FDA has issued a public health alert for the osteoarthritis capsule Limbrel, due to a rise in reports of serious adverse events. Adverse events being reported include drug-induced liver injury and a lung condition called hypersensitivity pneumonitis. What to do if you are taking Limbrel It is recommended, by the FDA, that consumers stop […]

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How Much Do Antibiotics Cost Without Insurance?

Healthcare & Insurance

How much do antibiotics cost without insurance? Antibiotics generally treat acute conditions, meaning they aren’t prescribed to you for chronic conditions, meaning you’re probably going to want to find the lowest price for them. Acute conditions, like an infection or cold, can be a pain to pay for. They likely won’t help you hit your […]

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