WellCare of Georgia Medicaid members will receive a 20% increase in their credit toward OTC supplies and an annual eye exam and eye care supplies, including OTC reading glasses, eyewashes and eye drops, are free.
There are 38 million migraine sufferers in the U.S., and 75% report that weather pressure changes trigger their attacks, and Cirrus Healthcare Products' new app is looking to help people #killmigraines.
To help clinicians and patients make informed decisions about aspirin use, researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital have developed a new, free, mobile app, "Aspirin-Guide" that calculates both the cardiovascular disease risk score and the bleeding risk score for an individual patient, and helps clinicians decide which patients are appropriate candidates for the use of low-dose aspirin (75 to 81 mg daily).
Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard BCAA is intended for consumption during training, as taking in BCAAs (branched chain amino acids) during a workout can help spare muscle tissue from excessive breakdown.
Adding a pharmacist to a care team for heart disease patients will reduce the risk of future heart attacks, new research coming out of Canada has found according to a HealthDay news report Wednesday. "After three months, people who received intensive services to help them meet treatment targets had a 21% lower risk of future heart events when compared with those who received usual care, the study found," HealthDay noted. "People receiving pharmacists' care lowered their estimated future risk of heart disease by more than 5% from the beginning of the study to its conclusion three months later." (HealthDay)
The 2-in-1 formula is the first leading brand to combine the National Eye Institute recommended AREDS 2 nutrient formula with other essential vitamins and minerals typically found in daily multivitamins.