Health



The last two installments on this topic discussed the top ten major reasons why people sleep poorly. Those reasons included are late night snacks, anxiety, temperature, electronics, alcohol, caffeine, sleeping schedule, exercising, artificial light, and sleep apnea. This next installation will discuss how to combat these difficult sleeping problems. Late […]

How to Sleep Well Pt. 3


Part one of, How to Sleep Well, went over the first five topics of the most common causes of poor sleep. Those topics were late night snacks, anxiety, temperature, electronics, and alcohol. This article will be covering the later five topics; caffeine, sleeping schedule, exercising, artificial light, and sleep apnea. […]

How to Sleep Well Pt.2



Causes of Poor Sleep Millions of Americans suffer from lack of sleep or sleep deprivation. Even going to bed early does not guarantee a proper amount of rest. There are 10 major reasons that cause poor sleep. These reasons are late night snacks, anxiety, temperature, electronics, alcohol, caffeine, sleeping schedule, […]

How to Sleep Well Pt. 1



Being sleep deprived is a difficult experience. There is a stigma around this phrase that entails an extraneous ordeal. In actuality, people do not have to be awake for days, fighting for their lives after a plane crash in the wilderness, to be sleep deprived. It just takes sleeping for […]

Effects of Sleep Deprivation



Technology: Apple Improves Health Industry In the past few months, Apple has made many strides to help improve the health industry. From the creation of Apple Technology, the expansion of its R&D, and even easier access to your health records, Apple has continued its contributions in the health field. As Apple […]

Technology: Apple Improves Health Industry


Starting on January 1, 2020, you must submit claims using MBIs (with a few exceptions). The Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers is a new way to the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number on new Medicare cards. This change comes at the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 which required CMS to remove Social […]

Medicare Beneficiary Identifier: Preparing For Your New Medicare Card


The importance of vaccinations before international travel is widely known. Yet why are we still constantly dropping the ball on this? A majority of infants, toddlers, and school-age children were not vaccinated at a pre-trial consultation for US pediatric international travelers. According to JAMA Pediatrics, “with more than 1000 [measles] […]

The Importance of Vaccinations Before Travel



Gum Disease and Alzheimer
Study Finds Link Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer’s A new study published in Science Advances suggests a link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s. Scientists studied dead and living patients with diagnosed and suspected Alzheimer’s. A molecule called gingipain (produced by gum bacteria) was found in nerve cells in the brains […]

Study Finds Link Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer’s