Think of today’s tech luminaries as Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven. Following their traditions, how will we ever get to the jazz or hip hop of technology? If we...
MHS Get ER Ready
Enter to win the Methodist Fiesta Medal Enter the contest below for a chance to win commemorative Fiesta Medals. Lucky winners will be picked daily during Fiesta Evolving Emergency Services to Fit Real Life There is a perception that waiting in the hospital ER is unavoidable. After all, the sickest people have to be seen first, which means everyone who can wait does just that, right Not anymore. At Methodist Healthcare hospitals and emergency rooms, we challenged ourselves to let go of old ways and redesigned our emergency room services around how patients really use them. The result is a faster, more patient-friendly experience that provides medical treatment quickly and with the highest quality care. Emergency…
How the opioid crisis became the biggest drug epidemic
Opioid addiction is the biggest drug epidemic in U.S. history. How’d we get here?
6 People to Question During an Assisted Living Tour
When searching for senior living, how can you tell who is really looking out for your loved one? Here are 6 people to question during your tours.
Frozen Shoulder: How can Physical Therapy Help Loosen the Joint?
Are you dealing with a pain in your shoulder during the day and at night? Are you noticing stiffness and decreased motion in your shoulder, making it difficult to perform your daily tasks? There is a chance you may have Adhesive Capsulitis, also known as Frozen Shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis commonly affects women more than men and it usually occurs between the ages of 40-70 years old. There is no known cause why people develop frozen shoulder, but studies show that those with diabetes, stroke, or Parkinson’s may be at a higher risk. It also tends to develop in those that have had an injury to the shoulder, or during periods of immobilization. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. It is made up of three bones, the humerus, scapula (shoulder), and clavicle (collar bone)…
Tips on choosing a nursing home
Selecting a nursing home is an important decision.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What you need to know when you want to change your locks
Action Line: Like this reader, you may need to have the locks on your house changed. Here are some tips to ensure you have the right company doing the work and you don’t get locked into a bad deal.
One state may try decriminalizing possession of small amounts of cocaine and heroin
The move would reclassify possession of the drugs as a misdemeanor rather than a felony.
How Medicare Covers Therapy Services
Dear Savvy Senior, Can you explain how Medicare covers physical therapy services? I’m a new beneficiary, and would like to get some treatments for ...
What Is A PA?
A quick and entertaining summary of what PAs are and what they can do.