Enter your primary care doctor’s name to find urgent care centers in your network. Despite the fact that improved obstetric care and the use of the cesarean section eradicated fistulas in western countries by the end of the 19th century, women in the developing world continue to be plagued by the condition because of a lack of obstetric care, lack of adequate health care infrastructure, and a dearth of trained personnel.
The Congressional Budget Office earlier this week estimated that state spending on Medicaid will increase by $33 billion over the next decade under the Senate Finance Committee’s health reform bill, which expands Medicaid eligibility to individuals with incomes up to 133% of the federal poverty level (Smitherman, Baltimore Sun, 10/9).
Water is needed to maintain the health and integrity of every cell in the body, keep the bloodstream liquid enough to flow through blood vessels, help eliminate the by products of the body’s metabolism, helps to flush out toxins, regulate body temperature through sweating, lubricate and cushion joints and carry nutrients and oxygen to the body’s cells, just to name a few.
But in these modern times, we tend to rely on technology for many aspects of life, and a 2012 survey from the Pew Research Internet Project revealed that around 35% of US adults say they have used online resources – including health apps – to diagnose a medical condition.
Located in the abdomen, the appendix is a small organ that isn’t important to a person’s health. The health insurance companies view Urgent Care as a model as an integral, and crucial component of the healthcare system for all Americans. Local health officials met Wednesday to discuss their efforts to keep the community healthy. This article follows on from a spotlight feature compiled by MNT in September, in which we investigated whether health apps do more harm than good.