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Medicare Advantage revenue expected to increase 1.59 percent under proposed rate changes

Medicare Advantage payment rates for 2020 are expected to increase revenue by 1.59 percent, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Wednesday, in releasing the second half of proposed MA and Part D payment and policy updates. This expected average change in revenue is smaller than the 1.84 percent of 2019. It does not… Read More »

Weight loss: Make these 3 simple food changes in your diet to get rid of your belly fat in 1 week – Times Now

Make these 3 simple food changes in your weight loss diet to get rid of your belly fat in 1 week&  | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspThinkstock New Delhi: No matter how much you plan and try to achieve the perfect hourglass figure, losing weight can be hard for several physiological and psychological reasons. Perhaps, taking actions to… Read More »

Need For Blood Pressure Meds Can Be Reduced With Lifestyle Changes (STUDY)

According to a study, the need for high blood pressure meds in hypertensive individuals can be reduced within 16 weeks after making lifestyle changes.[1] Lifestyle modifications such as regular exercise and healthier eating can significantly reduce the amount of patients needing blood pressure-lowering medicine. That’s especially the case in individuals who have systolic blood pressures… Read More »

E-cigarette vapor tied to changes in lung cells

 The vapor from e-cigarettes may boost the production of inflammatory chemicals in the lungs, while disabling key cellular defenders against infection, a new study suggests. In a series of laboratory experiments, researchers found that e-cigarette vapor impairs the activity of cells called macrophages, which normally remove allergens, bacteria and other particles that have made their… Read More »