LiveSmart: Assisted Living Pension Can Benefit Veterans, Spouses

November 3, 2016

Many are aware the Department of Veterans Affairs has government-funded assisted living and nursing homes for veterans and eligible family members. But they also offer financial aid and assistance to veterans and eligible family members in need of intermediate or skilled nursing care. [...]

LiveSmart: Breast Cancer — The Essentials of Survivorship

October 13, 2016

With advancements in healthy living and medical technology, more patients are surviving cancer and returning to active, productive lives. Research shows that patients who participate in a prehabilitation, rehabilitation and surveillance program have better treatment outcomes. [...]

LiveSmart: As the Leaves Change, Consider Your Exposure to Hepatitis C

September 29, 2016

A hidden epidemic is surging in the United States. Infectious disease experts estimate there could be as many as 4.7 million Americans living with hepatitis C – a potentially fatal, blood-borne virus which affects the liver. Fueling the epidemic, half of those infected are unaware they even have the virus. [...]

LiveSmart: Alleviate COPD Symptoms With Pulmonary Rehab

September 14, 2016

You feel your chest getting tight and every time you inhale you hear a tell-tale wheeze. You feel like you’re gasping for air, but yet you still can’t breathe. You could be one of the millions of Americans with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). [...]
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