Since 9/11, More Than 1,000 Responders Diagnosed With Cancer

Source: Medical Daily.com On the 12th anniversary of the terrorist acts committed on Sept. 11, we are once again forced to realize the magnitude of the devastation that occurred. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1,140 first responders and...
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Reeve Foundation Offers Online Resources For People and Caregivers Living With Paralysis

For the first time, individuals living with paralysis and their caregivers can access the comprehensive Paralysis Resource Guide via smartphone, Nook, iPad or Kindle. The third edition of this vital resource, compiled and distributed by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation...
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How Social Media Is Changing The Way We Approach Death

Source: The Atlantic.com For a week last month, Scott Simon, the popular radio host of NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday,” stayed by his mother’s side in a Chicago hospital as she died. She ate and slept little, and spent her final nights singing show tunes with Simon...
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Featured Video: Dr. Milton "Doc In A Car" Mintz

http://docInAcar.com Did you know that Morris Country New Jersey has nearly ten THOUSAND residents who are over the age of 86? Dr. Milton “Mickey” Mintz of Dover sure does: he came out of retirement to specialize in treating them by making house calls. He says, “We in medicine...
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Study Finds Obamacare Won’t Hike Workers’ Premiums

Source: ThinkProgress.com Upcoming changes under Obamacare aren’t likely to force smaller companies to severely hike the premiums they charge their workers, according to a new study from the nonprofit research group Rand Corporation. The study’s results are in contrast to...
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Home Health Leaders: Medicare Proposed Rule Could Result in Nearly $100 Billion in Total Cuts to Home Health Benefit

SOURCE: Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare Representatives of the nation’s three leading home health organizations – National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC), Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA), and Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare...
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