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Save Money on Unwanted Facial Hair

Face it: facial hair on women is out. A mustache isn’t cool on a beautiful brunette. Even your favorite granny could do without the chin whiskers. Though granny would probably pass on treatment, there is a medication for this condition: Vaniqa. Vaniqa … Continue reading

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Save Money on Medicine for a Desert Island

If I moved to a desert island, what medicine would I take with me? It’s something I’ve pondered over the years. It’s easy to say what I wouldn’t bring – no cholesterol medicine, no diet drugs, no wrinkle cream. What’s … Continue reading

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Save money on health screenings at Winn-Dixie

  One problem with healthcare is that patients – and often doctors – don’t know what medical testing costs. But this trend is changing, especially where screening tests are offered at retail outlets Take Winn-Dixie, for example. After you read … Continue reading

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Save Money on Low T

You’ve seen the commercials, haven’t you? Low T (low testosterone). Would you spend $275 a month on a prescription cream to make you feel like a man again? Good question.

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Save Money on Insomnia

Is a good night’s sleep worth $5,010? According to a 2009 study, that’s the annual per-person cost of insomnia syndrome (in Quebec). Of this, $4,717 is considered indirect cost, primarily loss of productivity, including job absenteeism. Only $293 is spent … Continue reading

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Save Money on Asthma / COPD – Advair and Symbicort

  Many asthma and COPD patients could be breathing better if they used a long-acting controller medication on a daily basis.   Of course, many of these patients could also breathe better if they stopped smoking or avoided exposure to … Continue reading

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Save Money On Flomax

If you’re reading this you probably already know Flomax® is a drug for the prostate. Word is out, the drug has gone generic and is now available at retail pharmacies. Checking local pharmacies today, I found the retail price for … Continue reading

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Save Money on Insurance for Young Adults

Do you have adult children who lack health insurance? One provision of the 2010 health reform bill requires insurance companies to allow young adults to stay on their parents’ health insurance plan up to their 26th birthday. The U.S. Department … Continue reading

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Medicare Opt-Out: Greedy Doctors or Good Business?

Quit Medicare – here’s how.   Recently I received a medical journal informing doctors how to opt-out of Medicare. At least for now, doctors are permitted to make this decision.    What is opting-out anyway?   To receive payment through … Continue reading

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Save money on diabetes by using herbal therapy

By popular demand I have imported this article from my other blog,  It is excerpted from my upcoming book, Armageddon Medicine. * * *   Image via Wikipedia     The American medical establishment is beginning to examine the role … Continue reading

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Save money on swollen legs

Swollen legs. They just make a person want to sit down and rest. Why do legs swell anyway?   Normally the arterial circulation and venous circulation are in balance. The same amount of fluid that reaches the legs via the arteries is … Continue reading

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Save money on summertime illness

Image via Wikipedia It’s summertime . . . somewhere! Hurray!   Time for bee stings, poison ivy, cuts and scrapes, sunburn, spider bites, sprains and strains.   Before you leave for your holiday picnic, listen as Big Bob interviews Dr. Koelker … Continue reading

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