Fall-related hospitalizations account for approximately 800,000 hospitalizations per year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Seniors are at greater risk of falling in their homes, especially those living alone. And these falls can often lead to fractures or broken bones.  If you or a loved one has a broken bone and…

Intravenous Immunoglobulin therapy, also known as IVIG, is a therapy for people with weakened immune systems. It’s a treatment that is used to treat certain conditions that are related to immune deficiencies. These conditions may include immune thrombocytopenia, Kawasaki disease, and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. So, a common question many people have is, “does Medicare…

A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure that involves replacing an individual’s kidney when it no longer functions correctly. It is replaced with a kidney from a healthy donor. People with end-stage renal disease must undergo either dialysis or a kidney transplant to survive.  If you or a loved one are facing a situation like…

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