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Traveling with Medical Supplies: The Basics

By Danielle Spano There is so much to pack for a trip, yet so little luggage space! For those with medical needs, meeting the airline’s suitcase weight requirement is not the only worry. Getting yourself through airport security is a feat in itself, more so for those with special medical needs. Everything, including diabetes supplies, [...]

Area Companies Innovating Medicine and Patient Care

By Tracy Wright Imagine a medical company dedicated to repairing peripheral nerve damage that could save the arm of a battle-injured U.S. soldier, or another that created a blood test for detecting concussions. Another company is working fervently to create a vaccine to prevent and/or reverse Type 1 diabetes while a digital health company has [...]

FINDING BALANCE AS WE AGE

BY: CHRIS PREGONY Falling is one of the leading causes of injury in senior citizens. In fact, the National Council on Aging reports that, “falls result in more than 2.8 million injuries treated in emergency departments annually, including over 800,000 hospitalizations and more than 27,000 deaths.” Furthermore, in 2015, the cost of fall related injuries [...]