7 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover | Smart Switch: Personal Finance

kate ashford When you turn 65, you probably have a good idea of ​​what health insurance does and doesn’t cover. But Medicare is a different beast, and there are some surprising things that don’t fall under the Medicare umbrella. Medicare is the federal government’s health insurance coverage for people 65 and older and other people … Read more

Exercise pill: Scientists identify a molecule that could help drugs replace workouts

If you could take a pill to reap the benefits of exercise, would that be the end of your exercise regimen? It’s a question we may be one step closer to dealing with, after researchers said they’ve identified a molecule in the blood that’s produced during exercise. Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine and Stanford … Read more

I ignored a lump on my face, then was diagnosed with incurable lymphoma

A woman urges people to be vigilant about their health after discovering a lump on her face was actually incurable lymphoma. Melea Patton shared her story on TikTok, saying she had noticed the “big lump” on her face over a year ago, but she didn’t have health insurance, so she didn’t see a doctor until … Read more

I ignored a lump on my face, then was diagnosed with incurable lymphoma

A woman urges people to be vigilant about their health after discovering a lump on her face was actually incurable lymphoma. Melea Patton shared her story on TikTok, saying she had noticed the “big lump” on her face over a year ago, but she didn’t have health insurance, so she didn’t see a doctor until … Read more

Richard Vari honored with emeritus status | VTx

Richard “Rick” Vari, professor of basic science education and senior dean for academic affairs at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine at Virginia Tech, was awarded the title of professor emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. The title of emeritus may be conferred on retired professors, associate professors, and administrative officers who are … Read more

Innovative vaccine could help cure pancreatic cancer

A new vaccine that uses the same mRNA technology as Pfizer’s jab against COVID-19 could be a breakthrough in the fight against pancreatic cancer. In a promising early study by the German company BioNTech, which partnered with Pfizer to develop the life-saving COVID vaccine, half of the patients remained cancer-free 18 months after having their … Read more

Scammers go door to door asking for old drugs

The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics warns that scammers go door to door asking for old drugs. Scammers pretend to be in a pharmacy. OBN said that they are very concerned about this new trend. Although there are drop boxes to safely dispose of old medications that are no longer needed, these scammers pretend they will … Read more

Added sugar warning labels on restaurant menus can help consumers seek out healthier items

Do you really want to order a soda with your burger? Just one soda can have more added sugar than the full recommended daily limit for most adults. Seeing a warning icon on a restaurant menu can help consumers identify hidden high amounts of added sugar in menu items; and can even convince them to … Read more

Geisinger to Buy 32 Acres of St. Cyril Land for Hospitality and Behavioral Health Facilities | News

DANVILLE — Geisinger plans to purchase 32 acres from the Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius, including the Motherhouse and Villas, to build a hospitality motel similar to the Pine Barn Inn, as well as its new inpatient and outpatient behavioral health center originally planned for a site in Valley Township. Engineer Nicholas Argot of … Read more

Operation Orange Holds Camp in Lawton | News

Saving lives is what drew Karla Nazario to Operation Orange. Operation Orange, a one-day traveling medical school summer camp, aims to foster interest in medicine and health care among middle and high school students in rural areas. Volunteers from the Oklahoma State University Health Sciences Center were at Cameron University on Monday to encourage that … Read more