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The connection between diabetes and hearing loss

More than 30 million Americans have diabetes — if you’re one of them, take note. You may want to keep a close watch on your hearing, too. Research indicates diabetics are more than twice as likely to develop hearing loss than those without the disease.   What is diabetes? Very simply, diabetes inhibits the body’s ability… Read More »

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Healthcare cost variations between regions attributed to price, usage

Healthcare costs can vary greatly from one state to the next, and a new report from the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement attributes this largely to usage and pricing, examining five states in total — Colorado, Utah, Maryland, Oregon and Minnesota — as well as St. Louis, Missouri. One of the few areas that was… Read More »

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What is the difference between methylprednisolone and prednisone?

Methylprednisolone and prednisone are both corticosteroid medications. They have similar effects on the body but differ in their available forms and some of the side effects they cause. Both medications reduce inflammation, and people use them to relieve the symptoms of many health conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), lupus, and eczema. In this article,… Read More »

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