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CVS Health Building ‘Home Health Hub’ to Better Care for Seniors – Home Health Care News

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) has allotted ample resources toward home- and community-based care over the past year. It has done so for several reasons, CVS Health leaders point out. For one, investing in home-based care makes it easier for patients to access necessary services during the public health emergency. But CVS Health’s focus on the… Read More »

New Study Reaffirms: Increased Health Literacy Leads To Better Health Outcomes

Earlier this week, UnitedHealthGroup released a study reaffirming the importance of health literacy. The study “illustrate[s] the importance of increasing health literacy as a key component in driving better health outcomes and improving health care affordability. Seniors — who use more health care services, have more chronic conditions, and take more medications compared to other age groups… Read More »

A better informed society can prevent lead poisoning disasters

Six years after it began, the Flint, Michigan, water crisis remains among the highest-profile emergencies in the United States. Extensive iron and lead corrosion of the water distribution system in Flint, coupled with lead release, created “red water” complaints, rapid loss of chlorine disinfectant and an outbreak of Legionnaires Disease that killed 12 people. State… Read More »

Woman with coronavirus symptoms shares two activities that help her feel better

Katie Bryant thought she was doing everything right during lockdown. The writer from North Carolina had been staying home, social distancing, only going out to buy essential food and wearing a mask and gloves when she did so. However last week, she started to feel unwell and soon realised she was experiencing the major coronavirus… Read More »