NeedyMeds

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Date registered: September 18, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Increasing Awareness and Understanding for OCD and Related Disorders — May 30, 2018
  2. Which Health Websites Can I Trust? The Devil is In the Details — March 25, 2018
  3. Website Highlights Safe Disposal Options for Used Needles & Sharps — March 21, 2018
  4. Connecting with others can lead to success — February 27, 2018
  5. Understanding Health Insurance — September 27, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. What on Earth is the Donut Hole? A Brief Explanation of Medicare Part D and the “Donut Hole” — 9 comments
  2. A Declaration for Affordable Medicine — 7 comments
  3. All About PARE – Patient Assistance Resource Education — 4 comments
  4. Qualifying with Medication Co-Pay Assistance for Specialty Medications — 4 comments
  5. To Vaccinate, Or Not? — 3 comments

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Increasing Awareness and Understanding for OCD and Related Disorders

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Today’s blog is a guest entry from our partners at the International OCD Foundation. Imagine you woke up one day during a particularly stressful time in your life, and your mind got stuck on a single thought. Perhaps you were anxious about a project at school or work, and were worried that you had made …

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Which Health Websites Can I Trust? The Devil is In the Details

You wake up with a splitting headache and numb hands and feet. Your first move  —  assuming these symptoms aren’t tequila-related  —  is probably to consult Dr. Google. Here’s a sample of the top ten pages for “headache numb hands feet”: You could have vitamin B12 deficiency, migraines, nerve damage, meningitis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, Bell’s palsy, …

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Website Highlights Safe Disposal Options for Used Needles & Sharps

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More and more communities across the country are encountering a commonly overlooked public health and safety issue: improper needle and sharps disposal. “Sharps” is a medical term for devices with sharps points or edges that can puncture or cut skin. Examples of sharps are needles, syringes, lancets, auto injectors, epinephrine and insulin pens, infusion sets, …

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Connecting with others can lead to success

by Andrea Baer, MS, Director of Patient Advocacy and Program Management at Mended Hearts   “I have been where you are, I know how you feel” – That’s a powerful statement. The sense of connectiveness and bonding that can happen is soothing, and often a key to successful recovery. Individuals who are going through a …

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Understanding Health Insurance

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by Richard Sagall, M.D. Insurance is really a simple concept. But few people, and even fewer politicians, seem to understand how insurance works and why so many of the promises we hear are impossible. Here are the basic concepts of insurance:   Number 1 – You Never Win with Insurance – You always lose with …

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