disease management

Pulse Oximeter

Pulse Oximeters: Now a Common Home Medical Device

Device to Measure Oxygen Saturation SpO2   Covid-19 has made us all aware of our respiratory systems and our ability to breath during the illness.  One tool in tracking your health is the pulse oximeter.  This little device can measure your pulse and your oxygen saturation level.   Powered by two AA-batteries, this device is […]

The Power of Compression

    When your doctor or health care provider mentions compression stockings, you may imagine an unattractive sheath of plastic fabric squeezing your legs.  It is true that compression stockings are a medical product, especially the higher strength 20-30 mmHg and 30-40 mmHg.  But that doesn’t mean they must be unsightly to wear.     Fortunately, […]

Massage and the Healing Powers of Human Touch

It is easy to overlook the impact something like human touch can have on someone suffering with pain, chronic illness, or stress.  In America, we look for a purely medical solution first.  Maybe it’s a prescription or a surgery.  We seek out health care professionals to ease our pain.  But when applying a more holistic […]

The ABC’s of CBD

Wading through the clutter of advertisements, government rules, and medical claims on cannabidiol (CBD) based products and medical marijuana can be downright befuddling.  Everywhere you look today, somebody is selling CBD or talking about CBD. Is it really a miracle product? Or is it another supplement with unproven claims? Inflammatory bodies want to know. Inflammation […]

House Bill Introduced to Provide Medicare Coverage of Custom Breast Prostheses – The Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act, H.R. 6980

Thank you to our New Hampshire Representatives who voted to introduce custom breast prostheses to the Medicare program. The Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act, H.R. 6980, will address a gap in coverage for women who need another option. Some women may not be candidates for reconstruction, which can be very expensive, while others may not […]