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Once in a while failing to get proper sleep may not be a reason to worry; but when it becomes too frequent, it can be blamed on sleep apnea.  |  Photo Credit: iStock Images Key Highlights Obstructive sleep apnea refers to a state characterised by disturbed breathing patterns during s...


For a diabetes patient, managing blood sugar levels is imperative.  |  Photo Credit: iStock Images Key Highlights Diabetes in every form refers to the body’s inability to produce or respond to insulin – a hormone secreted by the pancreas that converts sugar into energy. A 2018 s...


Insurers put requirements in place to ensure their members get care that meets clinical quality standards. Clay Phillips  |  Guest Columnist Clay Phillips is vice president of Provider Programs and Strategy at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Every year durin...



Everyone in Germany has to have health insurance. That’s clear. What might not be quite so clear, however, is what options are available to you as an expat employee, student, or pensioner. Siemens-Betriebskrankenkasse, one of the largest statutory health insurance funds in Germany, has put togeth...


John Mulaney Spoke About His Intervention And Life After Rehab This past week comedian John Mulaney spoke about his recent time in rehab and life after treatment on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Meyers, a long time friend who worked with Mulaney at Saturday Night Live, was integral to the 39-year...


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Friday, 26 November 2021 | PNS | Ranchi Media representatives working in the State of Jharkhand will be linked to the health insurance scheme. Chief Minister Hemant Soren has given approval for the formation and draft document of Jharkhand State Journalist Health Insurance Scheme Rules-2021...


Here is a reality check on the much-talked-about health insurance scheme, the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY), rolled out by CM Naveen Patnaik as a counter to PM Narendra Modi's Ayushman Bharat. The Big revelation made today by the National Family Health Survey 2020-21 is Odisha lagging far behi...


We know that for many of us weight loss can be a challenging feat. We try various weight-loss diets, weight-loss-friendly recipes and detox drinks but sometimes it's not enough. And even if we lose weight, for some of us, it bounces back quickly. The key is to maintain our weight and manage the...


One evening in July of 2020, a woman named Kathryn went to the hospital in excruciating pain. A 32-year-old psychology grad student in Michigan, Kathryn lived with endometriosis, an agonizing condition that causes uterine-like cells to abnormally develop in the wrong places. Menstruation prompt...


For many people, finally getting into bed at night can be the first time of day where the wear and tear on your body becomes noticeable. Whether it's sore feet from running around or a nagging shoulder injury, certain sensations can become more apparent once you lie down to rest. But if you e...


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The road to recovery at the small cluster of buildings on 52nd Street in South Los Angeles begins at rock bottom, winds through courthouses and jails, and passes through the rings of hell. Women of all ages arrive in damaged condition, spirits broken, having lost it all. They have no jobs, no hom...


The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released its quarterly private health insurance (PHI) data for the September 2021 quarter, covering key financial and membership statistics for the industry. In the year to September 30, 2021, PHI industry profitability improved from th...