How many 911 calls do you think are made every day in the U.S.?

There are estimated 270,000 911 calls made every day in the United States. An emergency can change your life in an instant.  Emergencies don’t always happen during regular doctor office hours.  If you need help or if you need to help a loved one, you need medical answers and you need them fast.  The ER…

Catheter Care

Like many bedridden patients, my Mother has a foley.  She was facing chronic UTI’s with ecoli one after another after another.  It was suggested by her doctor that she have a suprapubic catheter put in place (which requires surgery).   We did – but it didn’t work for my Mom (she is the minority – because…

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Are you being charged a fair price for your medical procedures?

Having an unnecessary medical procedure can endanger you!  For example, every year one out of 10 people get CT scans, which deliver up to 1,000 times MORE potentially cancer-causing radiation than a conventional X-ray.  Always ask your doctor to describe the benefits of any medical procedure as well as the risks.  Since the cost of…

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Nights and Sunday’s

Coping with the death of a spouse is a terrible experience.   And you don’t know “which one of us is going to have to deal with that”.  Whenever me and my husband have talked about it (when we had to) during the preparation of our will, I told him “Honey, I want you to die…