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Gregory Pimstone, a health care lawyer based in Los Angeles and head of the healthcare law group at national law firm Manatt, calls for a substantial change in emergency room administration and reimbursement. He says that the process of determining payment for emergency medical care at an ‘out-of-network emergency room is devastating, especially when a patient visits a hospital that does not have a contract with the patient’s insurance company.  A Gap in the Law The law requires that they are taken to the nearest ER when one is injured, even if that ER is not contracted with the patient’s…

Most of us would like to look younger for longer, and the good news is that research might be one step closer to finding a compound that could help to slow the aging process – and it is found in a lot of the foods and drinks that many of us consume regularly, such as red wine. This compound is known as resveratrol, which is a natural antioxidant that has been linked to a decreased risk of several serious conditions such as heart disease, cancer, atherosclerosis, and brain diseases that become more prevalent as we get older. We’ve recently come…

Relationships, regardless of type, are notoriously tough to navigate. All interaction with other people is usually fraught with potential problems requiring a level of skill to manage. This quality in human interaction becomes exaggerated when we come in close proximity, making lockdown very difficult for many relationships. But if you recognize this and consciously tackle it, you might come out of lockdown with your relationship even stronger. Here are a few things to consider. Acceptance The current pandemic has no doubt turned the concept of normality on its head. Most ways that have been recommended to deal with this fact…

There is absolutely no doubt that many of us have struggled over the last 12 months with regards to our mental wellbeing. During this time we have seen experts in the industry like Dr. Bruce G. Fagel discussing what we could do about this during lockdown, and they have certainly helped many. All that we have been able to do during that time however was our best, but there is no doubt about the fact that we are now moving back into the world with difficulty.  As lockdowns end and businesses open back up again, it is critical that we…

There are tens of thousands of people across the country who struggle each and every day with mobility issues. Some of these problems are as the result of an injury, others through illness and some simply as a result of getting older. If you have recently found out that you do have mobility issues, this may have come as something as a shock to you. After all many of us like to think that our bodies will always get better, but this isn’t always the way. In truth this is a tough process to go through but there are some…