Bridges to Patient Empowerment

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The cost to states that did not expand medicaid

Research  shows that 14,000 people would be alive if states that refused to expand their medicaid had done so. If  states were to fully expand Medicaid, the benefits would include: Additional lives saved per year: 14,361 Additional infant lives saved…

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If you have a pre-existing condition your healthcare is under attack

If you are one of the 50 million American with a pre-existing condition, your right to be insured is under attack. The Trump administration is seeking to invalidate the pre-existing condition protections within the Affordable Care Act ( ACA). 27%…

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Alternative therapies that may help with pain and addiction

Many of our readers have chronic health conditions that require pain management, but  are often hesitant to use narcotics to control pain because it could lead to addiction. Kimberly Hayes writes on some alternative ways to help with pain management…

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The Special Gratitude You Have For Water When You Have Dysautonomia

Today I’m feeling gratitude for water, the source of life that composes sixty percent of my body. Life can only survive in a very narrow range of temperature, and water is essential to sustaining that temperature range inside each one…

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In Last Minute Shopping Support BTPE Through Season of Smiles

It only takes a second to switch over to Amazon Smile when you shop, but it makes a big difference to us. Our #SeasonOfSmiles is here because every time we go into a hospital to do art therapy with patients…

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Crisis Can Help Us Build Bridges

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How the Opioid Crisis Is Creating a Crisis for Chronic Pain Patients

Article by Daniel Permenter  from The Mighty I have been diagnosed fibromyalgia, panic disorder, insomnia and quite a few other conditions for five years now. I have experienced a lot and have struggled to find the help I need to make it…

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Turning Fear Into Peace

In light of halloween and all the scary stuff going on in the world right now, check out this video on how one patient turned feelings of fear into peaceful ones How to Turn Fear Into Peace

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Vox News Needs Patients Help in Medical Transparency

Share your ER bill with Vox news to help medical billing transparency

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