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New stroke guidelines aim to improve care amid COVID-19

Top stroke experts have issued new guidance to ensure stroke patients receive safe, timely care while preventing the transmission of COVID-19. The guidelines urge the use of telemedicine to speed treatment and advise EMS crews how to determine the best facility to treat the patient’s needs. The recommendations, from the American Heart Association’s Stroke Council, […]

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New Medicare benefit would limit insulin copays to $35 a month

Reacting to skyrocketing prices for insulin, the Trump Administration announced on Tuesday a new benefit that would limit Medicare recipients’ copays for insulin to a maximum of $35 a month and save them about $446 a year if they have prescription plans that offer the benefit. Instead of the fluctuating copay amounts that are common […]

Kids Health

Cute Baby Playpens to Keep Them Safe & Secure

Even if parents could have eyes on the back of their heads, there would most likely be things they’d still miss, so the best form of insurance is to safely contain your baby in a playpen to make sure they don’t get into any trouble when you’re not looking. Whether you’re doing chores around the […]

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Neurologist publishes guidance related to COVID-19 and stroke care

A University of Missouri Health Care neurologist has published more than 40 new recommendations for evaluating and treating stroke patients based on international research examining the link between stroke and novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Neurologist Adnan I. Qureshi, MD, a professor of clinical neurology at the MU School of Medicine, led a team of stroke experts […]