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Seriously ill Medicare beneficiaries can face considerable financial hardship

Despite high beneficiary satisfaction with Medicare overall, a new national survey led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Business School, and colleagues finds that its coverage gaps may cause considerable financial distress for the most seriously ill patients. About half reported a significant problem paying medical bills, with prescription drugs… Read More »

Severely injured patient becomes first African American to receive full face transplant

A 68-year-old man from Los Angeles has made medical history by becoming the first African American to receive a full face transplant. In July, Robert Chelsea also became the oldest patient to undergo the surgery, which was performed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, NBC News reports. “May God bless the donor and his… Read More »

Aklief, a New Retinoid for Face and Body Acne, Approved by the FDA – Allure Magazine

Usually, when we talk about retinoids gaining approval by the Food and Drug Administration, we’re talking about different formulations or strengths of a certain retinoid, or a retinoid that’s gained approval to be used on a different part of the body. The FDA approval of a new topical called Aklief, however, is totally different —… Read More »

Stressed out: Is anxiety adding years to your face by giving you wrinkles?

And we know this is bad for us: stress has been found to suppress the immune system and contribute to heart disease, poor gut health and insomnia. But is there another, lesser-known effect? “Stress is by far the single biggest factor for ageing skin and can affect its health and appearance,” says Shabir Daya, pharmacist… Read More »