Health spending outlay tops $2 trillion, but spending growth on doctors declines

January 22nd, 2008

Washington — While the national health spending growth rate increased slightly in 2006, the percentage rise in expenditures on physician services slowed markedly, due largely to a small Medicare pay increase and its private-sector fallout, according to a new report by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

At the same time, the start of Medicare Part D had a major impact in the prescription drug sector.

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Insomnia and Facial Tension

January 22nd, 2008

Insomnia

Chamomile is a very soothing tea to put you to sleep if you’re having trouble in that area. And a magickal remedy is to take garden Violet, put it in a silver bag under your pillow, and then lay back and wait for the desired effect: sleep. Dill and Dandelion also work on Insomnia. Orange and passion flower are other plants that take away the Sleeplessness you experience.

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Emergency Medicine: Heart Attack and CPR

January 22nd, 2008

A blood clot is the most common cause of a blocked coronary artery. Usually, the artery is already partially narrowed by atheromas. An atheroma may rupture or tear, narrowing the artery further and making blockage by a clot more likely. The ruptured atheroma not only reduces the flow of blood through an artery but also releases substances that make platelets stickier, further encouraging clots to form.

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