All across the USA flu season has grown to the worst level in a decade. North Carolina is a prime example of the rise of influenza this year, reports The Charlotte Observer. 17 people have died in the state.
Elderly are Hit the Hardest
A new discount card has been helping to lower the medical costs for seniors across the United States.
Offered by SeniorSurance, the Medication Card is free and available to anyone using a pharmacy in the United States, even non-Americans, regardless of age. It is also available to those both with and without health insurance. The average savings is about 30 per cent, but it can sometimes rise to about 70 per cent or more.
For many Baby Boomers and seniors, medications are a daily part of their lives, helping ease their pain, prevent disease, or simply to strengthen their bones.
But there are often hidden risks behind many medications; risks which may cause physical side effects, but also risks which could cause people taking the medications to have emotional side-effects.