Why Consuming Liquids Is So Important for Your Body
When you hear about staying hydrated, you may think that it’s only important for athletes or people who work out a lot. We’re here to tell you: it’s not. Staying hydrated is important for everyone. This is especially true if you’re spending a long time in hot weather or have certain medical problems, such as diabetes or a heart condition.
The way the healthcare system is today, people get treated for illnesses after they get sick. Now, there’s a different way to care for people: treating them before they get sick. This is known as preventative care. Read More.
What’s Being Done to Stop It
Opioids are a kind of drug that is used to relieve pain. They can be prescribed by doctors, but many patients are becoming addicted, turning to the streets to buy them. Read More.
A managed care organization (MCO) is a group that provides healthcare benefits and services to qualified people on Medicaid. In Maryland, this is done through the HealthChoice Program, Maryland’s statewide managed care program. MCOs work with a network of doctors to ensure that the people on Medicaid have appropriate access to the healthcare they need. Read More.
Here are some go-to tips to keep your body happy and healthy while you are at work. Read More.
It’s that time of year again. The birds are singing; the air is warm …
… And allergies are alive and kicking.
Yes, that bane of existence known as allergy season is back. For many across the U.S., springtime signals the discomfort of watery eyes, a runny nose and sneezing fits that make you look as miserable as you feel. Hopefully, this season you won’t have to accept defeat in the battle against spring allergies. Instead, arm yourself with knowledge and fight the good fight with this blog: Read More.
At any given time, 31 million Americans suffer from low back pain. In fact, low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide and one of the most common reasons for missing work.
With so many people living with this troublesome condition, medication used to be the recommended first line of defense for treatment. That included everything from over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers like Tylenol® to muscle relaxants to opioid medications for pain relief. Read More.
Approximately six million children in the U.S. suffer from one or multiple food allergies, with peanuts being the most common—and deadliest—allergen (milk is second and shellfish is third*). As a result, it was recommended for many years by pediatricians and allergy specialists alike that babies and small children avoid all contact with peanuts. In fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) even went so far as to advise pregnant women to stop eating peanuts during pregnancy and for all parents to keep peanuts off the plates of children starting solids.
During the winter season, as the temperature plummets and the aroma of sweet treats fills the air, it can be increasingly difficult to find ways to exercise and feel healthy.
Don’t sweat it though, we have a few ideas to help you stay healthy all winter long:
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JAI MEDICAL SYSTEMS IS ONE OF THE TOP-RATED MEDICAID HEALTH PLANS IN THE UNITED STATES, EARNING A 5 OUT OF 5 RATING FROM NCQA FOR 2016-2017.