Medicare Auction Will Likely Face Severe Difficulties

Main Category: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP
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Article Date: 06 Jun 2012 – 0:00 PDT

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Medicare’s new method for buying medical supplies and equipment – everything from wheelchairs and hospital beds to insulin shots and oxygen tanks – is doomed to face severe difficulties, according to a new study by Caltech researchers.

Osteoarthritis Patients May Benefit From Drinking Tart Cherry Juice

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Main Category: Arthritis / Rheumatology
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Article Date: 01 Jun 2012 – 10:00 PDT

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Tart cherries have the highest anti-inflammatory content of any food, according to researchers, and may help individuals suffering from osteoarthritis manage their disease.

The study, conducted by researchers from Oregon Health and Science University, involved 20 women aged 40-70 with inflammatory osteoarthritis. The study was presented May 30th at the American College of Sports Medicine Conference (ACSM) in San Francisco, California.

Tart Cherries May Help Millions Reduce Inflammation To Manage Pain, According To New Research

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Article Date: 01 Jun 2012 – 0:00 PDT

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Tart cherries may help reduce chronic inflammation, especially for the millions of Americans suffering from debilitating joint pain and arthritis, according to new research from Oregon Health Science University presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Conference (ACSM) in San Francisco, Calif.1 In fact, the researchers suggest tart cherries have the “highest anti-inflammatory content of any food” and can help people with osteoarthritis manage their disease.