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Share of Cost, Preschool-Age Children Who Slept Less Were More Likely To Be Hyperactive And Inattentive; Possible Association With ADHD

Wednesday, Dec. 21st 2011 6:40 AM

Short sleep duration may contribute to the development or worsening of hyperactivity and inattention during early childhood, suggests a research abstract that will be presented Tuesday, June 14, in Minneapolis, Minn., at SLEEP 2011, the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS).

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Share of Cost Rx Discount Drug Card: Free to Consumers

Wednesday, Nov. 2nd 2011 3:52 PM

Get your FREE prescription drug discount card   You can save from 10% to 85% on the cost of both brand name and generic prescriptions immediately.

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How We Calculate the Out-of-Pocket Costs (OOPC) Data

Thursday, Mar. 31st 2011 6:43 AM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) used the events or incidents of health care usage reported by individual people with Medicare from the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS). Each person included in the MCBS self-reported their health status, and health care utilization. We also matched the reported use of health care to the individual claims history to make sure we included Medicare covered services as well as services not covered by Medicare. CMS combined 2005 and 2006 MCBS data to create statistically valid and reliable cost estimates. Data from both years was combined to create a nationally representative cohort of people with Medicare.

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Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own

Tuesday, Feb. 8th 2011 8:01 AM
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Michigan’s eligibility requirements. These benefits are intended to provide temporary income as unemployed workers seek new employment.

General Program Requirements

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Results Vary With Different Meditation Techniques

Wednesday, Aug. 18th 2010 6:47 AM

As doctors increasingly prescribe meditation to patients for stress-related disorders, scientists are gaining a better understanding of how different techniques from Buddhist, Chinese, and Vedic traditions produce different results…

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Women In Their 50s More Prone To PTSD Than Men

Tuesday, Aug. 17th 2010 3:47 PM

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) rates peak in women later than they do in men. Researchers writing in BioMed Central’s open access journal Annals of General Psychiatry found that men are most vulnerable to PTSD between the ages of 41 and 45 years, while women are most vulnerable at 51 to 55…

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