Only 2 percent of Americans who retire do so with a dental insurance plan, adding to the overall decline in oral health care.
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2 percent: Only 2 percent of Americans who retire do so with a dental insurance plan, adding to the overall decline in oral health care. Transportation issues, mobility limitations, fear of dentists, and lack of awareness of available oral health services also contribute to the problem.
To achieve the most value from your Medicare Part D plan, make sure to take your medications as prescribed, use generic medications when clinically appropriate, ask about home delivery and take advantage of the free preventative screening and vaccinations under Medicare Part B.
A new study shows that by looking at brain activity, it may be possible to see whether or not you're thinking about numbers. When patients were seeing, thinking or talking without a script, it seemed that the natural activation in the parietal lobe tended to occur right before they said something quantitative, according to a CNN Health report.