Could Hearing Loss Be Linked To Diabetes?

Are you an individual living with diabetes and hearing loss? In 1999 researchers set out to determine if diabetes might affect the neural system of the inner ear, leading to hearing impairment. During studies conducted between 1999 and 2004, clinical evidence supported an association between diabetes and hearing impairment. Hearing impairment was more prevalent among.. read more →

Exercise: Doctor’s Orders

We’ve all heard it before: exercise is good for the mind, body and soul and if we want to live a healthy life we MUST work out. New studies continue to prove that theory to be true, especially in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy for prostate cancer. Today many doctors are prescribing moderate-intensity exercise activity in.. read more →

What to consider when searching for a healthcare plan.

Enrolling in a new healthcare plan is tricky. There are plenty of questions you should be asking before signing on the dotted line. A few key topics to ask about when searching for the right plan include: Are my prescriptions still covered and if so, what will my co-pay be? If you are forced to.. read more →

October is here! Break out the pink and get involved!

National Breast Cancer Awareness month is here, and the need for awareness keeps growing. Many people think getting involved means giving a monetary donation, which goes a long way. However, donations can also be made in the form of time, support, items or just a helping a helping hand. If you’ve always wanted to get.. read more →

Men, Did You Know This Month Is All About You?

Every third Sunday in June we celebrate the father figures in our lives. Did you know we should be reaching out to them for the entire month? Congress has declared the month of June to be National Men’s Health Month, spotlighting the week before Father’s Day as National Men’s Health Week.  “The purpose of Men’s.. read more →

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Have You Had Your Free Screening?

Have you been leaving behind that winter coat a lot more lately and enjoying a few extra hours of daylight in the evenings? That can only mean one thing – the summer season is upon us. As we spend more time outdoors, we need to remember one other vital wardrobe accessory – sunscreen. This is.. read more →

Welcome to the POC Blog Spot

Welcome to the new Points of Care Blog spot. Here you can find recent articles and information on recent health studies, news on healthcare and prescription medications from around the web. We’ll also keep you up to date on what’s new with Points of Care. As a brand of Universal Rx, Points of Care has.. read more →