Tag Archives: Reduce

Community Oncology Alliance proposes value-based alternative payment model to reduce costs

The Community Oncology Alliance has submitted an ambitious value-based reform model to improve quality, reduce costs and provide additional cancer care services to patients and caregivers. Known as the “OCM 2.0,” the detailed plan is an alternative payment model that was presented by COA to the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee, an advisory committee… Read More »

A 30 minute walk may reduce blood pressure by as much as medication

A morning walk can help lower blood pressureErik Isakson/Getty By New Scientist Staff and Press Association Just 30 minutes of exercise every morning may be as effective as medication at lowering blood pressure for the rest of the day. A study found that a short burst of treadmill walking each morning had long-lasting effects, and there were further… Read More »

Reduce The Risk For Developing Advanced Macular Degeneration

  If you want to decrease your risk for developing macular degeneration it is not necessary to buy high priced vitamin supplements. A group of European researchers has found that eating a Mediterranean diet decreases an individual’s risk of developing advanced macular degeneration by about 41% This diet provides an abundance of omega-3 fats acids,… Read More »

Worms help reduce waste

Have a think about what goes in your bin. According to Planet Ark, more than half the rubbish in there would be green waste and food scraps. In fact, we put more than 4.5m tonnes of food into landfill every year, which creates methane, a gas that contributes to climate change 25 times more than… Read More »