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Health Insurance Coverage For Mental Health Problems Still Lags : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image The best help for patients struggling with addiction, eating disorders or other mental health problems sometimes includes intensive therapy, the evidence shows. But many patients still have trouble getting their health insurers to cover needed mental health treatment. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images Amanda Bacon’s… Read More »

Five habits that can harm your hearing health

Looking for another reason to break all those bad health habits you’ve been accumulating? These five bad habits in particular are all linked to hearing loss: Nicotine restricts blood flow to the ears,potentially damaging delicate ear cells. Nicotine restricts blood flow to the ears, potentially damaging delicate ear cells. The more you smoke, the greater the risk… Read More »