Innovative Solutions to Manage Chronic Diseases

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Technolgical Advancements in the Medical Field

According to the National Health Council, 45% of people in the United States have at least one chronic disease, which accounts for 7 out of every 10 deaths. Thanks to advancements in the medical field, many of these diseases are being addressed with new technologies. One new advancement uses your own body’s healing mechanisms to help jump start the healing process for those suffering from chronic wounds. We’re also addressing COPD, which is ranked as the third leading cause of death in the United States behind heart disease and cancer. Thanks to new neutralizer delivery systems, patients are able to breathe a little easier. Finally we’re covering the addiction crisis affecting over 20 million Americans with medically assisted treatment to help opioid dependents. All this and more on the latest Access Health!