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Proof of household income needed before elective surgery?

Proof of household income needed before elective surgery?

Depends: Do you have insurance? If so, what is your copay for elective surgery. Is the surgery cosmetic in nature? If so, you will need to pay up front. If you don't have any insurance, the hospital will want to see what your resources are in order to help you develop a payment plan that is reasonable and fair. Good luck! ...Read more

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For single mom how much is your total household income per year?

For single mom how much is your total household income per year?

I'M NOT SURE I AM: Qualified to answer this question. If you are looking for local, state or countr average, a government agency may do this for you. Or simply google it. ...Read more

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What to put under "household income" if separated at doctor's office?

What to put under "household income" if separated at doctor's office?

Just your own but?: Your income or household income should not be a factor in your medical care. It is fair to ask you about health insurance, but, about your income. Is suggestive that the dr. May recommend costlier treatment if your income is great. Treatment options and costs should all be presented to the patient irrespective of income. Could be a factor in considering another dr. ...Read more

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Why is child obesity more common in lower income families than in higher income households?

Why is child obesity more common in lower income families than in higher income households?

Cheap food: Many reasons: cheap food is one. Salmon is $11.99 a pound and most fast food places have a "dollar menu." exercise is one: higher ses families can afford sports/lessons/gym/etc. Knowledge is one: an understanding of the problem and the education to know that prevention is vip. There are many more, I am sure, but not much room here... ...Read more

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How can I get my kids to do household chores without pay?

How can I get my kids to do household chores without pay?

Define pay: I find many parents fall into the routine of providing optional favors to their kids because they are expected. Transporting them to practice is optional, since they could get a ride from a friend, or just not go. Signing off on a school trip is optional, since they could stay behind and read in the library.Teaching them to value your time and pay you back (chores) takes practice but is worth it. ...Read more

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What common household hazards for infants?

What common household hazards for infants?

Hundreds: There is no sense guessing without a lot more information . Please contact your primary care provider to see how this applies to you. ...Read more

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What happens when you inhale household cleaners?

What happens when you inhale household cleaners?

Variable: depending on what the cleaner is, the amount of ventilation and what it is mixed with. ...Read more

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How can you treat a wound using household items?

How can you treat a wound using household items?

Superfast healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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For pure aesthetics, how much should I spend of my discretionary income?

For pure aesthetics, how much should I spend of my discretionary income?

What you can afford: This is a great question but with no answer. This comes down to what you can afford. If you need help to set a budget there are a variety of resources but aesthetics are hardly an essential item unless your career depends on it and what takes priority in your life. Excellent skin care can be accomplished with relatively modest means. ...Read more

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What kills ebola off of household surfaces?

What kills ebola off of household surfaces?

Ebola: "Ebolavirus is susceptible to 3% acetic acid, 1% glutaraldehyde, alcohol-based products, & dilutions (1:10-1:100 for ?10 minutes) of 5.25% household bleach (sodium hypochlorite), and calcium hypochlorite (bleach powder)48 49 50 62 63. The WHO recommendations for cleaning up spills of blood or body fluids suggest flooding the area with a 1:10 dilutions of 5.25% household bleach for 10 minutes for > ...Read more

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What's a good, safe household lubricant to use?

What's a good, safe household lubricant to use?

Personal lubricant: There are dozens of personal lubricants available at the drugstore. Our patients like ky, astroglide, replens and divine 9. Saliva and water are the most natural. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight if I have a limited income?

How can I lose weight if I have a limited income?

Diet & Exercise: Take in less calories than you burn is the simple equation that works every time. Your doctor can help you get started. ...Read more

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What's the best way to end jock itch with household items?

What's the best way to end jock itch with household items?

Household items??: There are many over-the-counter options for treatment of jock itch, and they can be found at your local drugstore. But there are other disorders that look like jock itch. If one of the over-the-counter jock itch creams doesn't control it, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Are there any household items I can use instead of vibrator?

Are there any household items I can use instead of vibrator?

A Google Search: Bath faucet pool or hot tub jets hand-held shower head cucumber chinese meditation balls electric toothbrush gillette razor power neutrogena wave power-cleanser exfoliation machine back massager tickle me elmo pastry brushes and spatulas waching machine stereo speaker - woofer preferred vibrating lint brush vibrating cell phone apps {ie: myvibe} the fifi {men's toy} couch cushion for the pushin. ...Read more

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What type of herbs are useful insect repellents for a household?

What type of herbs are useful insect repellents for a household?

Neem, soybeacalendul: Soybean oil, meme oil , and citronella are herbal or plant products which have insect repellant properties. ...Read more

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Does anyone know of any household foods that can help with constapation?

Does anyone know of any household foods that can help with constapation?

May use... : There are several natural products a person can use for constipation including dried plum, dried apricot, green vegetable, all bran fiber cereal, increased water intake, avoidance of junk food, reduction of greasy products and increase activity like jogging. A person with a healthy bowel habits usually has 1-2 bowel movement every day. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some common household tips to cure common cold?

Could you tell me what are some common household tips to cure common cold?

No cure needed.: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Am very stressed over drop in income and wonder what is the average salary now?

Am very stressed over drop in income and wonder what is the average salary now?

US average =$47,000: The average us salary/income is about $47, 000 for the 2011/12 survey. It is indeed a difficult time for many and more people are living under poverty level since the recession hits us 3-4 yrs ago. I suggest finding ways to reduce nonessential spending--tv/cable/phone, energy cost for home (winterize the house), club membership etc...Talk to parents/financial planner for help. Good luck. ...Read more