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Possible Alzheimer’s Breakthrough

There are many studies going on this very minute, desperately seeking to better treat, delay the onset and even prevent Alzheimer’s Disease. Roper St. Francis Healthcare in Charleston is participating in studies that may potentially produce groundbreaking results for the future of Alzheimer’s Disease. “The Alzheimer’s Association reports that nearly 6 million Americans are living […]

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Stem Cell Therapy: Safe and Effective for Relapsing MS

A recent study taking place in the US, UK, Sweden and Brazil proved Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HCST) to be a safe and effective treatment for people with a relapsing form of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). HSCT “is more effective at preventing disease progression compared to currently used disease-modifying therapies, according to the new study […]

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Social Security Benefits on the Rise

October’s release of inflation data from the Bureau of labor Statistics (BLS) was the last piece of the puzzle needed to determine the 2019 Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). For this reason, October is always an incredibly pivotal month for Social Security beneficiaries. Social Security benefits account for at least half of the monthly income […]

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Warning of Social Security and Medicare Fraud Issued by SSA

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is warning seniors for the fourth time this year about fraudulent communications targeting their Social Security and Medicare benefits. “In the old days, a con man would be good-looking, suave, well-dressed, well-spoken and presented themselves real well. Those days are gone because it’s not necessary. The people committing these crimes […]

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Ask These 9 Questions Before Hiring an SSD Lawyer

Hiring a lawyer to handle your Social Security Disability (SSD) case is a big decision. In South Carolina, most Social Security claims take more than a year to resolve, and some claims drag on for nearly a decade. During that time, you’ll need to place a lot of trust in your Social Security Disability lawyer. Before you sign a lawyer’s fee agreement, you should take some time and evaluate their qualifications as […]

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5 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer for Your SSD Claim

Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits provide an important safety net for hundreds of thousands of U.S. citizens who can’t work due to serious injuries or illnesses. Unfortunately, the process involved in applying for those benefits can be a stressful and intimidating one — so much so that many people turn back before they even start. […]

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Here’s What to Do When Your Social Security Disability Claim Is Denied

If you’ve been denied after filing a claim for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, you’re far from alone. In fact, most SSD claimants receive a notice of denial after filing a claim. Statistically speaking, the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies initial SSD claims at a rate of 65%, and reconsiderations (the initial stage of appeals) […]