Get a flu shot — not the flu

Now is the time to protect yourself against the flu by getting your flu vaccine before flu season hits full force. Medicare covers the flu vaccination, along with many other preventive-health services. People with Medicare can get the flu shot at no cost to them. There’s no coinsurance, copayment or deductible. Keep in mind that […]

New invisible hearing device stands up to the demands of an active lifestyle

Not surprisingly, most people seeking hearing solutions from Mark Payne, doctor of audiology of Marshall ENT and Hearing Center in Placerville want a discreet hearing device that people won’t notice. Nearly half of them take that request a bit further — they want an invisible one. “With the incredible advances in technology and design, patients […]