The MedMattress Journal

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Understanding the Differences of FSA, HSA & HRA Accounts

Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) can be great cost-savings tools. FSA and HSA accounts are funded by individuals while employers fund HRA accounts. These accounts allow money to be set aside on a pre-tax basis to pay for qualified medical expenses such as deductibles, prescriptions, and equipment/supplies.  […]

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How to Clean a Wet Mattress Easily

Accidents happen from time to time.  It is important to know how to clean a wet mattress quickly and easily. Coffee or juice can be spilled on your mattress or rainwater from a leaky roof could get it wet. Pets and young children may wet the bed. Hurricanes or floods can leave the mattress soaking […]

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How to Treat Bedsores

What are Bedsores? Bedsores, or pressure ulcers, are common injuries associated with individuals who are immobile or have limited mobility. These injuries are a product of prolonged pressure on a sensitive area of skin such as the tailbone, hips and ankles. MedMattress.com offers two types of mattresses that either prevent or treat bedsores. A MedPrevention […]

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Don’t Cry Over Soiled Sheets – Choose a HomeCare Incontinence Mattress!

  They say that the only things certain in life are death, taxes… and bedwetting?  Even though 9 in 10 children believe that they’re the only ones wetting the bed, bedwetting is something that all children and parents deal with.  In the United States, 5 to 7 million kids wet the bed some or most […]

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FDA Cautions for Inspection on Healthcare Mattress Covers

The FDA has brought recent attention to the importance of frequent examination and replacement of medical bed mattress covers for healthcare professionals. With over 458 reports received in the past two years by the FDA, the concern of increased infection risk in hospital beds is being addressed. While mattress covers present a great cost-effective solution […]

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7 Tips for Students to get the Best Sleep Possible
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7 Tips for Students to get the Best Sleep Possible

When you rush off to college for the first time, you are never quite prepared for the rapid life changes and adjustments you need to make. It can be a much harsher transition than the average first year student has prepared for. The mix of anxiety about all of the new things you’re experiencing, the […]

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4 Leading Benefits of Memory Foam Mattresses

Memory foam mattresses have gained a lot of customers and received positive feedback over the years for both medical and luxury purposes. While memory foam has earned satisfaction ratings of roughly 80%, many potential buyers are skeptical of switching to memory foam for the first time. Hesitation often stems from users being accustomed to sleeping […]

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Fluid Proof Mattress Covers Reduce Patient Infection Risk

A press release from the FDA is a vital reminder of the importance of purchasing fluid proof medical mattresses and replacing them regularly. The press release states that many medical mattress covers failed to prevent fluids from leaking into many patient mattresses. Patients are then at a higher risk of infection if they come in […]

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6 Factors That Disrupt Sleep
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6 Environmental Factors That Disrupt Sleep

Many people have trouble obtaining a restful night’s sleep. While many people look to internal factors as being the culprit, the problem is often external. Once you and your doctor have excluded any sleep disorders as the problem, an easy next step is to consider the following external factors: Eliminate Any Light: Even the smallest amount […]

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