Health Insurance

Cities Where More Folks Are Getting Health Insurance Coverage

Many US cities are seeing more and more of their residents getting health insurance coverage.  In case you live in one of these areas already, or are thinking about moving to them, it's good to know that these places are seeing health coverage growth: Laredo, Texas Santa Fe, New Mexico Madera, California Salem, Oregon ... More

Middle Class Families Deal with Rising Health Care Costs

As health care costs are increasing, middle class families are trying to confront how things are will be changing. A turbulent market leads to higher costs, of course, too. According to The New York Times, “Consumers here at first did not believe the health insurance premiums they saw when they went shopping for coverage this month on ... More

Fewer Children Have Health Insurance Today

Health insurance is a big stress for many people, especially parents. And today, less children have health insurance coverage than in past years. Many kids lost coverage when CHIP renewal was up for debate in 2017. And while some were able to get their insurance back, that wasn't the case for every kid. Last year saw 3.9 million kids ... More

Health Insurance Facts You Didn’t Know

When looking for a health insurance plan, there are a few things you'll need to keep in mind to make sure you don't pick the wrong one. Here are a few tips to keep in mind. Learn what coinsurance means before you pick a plan. FIgure out how and what your out-of-pocket maximums are. Distinguish between the in-network and out-of... More

Plan Network Providers

Before deciding on a health plan, check to see their network requirements. Some plans demand that you see an in-network provider only, and that can be very limiting. Examine their providers list to be sure that you have enough options that are convenient for you if you need to see a doctor, a specialist, and which hospitals you can go to. ... More

Teach Yourself not to Overeat

Many often skip breakfast, saying that it's because they are too busy. But, doing this one innocent thing has a lot of impact to how your day will go. When skipping meals it becomes much easier to overeat because your hunger goes out of control. Therefore it is important to snack during the day but choose your foods wisely. Regardless, snacks ... More

Five Tips for a Healthy Life

Creating a healthy lifestyle is not as hard as some may think. It does involve some preparation and thought, but it is definitely doable. Make it a habit to be active maintain a healthy body weight eat a variety of foods and plenty of fruits and vegetables watch your portion sizes and eat regularly do not eat too much ... More

Healthy Beginnings

The Marketplace website shares some tips and guidelines for overall health. First, maintaining a healthy lifestyle wherever you go is important, whether you are to work, home, or out and about. Another crucial aspect is to be on top of your health and go to any recommended screenings or appointment. If you have health information and ... More

What to do After an Appointment

When you leave the doctor's office, go over the instructions you were given and act upon them. Check in the pharmacy to collect any prescriptions you were given, and take them as directed. If you were told to schedule a follow-up visit, pick up the phone and do that. When you get your medical bill, go over it and pay it. If you have any ... More

Happy Aging

In the health community they say that getting older and doing it in a healthy way involves more than just eating well and staying physically active. It is also important to be good to yourself, in many different ways. Some examples are being social and surrounding yourself with pleasant people, getting enough sleep, and keeping in touch with ... More