Improve Your Respiratory Health

Your respiratory health is crucial to your overall health, yet many people neglect this system. This week is respiratory care week, so take a look at your lung health. With just a few simple improvements, you’ll take a big step … Read More....

Medicare Fall Open Enrollment

Fall Open Enrollment is here. At this time you can change your Medicare coverage for the coming year to better meet your needs. You can do this by joining a new Medicare Advantage Plan or by joining a new stand-alone … Read More....

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Did You Know?

According to Breastcancer.org, all women are at risk for breast cancer. Research estimates that 1 in 8 or nearly 12 percent of women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer at some time in their lives. Read … Read More....

Is Amazon Setting its Sights on the Healthcare Industry?

Chances are that when you’re shopping for gadgets, home décor or a number of other products, you turn to Amazon.com. The billion dollar e-retailer offers everything from textbooks to groceries and much more, but what about your prescription medication? It … Read More....

Hearing Loss Prevention: Don’t Wait Until it’s Too Late

Can you imagine a world without hearing? Unfortunately, many of us take our hearing for granted until it’s too late. While there are devices that can help with hearing loss, once you cause noise damage to your hearing, it is … Read More....

10 Illegal Medigap Practices

Are you or a loved one nearing Medicare age? A Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policy, sold by private companies, can help pay some of the health care costs that original Medicare doesn’t cover. This includes copayments, coinsurance and deductibles. Some … Read More....

Do You Understand Health Insurance as Well as You Think?

Here’s something you probably won’t find surprising: Americans still struggle with understanding health insurance.

In a survey recently at Carnegie Mellon University, 202 people with employer-sponsored health insurance were given a brief quiz. They were asked to define four basic … Read More....

Dark Chocolate: A Sweet Way to Heart Health

Do you like chocolate? Your answer was probably yes, but did you know chocolate can be a player in a heart-healthy diet? Celebrate International Chocolate Day by learning how dark chocolate can have a big impact on keeping your heart … Read More....

How to Avoid Back to School Germs

Whether your children are preparing for their first day back to school or are going back to campus for another semester, avoiding germs should be on the top of their minds. Classrooms and campuses are hotspots for germ that can … Read More....

A New Way to Protect Dementia Sufferers!

In 2015, an estimated 47 million people were diagnosed with dementia. Sadly, that number is expected to increase to 75 million by the year 2030. Dementia is an overall term that describes a range of symptoms, including chronic disorders of … Read More....