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Whether you have lost your health insurance or simply want a better deal on coverage, here is some good news: Under a Covid-19 stimulus bill Congress passed in March, many people who buy Affordable Care Act plans can qualify for premiums that are cheaper—or even free. It is important to act fast be...


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The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence by Jessica Lahey. (Photo courtesy of Jessica Lahey) Any one who has struggled with addiction, or knows someone who has, will tell you they’re terrified by the thought of their children going through the same struggl...


July 7, 2021 -- Kevin Gendreau, MD, a weight loss doctor at Southcoast Health in Fall River, MA, lets patients know that he was once obese. He says this knowledge inspires and motivates them to lose weight. After dropping 125 pounds over 18 months, “I can relate to their binges, hardships, and...


Anyone who received unemployment in 2021 could qualify for cheaper or no-cost health insurance through the federally run marketplace, starting this month. Since July 1, people can find lower-cost plans that save them money on premiums and out-of-pocket costs, such as deductibles and co-pays, if...


Vermont Business Magazine The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) issued decisions Thursday requiring Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) and MVP Health Plan, Inc. (MVP) to lower the premiums they sought to charge individuals and families for health insurance in 2022. BCBSVT r...


St. Louis (KSDK) – A doctor says a simple set of X-rays shows the difference getting vaccinated against COVID-19 can make. Side by side, there’s a clear distinction. A lot of white in a lung X-ray shows the virus is taking over. More black means the lungs are healthier. “The lungs are supposed to...


WEDNESDAY, July 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Here's a reason to not feel guilty about drinking a glass of wine every evening: A new study suggests that people who drink moderately may have lower risks for both heart attack and stroke than teetotalers — even when they have a history of heart issues...


Trout enjoy water that contains methamphetamine – could this lead to them loitering around sewage pipes? A Around 269 million people worldwide use drugs each year. Often forgotten in this story is a problem of basic biology. What goes in must come out. Sewers are inundated with drugs that are e...


With help from the American Rescue Plan and an extended sign-up period, millions are enrolling for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, and many are getting covered for $10 or less per month.  As that special enrollment period comes to an end Aug. 15, Shannon Cornelius, health just...


IndyStar is making this story free as a public service. Please support our journalism with a subscription. Yes, the COVID-19 vaccines are really free. Months after the rollout, with millions of doses administered across the country, there are still concerns that the vaccine...


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In the wake of Sunday’s merger between Thompson Knight and Holland Knight, a group of seven Thompson Knight health care regulatory and litigation lawyers have moved to Bracewell in Dallas and Houston, citing insurmountable client conflicts at the combined firm. The team includes health care prac...


Lisa Drayer is a nutritionist, an author and a CNN health and nutrition contributor. (CNN)While people may assume only those who are overweight have to worry about the impact of a fatty heart, the reality is that thin people can also have this sometimes life-threatening condition. Exces...


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