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Southeastern Pennsylvania residents looking to buy individual insurance plans through Pennsylvania’s state-run online marketplace this fall are expected to have a new choice for 2022 coverage. Cigna, which already sells group plans to businesses and Medicare Advantage plans in the area, filed to se...


The War On Drugs And Race President Nixon launched the War on Drugs campaign in the 1970s, with a legacy that still exists today. The campaign attempted to bring attention and awareness to the impact drugs have had on the American people. Arguably, benefits such as Nixon’s signing of the Control...


TOPS Chapter 0572 TOPS Chapter 0572 has extended invitation to join the weight loss and wellness support group. The first meeting is free. Weekly meetings include private weigh-ins and programs on nutrition, exercise and healthy lifestyles. The club meets every 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Ch...


BOZEMAN — Health insurance is already a complex topic, but when you throw in COVID and a pandemic there can be even more questions, especially pertaining to cost. One question that has arisen is if unvaccinated people could see higher costs than vaccinated people. “I don’t think health insurance...


Employers are considering raising health insurance premiums for employees who don't get a coronavirus vaccine. Unvaccinated workers may be paying up to $50 more from their paychecks for health insurance, CBS MoneyWatch first reported. Companies across industries have been exploring ways to incen...



close 01/9 From healthy grains, protein-rich snacks and strength training workouts, here's all that she did to get her life on track and lose 20 kilos! 29-year-old Jasleen Kaur put on a lot of weight after college and got diagnosed with PCOS and Hashimoto's disease. She was advised lifelon...


Typhoid Mary was nothing compared to “COVID Carl.” Mary could not know that she was placing others at risk of infection. Carl, deliberately refusing free vaccination against a lethal disease, cannot plead ignorance.  With COVID-19 infections surging, hospitals and medical staffs in many locations...


Former health insurance executive Wendell Potter heavily criticized the disparities in care following a new report that ranks the U.S. last in health care among the richest countries despite spending the most. "I thought with the Affordable Care Act being passed we would see some change,...


This spring and summer, more than 2 million Americans have already flocked to the health insurance marketplaces in their states, enticed by larger health insurance subsidies during a one-time special enrollment period (SEP). This SEP was created to address the COVID-19 pandemic and allow people to...



FARGO — Sanford Health’s projections for the delta-driven surge of the coronavirus suggest the building wave could place area hospitals under strains similar to those that overwhelmed medical centers in states like Louisiana and Florida. Recently, Sanford’s Fargo hospitals have been operating at or...


Will your vaccination status impact customer premiums? It's a question many have had as talks of vaccine mandates swirl around both governments and places of business. We reached out to several insurance companies in the area to see whether or not vaccination status would impact their customers'...


Southeastern Pennsylvania residents looking to buy individual insurance plans through Pennsylvania’s state-run online marketplace this fall are expected to have a new choice for 2022 coverage. Cigna, which already sells group plans to businesses and Medicare Advantage plans in the area, filed to se...