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Nearly Medicare age but still working? Here’s what to know about health insurance choice Sept. 9, 2021 This paid piece is sponsored by Avera Health. One sign that you’re reaching age 65 is a firehose of envelopes and fliers about Medicare filling your mailbox. “It starts when you turn 6...



close 01/7 Read to know how he went from fat to fit by following a healthy diet and lifestyle! Poor meal timings, little exercise and a job that made him attend parties regularly made Rahul Sharma a victim of obesity. Soon enough, it started to cause many health complications. When the 3...


CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Throughout the month of September on Action Ten News First at Four, we're speaking with local experts about health insurance. Last week the subject was coverage thru the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare. Today, Andy Liscano speaks with a local insurance professional about...


One evening in July of 2020, a woman named Kathryn went to the hospital in excruciating pain. A 32-year-old psychology grad student in Michigan, Kathryn lived with endometriosis, an agonizing condition that causes uterine-like cells to abnormally develop in the wrong places. Menstruation prompt...


As many in the community may have heard, the team at Western Slope Cardiology (WSC) decided to close their practice in August 2021. With this change, the team also decided that it is in the best interest of the practice and the larger Western Slope community to transition their existing practice...


I lost 70 pounds in eight months and enjoyed some delicious snacks along the way.  I love turning bananas into "Snickers" and making strawberry-cheesecake-inspired yogurt bowls.  Low-calorie jalapeno poppers, apple nachos, and lime grapes are also some of my favorite snacks.  Loading Somethi...


Vice President Harris Outlines How Build Back Better Lowers Health Care Costs, Announces 2.5 Million Americans Signed Up for Health Insurance Ahead of Aug. 15 Deadline Like President Biden, Vice President Harris believes that health care is a right, not a privilege. Together, they promised t...


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 8, 2021 Contact: Chelsea Wuth, 517-241-2112 LANSING, Mich. -- The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are declaring September as Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, and joining with community networks to celebra...



Mark Mohan Kaggwa Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda Correspondence: Mark Mohan Kaggwa Email [email protected] Abstract: Addiction disorders/substance use disorders (SUD) are on the rise. However, many mental health care...


Increasing stress is a major cause, and nowadays COVID-19 could trigger thrombosis in the main artery | Photo credit: Pixabay  Key Highlights Sudden cardiac deaths in adults may also have underlying genetic causes such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Heart attack risk in the young...


Name: Lauren Caldwell Age: 33 Hometown: Saint Charles, Missouri Occupation: Client Relationship Manager Time Cycling: 10+ years Start Weight: 270 pounds End Weight: 165 pounds Reason for Cycling: Cycling has transformed me both physically and mentally. It has given me back my strength, con...


Fast Facts Since 2014, millions of Americans have purchased health insurance through exchanges—or marketplaces—established under the Affordable Care Act. Our investigators posed as people with pre-existing conditions seeking health insurance to test if sales representatives listed on healt...


health insurance Until you can go on Medicare, you’ll need health insurance on your own, and of course that can be pricey. Subsidies through the Affordable Care Act can be a big help, but you need to manage your income to qualify. Here are three tips to help make that happen. Rising health c...