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Arlington Health Insurance Health Insurance Arlington Arlington Health Insurance Agent Group Health Insurance Arlington Health Insurance Arlington Arlington health insurance agents say that the uninsured rates didn’t spike in recent months, though those num...


Anyone who knows us as the duo behind The Chubby Vegetarian and sees us on Instagram plucking a perfectly cooked pizza from the oven or harvesting pounds of vegetables from our various garden patches may not realize that we often struggle to get into and maintain heart-healthy shape. A restart was...


When it comes to diet and health, especially losing weight, most of the focus has been on what you eat and how much you’re eating. While eating fewer calories than you’re taking in is key to weight loss, another important factor is how you eat – such as how many times you eat a day. In recent years...


Aleksandar Bojkovic/500px Vitamin D has been linked to reducing your risk of colorectal (or colon) cancer, according to new research in the journal Gastroenterology. Foods high in vitamin D include salmon, cheese, fortified dairy products, beef liver, and egg yolks. While si...


Three former National Football League (NFL) players have pleaded guilty for their roles in a nationwide scheme to defraud a health care benefit program for retired NFL players. A total of 15 defendants have pleaded guilty in connection with this scheme. Clinton Portis, 40, of Fort Mill, South Car...


Health insurance rates are going up in Connecticut again – though not by as much as insurance carriers had hoped. According to Connecticut Insurance Department Commissioner Andrew N. Mais, rate increase requests in the individual market were reduced from the requested 8.6%, resulting in an averag...


Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death among men and women globally. A major cause of heart disease is silent systemic inflammation. Chronic inflammation is associated with cardiovascular disease more than anything else. Some of the root causes of heart disease and inflammation are...


September has been declared Alcohol and Drug Recovery Month by The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, according to an MDHHS release. They are joining with community networks to celebrate recovery and raise awareness of recovery-oriented systems of car...


EAU CLAIRE (WQOW) - In recognition of National Recovery Month this September, experts are sharing ways you or your loved one can start your journey to recovery from addiction. Eau Claire Sober Living Executive Director, Michelle Markquart, said addiction is anything you're using to try and avoid p...


Logos of CVS and Aetna are displayed on a monitor above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Summary Related documents Insurer required LGBT+ people to pay for treatment out of pocket before...


In this summer's Delta variant surge, California has succeeded in being one of just three states to no longer be in the "high" transmission category for COVID-19, along with Vermont and Connecticut. Much like the California Department of Public Health's former color-tier categorizations, the...



VANCOUVER, Wash. — A new addiction treatment clinic has opened in an unlikely location and it's helping people battling a substance use disorder to break down some time-sensitive barriers in the way of their recovery. Ideal Option, a group of national treatment centers that includes sites in Ore...


Welcome to the MOVE for Heart Health! program. If you have no history of cardiovascular disease but have issues with weight and blood pressure or cholesterol, we are here to help! MOVE for Heart Health program is a new program that is only available at Northport VAMC All participants will at...


5 best diets for weight loss 1. Intermittent fasting Intermittent fasting is a dietary strategy that involves periods of eating and fasting spread throughout the day or week. The most popular methods include the 16/8 method and the 5:2 method: 16/8 method: Involves fasting for 16 hours and res...