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iStockphoto / nito100 A new study suggests that people who are unable to fit into the jeans they wore when they were 21-years-old are at risk of developing diabetes The same study found that people who can’t fit into those jeans but then reduct their BMI by losing a significant amou...


Want to jump straight to the quotes? Compare here and find the cheapest premium with the best coverage. Health insurance covers a wide range of treatments. Some policies even cover alternative treatments like acupuncture. It doesn’t cover medical marijuana, however. Learn more about medical mari...


Commercial health insurance markets in almost three-quarters (73%) of U.S. metropolitan statistical areas are highly concentrated, according to a report from the American Medical Association. Health insurance markets are increasingly controlled by just few insurers even though at a national le...


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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — He played one of the most iconic characters on the hit HBO show, "The Wire," but now the loss of Michael K. Williams is bringing attention to how addiction can impact us all. Williams suffered an overdose early this week, after struggling with substance abuse for years....


At 26, Samantha Talbot was already worried about her health. Continued stomach problems led her to seek medical help, with one doctor diagnosing her with irritable bowel syndrome and another with fatty liver disease. She had high cholesterol and markers for prediabetes. There was also concern about...


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CHARLOTTE — Wellcare, a leading national Medicare Advantage plan, and the Carolina Panthers announced today a multi-year partnership to help transform health in the Carolinas and their communities. Through the partnership, Wellcare and the Panthers will focus their efforts and local initiatives...


RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Wednesday is World Heart Day. The World Heart Federation recognizes the day with the hope of bringing awareness to prioritizing heart health. Cardiovascular disease is responsible for nearly half of non-communicable deaths. This makes it the number one killer and results in 18...


September 28, 2021 - 16:09 BST Bridie Wilkins Gogglebox star Izzi Warner took to Instagram with a photo alongside her children, and fans couldn't help but notice her weight loss. Gogglebox  star Izzi Warner took to Instagram with a photo alongside her two children earlier...


*Includes 22 hospitalizations in pediatric beds. **The total includes laboratory information provided to OSDH at the time of the report. Total counts may not reflect unique individuals. The purpose of publishing aggregated statistical COVID-19 data through the OSDH Dashboard, the Executive Order R...


Commercial health insurance markets in almost three-quarters (73%) of U.S. metropolitan statistical areas are highly concentrated, according to a report from the American Medical Association. Health insurance markets are increasingly controlled by just few insurers even though at a national le...


As Democrats grapple with if and how to trim the health care components of their reconciliation bill, they have two options: to slash the value or longevity of the benefits they've proposed, or force other industries to pay up. Why it matters: Democrats' original plan involved picking a fight excl...


U.S. employers had to help address the deficiencies in the U.S. health care system that emerged during the pandemic. Instead of retreating after the pandemic subsides, they should go on the offensive and play a more active role in shaping a better health care... For employers, health care during...