New Study Puts Processed Meats in Same Category as Smoking The World Health Organization (WHO) has just released a study which stated that processed meats can increase your chances of getting colorectal cancer by as much as 18 percent. The term processed meats is referring to meat that is processed by means of curing, salting,… Continue Reading ›

The latest Open Enrollment Period (OEP), the nation’s third, is going very well. In fact, the Obama administration now predicts as many as 14.7 million ACA enrollees by the end of 2016. The previous year’s estimates only predicted 9.1 million enrollees. However, recent research suggests that few uninsured Americans are aware of upcoming enrollment deadlines… Continue Reading ›

When you’re shopping for health insurance, understanding the terms can make it difficult to choose the right policy for your needs. This is especially true when it comes to deductibles. Aside from the dollar amount, what’s the difference between a high-deductible and low-deductible insurance plan? How do you decide which type of plan meets your… Continue Reading ›

What Science Says About Running After Hip Replacement Surgery This is a question with no right or wrong answer unfortunately, and it primarily depends on varying individual factors as to what type of answer you might receive from your doctor. Typically in a laboratory setting, testing is carried out by exposing the prosthesis to clinically… Continue Reading ›

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), all Americans must purchase an approved health insurance plan every year. This requirement applies to residents in states with their own exchanges and those relying on the federally facilitated Marketplace. Generally, the sign-up process is conducted during the annual Open Enrollment Period (OEP), which runs from Nov. 1, 2015… Continue Reading ›

Making a List and Checking it Twice Planning a trip or vacation takes preparation if you want your trip to be stress free and a simple, a packing list can make all the difference in how your vacation gets started. The sinking feeling of realizing as you’re walking down the boarding ramp that you forgot… Continue Reading ›