U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates struck down a small business health insurance plan supported by the Trump administration. The judge indicated that association health plans were designed as an “end-run” around the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This was the second decision in a week striking two efforts by Republicans to change major components… Continue Reading ›

Since 2016, Tennessee Has Dropped Insurance for Over 100,000 Children Tennessee parents are discovering that their children may have been dropped from two state government insurance programs in the Volunteer State: TennCare and CoverKids. It’s estimated that at least 128,000 children were removed from the programs over the past three years and many of them… Continue Reading ›

Breastfeeding your new baby can be both rewarding and nerve-wracking. While the physical and mental benefits of breastfeeding encourage many moms to shun the bottle for the boob, things don’t always go as planned. One of the major obstacles many new moms face is being unsure of whether they’re making enough milk. Unlike with formula… Continue Reading ›

The Justice Department, acting on behalf of President Trump and his administration, recently announced that it supported declaring the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional – an unexpected move even among Republican lawmakers.  Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and others close to him appear to have convinced President Trump that he may be… Continue Reading ›

A little over a year before radical patriots met in a hot room in Philadelphia to ratify the Declaration of Independence, war broke out between the American Colonies and Britain at the Battle of Lexington and Concord. The “shot heard ‘round the world” in April 1775 marked a turning point for the country and the… Continue Reading ›

Whether you’re fresh out of school and starting your career or you finally landed a job that includes full benefits, getting your first health insurance policy can feel like a big step into adulthood – and kind of overwhelming at the same time. There’s nothing like the peace of mind that comes with knowing you… Continue Reading ›

If you’re someone who struggles with anxiety or depression, you’ve probably had countless well-meaning people tell you that you’d feel better if you’d just improve your diet and get more exercise. While both healthy eating and fitness activities can improve mood, they’re not the only tools that you can use for addressing your mental health… Continue Reading ›

More than 700,000 Americans will suffer a heart attack this year. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the majority of heart attack sufferers will experience this situation for the first time while 210,000 of them will have already gone through a cardiovascular episode. All in all, heart disease claims the lives… Continue Reading ›