How to Fix Social Security For Good

Introduction There is a financing shortfall when it comes to the social security program. Social Security's tax revenue and the trust fund reserves have promised to offer sufficient cash to pay out all benefits until the year 2033. After that, the trust fund will be exhausted and will have the ability only to pay 77 percent of the benefits...

3 Trends in Healthcare Consumer Expectations

Healthcare industries are not showing any signs of a slowdown in the near future. However, as healthcare consumer expectations continue to increase, healthcare experts, management, and personnel may find that they need to reformulate policies and procedures in order to adapt to new changes within the industry and to accommodate consumer demands. Some of the trends in...

5 Effective (but Unpleasant) Ways to Fix Social Security

Each year a projection is made by the trustee for the Social Security Trust Fund that uses past data to estimate when the promised benefits will no longer be able to be paid in full. The precise year changes, but it is widely believed that an accurate time frame for such to occur is between the years 2029 –...

5 Weight Loss Solutions that Actually Work

Featured Image courtesy of //www.facebook.com/xyngularcorp/ Health is one of the most popular topics of conversation, web searches, and media content today. In particular, weight loss is a common priority for many, and it is also a common struggle. So, what are some methods to lose weight that actually work? Counting Calories The concept here is simple, which may be what...

Obamacare Is Collapsing American Healthcare

The collapsing Obamacare health laws have had a major impact on the U.S. economy with individual spending more on health care and less on other aspects of their life, which has had a major impact on the entire economy of the nation. Among the problems being faced by the U.S. healthcare system is a shortage of healthcare workers and...

How Will The Republicans Replace Obamacare?

There are relatively few laws that passed during President Obama's administration that were as controversial as the Affordable Care Act. The Act, widely called ObamaCare, was a compromise that made few people happy. It was a step to close to universal healthcare for Republicans, yet a bill that was too far away from single-payer health care for Democrats. During...

5 Steps to Prevent Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries often cause permanent damage leading to a loss in strength, sensation, and bodily functions. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCIS), there are 17,000 new cases of spinal cord injury every year. The leading cause of spinal cord injury are vehicular accidents, but falls, violence, sports, and medical accidents also contribute to the...

Taking Care of Your Mind Through the Years

Getting old isn't easy, but it does beat the alternative. That being said, is there such a thing as aging gracefully? Rather than trying to age well, why not face it with a sense of exploration. You're in a new phase of life. It's time to learn new things. Risk Factors

What Your Frequent Migraines Might be a Sign Of

Those of us who suffer from migraines know just how painful and annoying they can be. Oftentimes, we do our best to just grin and bear it, brush it off, or combat our migraines with different medications and other forms of treatment. Many American adults deal with migraines on a regular basis. In fact, it is estimated that about 2...

What You Should Know About the Pills You Put in Your Body

Taking supplements to bolster your health is a good option for many Americans. Whether you're just trying to get as healthy as possible or fighting a particular condition, your supplement choices should be shared with your doctor to reduce the risk of a drug interaction. In addition, you want to be sure to purchase the best quality...

What You Need to Know About Assistive Devices

An assistive device is anything that makes it possible for you to attend to the basics of living. The most common form of assistive device is a pair of reading glasses. Other tools include hearing aids, walkers, canes or wheelchairs. Mobility Devices One of the challenges when trying to finance an...

Questions to Ask About Getting an Emotional Support Dog for Your Child

Owning an emotional support dog has become fairly common practice. But many people still confuse a support animal and a service dog. A service dog is a highly trained animal that is meant to assist an individual with a physical disability. However, a support animal provides comfort to those who have a mental or emotional concern. If...

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7 Things You Never Knew About South Africa

(Image Source: CapetownVillas.net) South Africa lies on the southernmost tip of Africa. It is the second most visited country on the continent. There is so...

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