Why Private Insurance Needs to Be Part of the Economy

One of the most significant topics in the recent Democratic debates has been the issue of health care. Despite a common belief that private insurance should not be part of the equation, the individual insurance market accounts for a large part of the American economy. Private coverage plays such a leading role in so much of the...

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...

How to Clean Your House When It’s Triggering Your Allergies

Allergies can be pretty awful. If you find being in your home makes them worse, that can mean it's time to clean your home in such a way that you reduce your exposure to your allergens. Cleaning with that purpose in mind can help your efforts be more effective at reducing your allergy symptoms.

What to Know About Treatments for Newer Diseases

When you're dealing with a rare or uncommon diagnosis, it's possible to feel very much alone in trying to overcome the condition and rebuild your health. Working with a doctor who takes the time to answer your questions can help. You may also need to track your daily habits, reactions to medications, and even your diet to...

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...

Why You Need to Plan Your Health Expenses in Retirement

While retirement is your time to relax and enjoy the results of your career, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t plan for the future. Retirement costs a lot of money, and you are likely to face health payments. Before you book a vacation, sit down and figure out your health plan. The Costs are Higher...

What You Need to Know About Varicose Veins

The human body is complex, composed of a multitude of systems that all work together to support life. Each system has a role to play, and without any one of them working properly, the body cannot function as it is designed to. The cardiovascular system is especially important, as it circulates blood carrying nutrients, oxygen, and waste...

Which Health Checks Can I Perform on Myself at Home?

Taking care of yourself shouldn't be limited to visiting your doctor's office. The reality is that you must be aware of your body on at least a weekly basis. Of course, going to the doctor every week isn't the most efficient way to accomplish this. The following list includes health care checks you can perform from the...

How to Watch Out for Warning Signs Around Your House Before Winter

As winter draws closer, the time to perform any last minute home maintenance becomes shorter and shorter. You can still do home maintenance during the winter, of course, but it's far better to have it taken care of beforehand. To ensure that you have a warm, safe winter, there are some warning signs you need to keep...

How Can I Avoid Developing Alzheimer’s?

Keeping your brain and body healthy for the long-term becomes more important as you age. Because humans are living longer, the risk of developing diseases such as Alzheimer's continues to rise. However, there are factors that you can control to avoid this devastating illness. Environmental Factors There are a lot of...

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...

How to De-Stress When Life Gets Crazy

2020 has been full of life-altering and chaotic events. In times like these, it’s easy to feel stressed out. If you’re a recent graduate (high school or college), you’re stepping into a job market sloshing to the brim with uncertainties. You might be asking yourself, “Will I be able to get a job?” or even “When will...

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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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What to Look for in a Home Health Aide

loved one who is experiencing—illness, disability, or age-related health concerns. A home health aide can have different duties and provide various time...