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Open Enrollment is Over: Can You Still Get Covered?

Over eight million people signed up for health insurance in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace during the 2014 open enrollment period. Were you one of them? If not, the next open enrollment per…

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Generic Vs. Brand Name Birth Control: I Thought It Was All Covered?

I strolled into my local pharmacy on January 11, 2013, with my wallet tucked into the depths of my backpack, confidently out of reach: I was picking up my first pack of free birth control (that is, bi…

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Choosing A Health Insurance Plan 101

The Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period is in full swing. In fact, you only have until March 31, 2014 to get coverage through your state marketplace—so if you haven’t signed up already, there…

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3 Reasons Health Insurance Could Rock Your World

UPDATE: The health insurance marketplace is officially open! If you haven't been able to afford insurance in the past, now is the perfect time to read upand sign up. We’ve told you some reasons…

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Obesity is Now a Disease

We, as Americans, are fat. That doesn’t mean that we are all fat; it just means that nearly 1/3 of Americans are obese and for this we pay out $147 billion annually in medical expenditures related to …

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Health Insurance: Understanding the Lingo

Health insurance is confusing enough without being swamped by terms like deductible, copay and coinsurance. The good news is that we have the 411 on basic healthcare network terms, so watch this video…

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Buying Health Insurance From a Retail Store

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com The next time you visit your local shopping center to pick up a few groceries, or get your hair done, you might see a new addition to the store-front line-up: a h…

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Big Business Invests in Employee Health

As the Supreme Court debates the constitutionality of healthcare reform, Connecticut-based grocer Stew Leonard's is spending $200,000 a year on healthcare initiatives and it's already paying off. Phot…

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A Typical Life with Multiple Sclerosis

What is a typical case of multiple sclerosis like? The newly diagnosed usually ask what they should expect from a life with MS; but typical, when it comes to MS, is hard to define. One thing is cle…

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Multiple Sclerosis: It’s a Family Affair

When you have multiple sclerosis, you don't have it alone. You may be the one with MS and the physical symptoms that go along with it, but you can't build a fence around yourself in order to protec…

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