Before you leave for your Labor Day Weekend, just a reminder… do your kids have all their vaccinations for school this year?
Thirteen-year-old Stephanie Cota pulled up her sleeve and glanced at the needle.
“Is it gonna hurt?” she asked.
“You’ll feel it, but you look like a strong girl,” said Yadira Guerra, a licensed . . . → Read More: Have Your Kids Gotten All Their Vaccinations For School?
Don’t look now but Medicare Open Enrollment Season is around the corner, and even if you aren’t on Medicare yet, it may be time to think about what your parents are doing for their Medicare health insurance. Studies suggest that more seniors than we think need help picking out the best Medicare option(s) available for . . . → Read More: Medicare Open Enrollment: Will Your Parent Need Help Picking a Medicare Plan?
HUGE generic drug approval bulletin today. If you or a loved one are a cancer patient receiving chemotherapy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the a generic versions of the very popular Neupogen (filgrastim) which boosts the production of infection-fighting white blood cells in certain cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.
According to the Mayo . . . → Read More: Generic Drug News: FDA Approves Generic Version of Neupogen
Unemployment may be hovering at 8 percent, but according to a new Gallup Poll, more Americans are more worried about losing their health insurance than their jobs:
Among Americans of all political affiliations, health care cost also ranked as the most second worrisome economic issue, right after jobs, in the Kaiser survey.
A separate Gallup . . . → Read More: Are Americans More Worried About Than Losing Their Health Insurance Than Their Jobs?
Francine’s Friends Mobile Mammography coach makes getting a mammogram quick, easy and convenient for women throughout northeast Indiana. The coach visits churches, businesses, and other locations to bring this lifesaving service to as many women as possible.
The interior of the 40-foot-long motor coach is designed for complete privacy. Radiologic technologists from the Breast Diagnostic . . . → Read More: Francine’s Friends Mobile Mammography Program in Indiana
With prescription drugs so expensive, it’s no wonder that so many Americans have turned to ordering their drugs online from foreign pharmacies. But before you click to start buying your drugs online, here’s a cautionary tale:
Philippe Andre, a detective in the murky world of Chinese pharmaceuticals, has some alarming tales to tell.
In May . . . → Read More: Are Your Ordering Prescription Drugs Online? Do You Know Where They’re Coming From?
The American Dream may be to work for yourself at your own business, but sadly, pre-existing conditions drive many to work corporate jobs for affordable health insurance:
Are pre-existing conditions keeping you in a corporate job? Tell us about it in our discussion forum!
. . . → Read More: Are Pre-Existing Conditions Keeping You “Working For the Man”?
You may need to sit down for this one. According to state data, health insurance in the Empire State can now run over $100,000 a year for New York families.
No! That’s not a typo!
New York City residents forced to buy their own health insurance can pay as much as six figures . . . → Read More: Health Insurance Could Cost New Yorkers $100,000+ a Year
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Have you ever thought of turning to medical tourism? Tell us about it in our discussion forum!
Fall open enrollment is around the corner. Are you prepared for that stack of paper that will dictate your family’s health insurance coverage for the next year? Probably not as it turns out:
A majority of employees said they aren’t receiving adequate enrollment information about their company’s benefit plans, according to an Aflac Inc. . . . → Read More: Are Your Ready for Open Enrollment?