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A Primer on the Affordable Care Act

Health Insurance Marketplaces, a part of the Affordable Care Act, are now open. That means millions of Americans who were without health insurance, can now get coverage. But the new healthcare reform law doesn't just help people who previously struggled without insurance. It can also help those who already have insurance. Here's what you need to know. View Full Post

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Affordable Care Act: Is the Doctor In?

The Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges are now open for business, and that means that people who were uninsured will now have the opportunity to buy insurance at affordable prices. View Full Post

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Have Antibiotics Reached Their Expiration Date?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that every year antibiotic-resistant bacteria will cause at least 23,000 deaths in the U.S. and at least 2 million illnesses. View Full Post

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Could Your Family Have Inherited High Cholesterol?

When was the last time you had your cholesterol levels checked? Just as important -- and this question may surprise you -- have you ever had your childrens’ cholesterol levels tested? View Full Post

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Prostate Cancer Awareness: Get the Facts on Screenings & Diet News

Given that it’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, now is a good time to cut through the confusion on two fronts: First, recent reports suggesting that certain healthy foods can increase your risk for prostate cancer and second, the ongoing debate about when men need to be screened. View Full Post