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5 Things to Know About High Deductible Health Plans

August 25, 2016 admin 0

High deductible health insurance plans (HDHPs) can be tricky to navigate because they place the burden on you to manage health care costs. But there are also many benefits to this type of plan, so if you’re up for braving the complexity, it might suit you well financially. Here are five things to know about HDHPs […]

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Your Guide to Managing Anxiety

August 25, 2016 admin 0

If you think you’re having symptoms of anxiety, you’re not alone. In 2016, the National Institute of Mental Health estimated that 40 million American adults have an anxiety disorder. As discussed in Your Guide to Understanding Anxiety, while we all experience some worry and fear as a normal part of life, people with an anxiety […]

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The Best Natural Sleep Aids

August 25, 2016 admin 0

If a good night’s sleep seems like an elusive dream, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that one in three Americans suffers from at least occasional insomnia, and for some, the problem becomes a nightly battle. One solution — that millions turn to each night — is over-the-counter or prescription sleep medications such as Unisom, Ambien, […]

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6 Healthy Habits of Summer Olympians

August 25, 2016 admin 0

In just a few more days, the world’s best athletes will be converging on Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. We’ll hear dozens of stories of overcoming the odds and triumphing over adversity to make it onto the podium. No matter what the athlete’s story, though, every one of them has one […]

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#HayleysIUD Sparks Conversation and Controversy on Twitter

August 25, 2016 admin 0

On September 15, 2015, One Medical’s Twitter page blew up, all thanks to one phrase: #HayleysIUD. The originator of the hashtag, One Medical patient Hayley MacMillen, wasn’t just mentioning her new intrauterine device; she was live-tweeting its insertion. Reporting from One Medical’s Wall Street office, the Refinery29 editor updated her followers with every step of the appointment, […]

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3 Reasons You Might Want to Reconsider Going Bare

August 25, 2016 admin 0

Sixteen years ago, Carrie Bradshaw and Sex and the City introduced a taboo trend to the mainstream: the Brazilian. The term had nothing to do with international travel and everything to do with fully waxing an anatomical region south of the border. “Didn’t she leave something? A triangle? A little landing strip?” her girlfriends ask, […]

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The “Whole” Story

August 25, 2016 admin 0

Brendhan needed help kicking his carbohydrate habit. The 50-year-old avid exerciser had a hard time avoiding bread, sugar, and flour, so when he heard his workout buddies discussing a new diet and lifestyle plan, he was intrigued. “I was looking for something to kickstart a renewed attempt at healthier eating, and several friends from my […]

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Fact or Fiction: What Do You Really Know About Cholesterol?

August 25, 2016 admin 0

If you’re confused about cholesterol, you’re not alone. New cholesterol guidelines from heart health experts have recently changed the way health care providers manage cholesterol. Now’s a great time to catch up — and separate fact from fiction. Myth #1: Your cholesterol level determines whether you should take cholesterol medication. Fact: Your overall heart health […]

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Health Insurance Glossary

August 25, 2016 admin 0

In recent years, premium costs for insurance, as well as out-of pocket costs for deductibles and co-payments, have risen dramatically. It’s a good idea to get to the know the different plans so that you make the best choice for you and your family. The list of terms below is just a starting place. Keep […]

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Your Guide to Understanding Anxiety

August 25, 2016 admin 0

Everyone experiences nerves and anxiety from time to time, whether it’s before an important exam, a tense sporting event, a job interview or — and it seems this is almost everyone’s greatest fear — having to speak in public. You know the symptoms: excessive worry or fear accompanied by shortness of breath, heart palpitations, and […]

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