Is the Flu Shot Right for You?

The fall season is upon us. While we enjoy the colors of the leaves changing and look forward to holidays just around the corner, fall brings along it’s ugly partner: the flu. The last thing you need is a nasty sickness to slow you down, so before the weather starts...

Healthcare Hacks: How to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

Preparing for Disaster In light of recent natural disasters in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, more people around the nation have focused on preparing their own families for such an occurrence. Floods, fires and tornadoes can destroy a community as fast as hurricane...

Switching Doctors: 3 Pro Tips

At some point in your life, there will be a time you will need to switch doctors. This could be due to a move, new health condition, issues with a doctor and their office, or most likely, a new insurance plan. According to a Solutionreach survey, 20% of boomer...

Surviving Allergy Season: 10 Natural Ways to Help

The months between March and May are filled with the cheerful warmth of spring, however, the blossoming of budding plants also means the increase of pollen in the air. Pollen (from trees, grass, and weeds) is the most common allergen to aggravate the body’s defenses:...

What You Need to Know When Aging Into Medicare

Save for retirement. That’s advice you’ll hear repeatedly as you start your career. You’ll need a nest egg to retire on. With that in mind, you work hard to save money for your retirement. A time that seems so far away that you’re not sure it will ever happen. Fast...

Who Do Your Medical Records Belong To?

In an episode of Seinfeld, the character Elaine Benes visits her doctor. She sneaks a peak at her chart, only to find that she’s been labeled as difficult. She attempts to find a new doctor, but her chart follows her to every new doctor. She never has control of her...

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