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How Does Depression Affect Us? How depression affects us can vary. Everyone has felt depressed at least once in life. For some, it was a fleeting moment they let pass by without much of a second thought. For others, getting out of bed every morning is a constant battle. Depression […]

How Does Depression Affect Us?

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How will the subsidy expiration in 2023 affect you? During the recent Open Enrollment Period, a record-breaking 14.5 million people signed up for health insurance coverage through federal Marketplace and State-based Marketplaces. ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) increased Affordable Care Act (ACA) premium subsidies and extended eligibility to all income brackets. Between […]

Subsidy Expiration in 2023

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Understanding Probiotics Probably, at some time in your life, you have heard about the benefits of probiotics. You may have come across various products in the grocery store claiming to have probiotics, but what exactly do they mean? Let’s take a look. Probiotics are a community of live microorganisms consumed […]

Understanding Probiotics

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Inside your home, there are probably many modern gadgets that emit electricity. Unfortunately, daily and persistent exposure to electric waves can be harmful to the health of you and your loved ones. What can you do? Can plants combat radiation in your home? Yes, the presence of certain plants can […]

Can Plants Combat Radiation?

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You Need to Get Outside “You need to get outside!” Everyone has heard this phrase at least once in their life. Parents tell children to get out, get some fresh air, and that being outside is good for them. While most kids would dismiss it as their parents wanting some […]

Why You Need to Get Outside

The Birth of a Nation The 4th of July is one most important holidays in the United States because it celebrates its Independence Day. Hundreds of cities across the nation are hosting festivities, food, and fireworks shows to celebrate our 4th of July as it deserves. Why is this holiday […]

The 4th of July and How to Celebrate

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What is National Insurance Awareness Day? On June 28, we celebrate National Insurance Awareness Day. The purpose is to shed light on the distinct types of insurance, be it a car, renters, or pet insurance. All insurance is significant to guarantee coverage in the case of unexpected situations, but the one […]

Health Insurance Awareness Day

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The summertime usually means people are preparing to go on vacation. Traveling does not always involve venturing to a foreign land. Many unique travel destinations in the USA are available to visit. Natural landmarks, national parks, and unique exhibits are some of the distinctive places you can take flights to […]

Unique Travel Destinations in the USA

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“Drink More Water” If I had a dollar for every time someone told me to drink more water, I’d be rich. We are warned constantly about dehydration and the negative effects of a low water intake but rarely are we cautioned about drinking too much water. Most people probably don’t […]

Can You Drink Too Much Water?

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Temperature and the Body As the spring season comes to a close and a bright summer draws near, people anticipate spending time on vacation. We can all imagine the beach, the warm temperature, and longing for an ice-cold beverage. Whether it is relaxing in a nice sunny place or cooling […]

Temperature and the Body