Monthly Archives: January 2017


It’s January 31st – the last day of open enrollment. After today, individuals cannot sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Interestingly, now that Trump is threatening to repeal Obamacare, it’s more popular than ever according to recent polls. Since the last open enrollment deadline on January 15th, […]

Last Day to Enroll in an Obamacare Plan


Towards the end of December 2016, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a study, involving six focus groups with about eight to ten men and women, from Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. All participants voted for President-elect Trump. Of the six focus groups, three had a qualified, Affordable Care Act (ACA) plan […]

Survey: What Do People Want Most from Health Insurance?


Health Benefits of Houseplants 1. Provide Moisture to the Air and Eliminate Toxins Several studies conducted by organizations and universities around the world highlight the healing properties of houseplants. For instance, the Agricultural University of Norway discovered that houseplants decrease incidences of head colds and influenza. Additionally, houseplants decrease rates of […]

Create a Healthy Home this New Year with Houseplants



The mantra repeated every January – “new year, new me” – is once more being chanted. People want to better themselves by eating right, exercising more, and simply living a healthier lifestyle. Transforming one’s life though takes persistence, accountability, support, and motivation. It’s not easy, which is why app developers […]

The Best Health Apps to Help You Keep Your 2017 ...


Obesity in America The leading cause of death in America is heart disease. This is largely due to the obesity epidemic that is only getting worse. Since 1990, obesity rates are up 157%. Based on recent findings from America’s Health Rankings, the unhealthiest states are as follows: Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, […]

New Exercise Initiative: Workout in Exchange for Free Food




People are looking towards 2017 with hopeful fervor as 2016 finally comes to an end. The popular opinion according to social media is that 2016 was, simply put, the worst year ever. For the Middle East, it was another year of instability, which has resulted in one of history’s greatest refugee […]

The Top 16 Medical Advancements of 2016


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Pay the Premium to Effectuate Your Policy In 2014 and 2015, it was generally acceptable to get a plan and not pay the first month’s premium for up to three months. Even though the payment was deferred, people would still have coverage for those first three months. However, carriers ended […]

Pay Your Premium in Order to Effectuate Your Health Insurance ...


It’s the new year. The holidays are over, but open enrollment isn’t. It’s crunch time now. The first deadline has come and gone, but there’s two deadlines left. Don’t procrastinate! Enroll in a qualified health plan now before it’s too late! Final OEP Deadlines Are Around the Corner The next […]

The Second Open Enrollment Deadline