Monthly Archives: February 2017

Based off data from a national sleep survey, conducted by SleepScore, Americans had a visceral reaction to the 2016 election. Across all America, people experienced a drastic spike in stress levels, as well as a significant drop in sleep time. However, America’s reaction to the election is only a glimpse at a very […]

Wake Up America! You Need Your Sleep!

Since Obamacare insured millions and millions of individuals, reducing the uninsured rate to a record low, it, however, created a crisis. Even more so than the rising premiums and high deductibles, people are frustrated by the restrictive networks. Understandably, people want to see their doctors when they need to see […]

Telemedicine: Reshaping the Way We Receive Healthcare

Although aromatherapy is no replacement for a good doctor, when used as part of a holistic approach to healing, essential oils can be incredibly effective in helping people recover from illness—and stay healthy—naturally. To help you get started on your journey to wellness, let’s take a look at the 8 […]

The Top 12 Essential Oils That Are Essential

The health insurance industry tends to cause a lot of confusion for individuals shopping for a health plan. The primary reason for this confusion is the excessive use of acronyms! Below is a comprehensive list of healthcare acronyms: A ACA: (Patient Protection and) Affordable Care Act ACO: Accountable Care Organization […]

Terms Defined: Commonly Used Acronyms in Health Insurance

Electronic cigarettes first became available in the United States in 2006. Since their release, their popularity has skyrocketed with more than 250 brands of e-cigarettes now sold. Oddly enough, there are now professional vape cloud competitions. People actually compete to blow the biggest, densest cloud. This just goes to show that e-cigs […]

The Dangers of E-Cigarettes

Do you feel a constant need to pop your knuckles, to roll your neck, or to bend your elbow until you hear the satisfying crack? Do you worry that the popping sounds are bad for your joints? Well, fret no longer. According to Dr. Aman Dhawan, an orthopedic sports medicine […]

If Your Joints Pop and Crack, Don’t Worry It’s ...

What’s a Mediterranean Diet Look Like? Essentially, the Mediterranean diet consists of fresh vegetables, fruit and the occasional drink. Instead of overly processed foods, the Mediterranean diet promotes fresh salads dressed with olive oil, plenty of fresh fruit, hummus, beans and pasta. Studies Show Improved Brain Health with the Mediterranean Diet It’s well-known in […]

A Mediterranean Diet May Preserve Brain Function in Old Age

Just Like the Common Flu Everyone is susceptible to getting the flu or tripping and breaking a bone. Viruses spread and accidents happen. Similarly, everyone is susceptible to mental health disorders. In fact, scientists now believe that people who go their whole life, or even half of their life, without experiencing some […]

If You’ve Never Had a Mental Health Problem, Then Chances ...

On Friday, February 17, 2017, the Trump administration released new ACA regulations – their first big step towards healthcare reform and potentially repeal. Among some of the rules include short enrollment period, stricter requirements for SEPs, and more plan flexibility for the insurers. To read a more on the rules […]

What People Are Saying About the New ACA Regulations