Monthly Archives: December 2017



On December 20th, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The bill amends the IRC to reduce tax rates and modify policies, credits, and deductions for individuals and businesses. The bill includes reductions in corporate tax rates and a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual mandate. This is […]

Changes to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and How ...


Since federal funding for the CHIP program ceased on September 30, supporters have been trying to find solution’s to reauthorize funding. The Children’s Health Insurance Program gives the families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid a low-cost child health coverage option. In America, approximately 9 million children are enrolled […]

CHIP: Will CHIP Be Discontinued after 2017?



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Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is depression that is triggered by the changes in seasons. It is most common during fall through winter, but can also occur during the spring or early summer. SAD goes beyond the “winter blues.” Symptoms include feeling depressed and moody, having low dips […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder


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2017 brought some crazy fitness trends with it, including skateboarding Pilates, mermaid classes, and my personal favorite, goat yoga. Health Benefits of Yoga People have been practicing yoga for over 5,000 years. Known for its positive benefits on the mind and body, yoga can be used to enhance strength, mental […]

Health Benefits of Goat Yoga


As we enter 2018, we look back on all the weird health questions we might have had throughout the year. According to Google, the most search medical maladies were hiccups, snoring, kidney stones, and lupus. If you’ve yet to get the questions to your answers, then I’ll provide some answer. Hiccups This […]

Most Asked Health Questions of 2017



Trying to lose weight is hard. It might seem that you have tried everything possible, but something is missing. Whether it’s sticking with the right workout or the correct meal prepping, it takes dedication and time to get the weight you want. There may be a secret way to lose […]

Weight Loss: What you need to know


With many changes in the health industry, it wouldn’t be a surprise if something slipped through the cracks. From technological advances to the changing of the Affordable Care Act, healthcare changes have been prevalent in the news for 2017. ACA Changes Probably the biggest news of the 2017 health market was […]

Major Healthcare Changes in 2017


Like adults, children can also go through times of depression. In 2017, more children have been diagnosed with depression than ever before. This year, 11.93% of youth report suffering from at least one major depressive episode. Depression is dangerous for the health of your child and is important to monitor. […]

Depression in the Youth: Symptoms and Solutions



Throughout the year, you might be like me and are always freezing. Do you always wear an extra blanket? What about always having goosebumps? If you’re always shivering or feel as if you’re never toasty, there might be a couple different reasons why. With a little research, I hope to identify some […]

Why Am I Always Cold?