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Aetna is one of the largest health insurance companies in the nation. They offer a broad product portfolio, including senior products like Medicare, group insurance for both small and large companies, ancillary products, international products, as well as under 65 health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. In regards to the latter, Aetna provides insurance […]

Top Health Insurance Carriers: Aetna


United Healthcare is the largest health insurer in America. For the most part, their focus has lately been on group insurance products, as well as ancillary. As for individual medical, they’ve largely stayed out of the market. When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect in 2010, United Healthcare participated in a few […]

Top Health Insurance Carriers: United Healthcare


The Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) own five Blue Cross Blue Shields: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana In these five states, Blue Cross Blue […]

Top Health Insurance Carriers: Blue Cross Blue Shield



If you haven’t already, you need to finish your taxes by tomorrow, April 18. For many Americans, federal income taxes are not the only thing due tomorrow; those who failed to have health insurance for the 2016-2017 plan year are also subject to pay the penalty. Though it’s been heavily […]

Tax Deadline Means Health Insurance Questions


Discount Dental Plan A discount dental plan is how it sounds; you get discounts off preventative services like cleanings and checkups, as well as basic services, such as fillings and extractions. Additionally, a discount dental plan reduce the cost for major services like surgeries, deep cleanings, caps, crowns, dentures, etc. Though […]

4 Types of Dental Plans: the Discount Dental Plan


With a new administration underway and Trump’s promise to repeal Obama’s signature healthcare law, many women have expressed their concern about no longer receiving affordable contraception, which is included in ACA’s essential benefits. Even before the 2016 presidential campaign and election raised questions and concerns about healthcare, Google Trends consistently had “birth […]

Top 5 Innovative Products for Women’s Health



In a report, published in the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Journals Library, the researchers from the University of York provided significant evidence to prove that acupuncture is not simply a placebo effect. While many approach acupuncture with uncertainty and skepticism, there’s now substantial evidence to prove that it is not a sham. […]

Acupuncture: Alternative Treatment for Chronic Pain and Depression


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


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 ...