Trumpcare 2017

Republicans Need 50 Votes to Repeal Obamacare President Trump has been pumping up the pressure for his “Repeal and Replace” plan. Last week, he held a lunch for all Republican senators. At the lunch, Trump worked on getting everyone on the same page to repeal Obamacare. So now, the Republicans […]

Republicans Take Next Steps to Repeal Obamacare

The effort to repeal and replace Obamacare stopped earlier this week with the support of Republicans senators. GOP senators rejected Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s latest draft bill to replace the majority of Obamacare. Senator McConnell, conceded Monday night that “the effort to repeal and replace the failure of Obamacare […]

Will the Government Ever Repeal and Replace Obamacare?

There is a delayed vote on the new Senate healthcare bill, which would be used to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Many senators have spoken out about their disapproval for certain legislations that would be passed under the new bill. While the bill is delayed, the Senate debates […]

The Three Biggest Issues Delaying the Vote for the New ...

Affordable Care Act The government is cooking up a new health care reform. While we wait to see what’s next enacted, let’s review the previous reform enacted in 2010 the Affordable Care Act.  The ACA had 3 primary goals: To make affordable health insurance available to more people. The law […]

Recap: Affordable Care Act

What to Eat before Exercise Nancy Cohen, a professor in the department of nutrition at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, recommends eating carbs (in moderation) before exercising. If you exercise for more than an hour, then Cohen recommends eating one to four grams of carbohydrates per every 2.2 pounds of […]

Eat Right Before, During, and After Exercise

1. Lose Weight Losing weight is about as effective as a single blood pressure medication. Research shows that shedding 9 pounds can reduce systolic blood pressure by up to 4.5 points. Additionally, a study found that maintaining a 7 pound weight loss for a year could lead to a 11-point […]

10 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

Important Deadline for Short-Term Medical Insurance For those who do not have a qualified health plan or any health insurance, you can still get insurance. Until March 28th (only one week away!), short term medical is available for the remainder of 2017. If you’re currently without insurance, then you need to get […]

March 28th Deadline for Short-Term Medical

During the Open Enrollment Period (OEP) when you purchased a plan, you should have received an eligibility letter. In order to receive a subsidy, the letter states that you’re required to submit proof of income, residency, or citizenship, or all of the above. So when you purchased the plan -let’s say […]

Don’t Lose Your Subsidy or Coverage in 2017

In the Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea, there is an island called Kitava. Part of the Trobriand Islands, the total population of indigenous inhabitants is 12,000. Kitava – with its rich culture hidden by lush rain forests and clear blue water – is an idyllic paradise. But it has more to […]

Kitavan Diet: The Key to Blemish-Free Skin

Just Because Everyone Does It Doesn’t Mean They Should Before the 2012 Olympics in London, U.S. Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps admitted to peeing in the pool. Phelps “think[s] everybody pees in the pool,” while Lochte says “there’s just something about getting into chlorine water that you just […]

How Much Pee Is in Your Public Pool