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A Look at HSA Accounts

Health Savings Accounts may provide you with remarkable tax advantages. Why do higher-income households inquire about Health Savings Accounts? They have heard about what an HSA can potentially offer them: a pool of tax-exempt dollars for health care, a…

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Now 64? Prepare to Sign Up for Medicare

This is the time to arrange lifelong health coverage. Age 64 is the age when you are reminded that you are a baby boomer growing older. Regardless of how young or old you feel at 64, you should make…

Health Insurance

ACA Open Enrollment Season Is Here

After a November 1 start, the window closes December 15. This fall, the annual enrollment period to sign up for health insurance is shorter. In many states, it lasts only six weeks, from November 1 to December 15, and…

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How to live longer and better

Find your purpose, keep working. A recent British study led by Andrew Steptoe, Director of the Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care at University College London, found that after taking other factors into account “people with the highest levels…

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Managing Drug Costs

How can households meet the challenge? Are prescription drug costs burdening your finances? This problem is far too common today. Consider the price tag of some of the drugs used to treat arthritis, hepatitis C, cancer, and multiple sclerosis.…

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Inadequate Sleep May Encourage Unhealthy Eating

Skimping in sleep may activate the ‘munchies’ Getting too little sleep may activate the same chemical pathways in the brain that are involved in heightened attraction to and enjoyment of junk food associated with marijuana use – also known…

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Environment and Lifestyle May Play a Large Role in Cancer

The greater majority of cancer may be influenced by environment and lifestyle factors. That’s what the authors of a new study in the journal Nature argue. External factors such as exposure to toxins and radiation are a major risk…

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What Happens When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep?

Surrounding ourselves with screens comes with an unexpected side effect: We can’t sleep. And our bodies and minds are suffering. Whether it’s because we’re staying up to squeeze in a final episode of “Master of None” or scrolling through Facebook, nearly 40%…