Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

  If you’ve experienced some unpleasant symptoms lately and haven’t been feeling yourself, you may soon be turning to your doctor for a diagnosis. Some diseases and conditions, however, can be very difficult for physicians to properly diagnose. The following are five conditions that are often difficult to diagnose accurately. Lupus This is a serious […]

 Here are seven tips for beating the negative effects of financial stress: Take a break A lot of stressed out people suffer from headaches and migraines, and a lot of the time, this is due to eye strain. You might be feverishly working on a computer all hours to finish that project deadline for work, […]

Most people experience stress from time-to-time, especially about money-related matters. Not knowing how or when you’ll be able to pay the rent can physically take its toll and result in a tremendous amount of health problems. In fact, the American Psychology Association has reported that those in debt are more at risk for serious health […]

For many pet owners, their furry friend is another member of the family. As such, it’s perfectly understandable to only want what’s best for your pet and to always ensure they’re healthy and covered in case anything should happen. And just like other types of healthcare, veterinary care can be very expensive, especially if your […]

Are you trying to eat healthier, but sometimes feel discouraged by the higher prices of healthy options? While a lot of healthier food seems to be priced higher than their unhealthier counterparts, eating healthy can actually help to save you money when you look at the long-term. Here are just some of the many ways […]

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, or COBRA, gives workers the chance to pay premiums for and maintain the group health insurance that they would otherwise lose after being terminated from their jobs, quitting their jobs, or cutting down on their hours. Most people are eligible to keep the insurance for up to 18 months, […]

Many of us depend on prescription drugs to some degree, whether it’s medications that make certain conditions more bearable, or medications that are needed in order to stay alive. Without health insurance, paying out-of-pocket for necessary medications can be a hardship because of their expense. While many prescription drugs carry some sort of jaw-dropping price […]

There is a direct correlation between how high your deductible is and your premium. You will pay a lower monthly payment if the insurance company accepts less financial liability for your health expenses, and vice versa. When you’re healthy, young, and cash is tight, think about paying a lower monthly payment in exchange for a […]

Vacation days, paid sick leave, annual bonuses and more—these are some of the perks and benefits that are offered with many jobs. Another thing that most people depend on when starting a new job is health insurance. While an employee must normally be working at their new place of employment for a certain amount of […]

Health care is often expensive, but there are certain serious conditions and illnesses that can cost someone six figures for a lifetime of care. The following medical conditions are the most expensive to treat. For ones that may require ongoing care (such as HIV, for instance), the figures represent costs on an annual basis. Additionally, […]