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12.06.2017

Where did the year go? Every December, I ask myself this same question while thinking of all the things I wanted to accomplish, but didn’t. Sound familiar? 

As I think about my goals for 2018, weight loss and improving my general health is at the top of the list. Here I go again. Every year the same goal. Don’t you hate that little voice in your head? 

So often we overwhelm ourselves with a goal we really want by expecting too much too soon. Today, I’m sharing 3 tips I’m learning to make health, or other improvements, one step at a time!

11.15.2017

Are your holidays usually stressful and jam-packed? Baking, visitors, cooking, family, high expectations, financial woes, a full calendar, parties, events, exhaustion, shopping, gifts, cleaning, and let’s not forget weight gain from all the cooking and baking. Some would say we’ve taken what’s supposed to be “the most wonderful time of year” and turned it into “the most stressful time of year.” 

11.14.2017

In addition to the premium tax credits that people have heard a lot about, the Affordable Care Act also created “cost sharing reductions” (CSRs) to help low-income individuals pay their out-of-pocket expenses. Before President Obama left office, then-Speaker John Boehner and the Republican congress sued the president over these cost-sharing subsidies, saying that Congress had not authorized the payments his administration was making to insurers.

11.08.2017

Will you be buying gifts online this season? If you're like most people, you may buy groceries online every week. But, when the holidays come around, we increase our buying activity with sites we don't always utilize and while we're on the go. 

11.01.2017

This is a guest post by Dr. Val Jones who works with our Doctors Online partners at eDocAmerica.

How can we combat skin that becomes dry, thin, and inelastic as we age? Dr. Val shares her final tips with us below. If you missed her previous post on what happens to aging skin, you can read here.

There are some products and procedures that can help to slow or reverse the aging process to some degree. 

10.25.2017

What’s your favorite thing about Halloween? Whether you like the fright factor or just prefer the cute and sweet, we’re sharing a few tips to help make the night fun and safe - while being {somewhat} mindful of good health.

10.17.2017

Did you know this year is the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month? It’s a topic that continues to need our attention and support. Here are a few stats compiled by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence(NCADV) that may surprise you…

10.11.2017

This is a guest post by Dr. Val Jones who works with our Doctors Online partners at eDocAmerica.

Did you know that up to 56,000 Americans die of the flu each year, and as many as 710,000 are hospitalized because of it? The flu is a dangerous viral illness that can be lethal, or cause complications that range from pneumonia to inflammation of the heart, brain, and muscles. The good news is that flu vaccines can reduce your risk of getting the flu, and the virus tends to circulate through March, so it's not too late.

What are the most common flu symptoms?

Pagination

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