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What Are the Health Benefits of Kimchi?
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What Are the Health Benefits of Kimchi?

Many people in the United States are not aware of the importance of keeping a balanced and nutritious diet. In fact, more than two-thirds of residents of the United States are classified as either overweight or obese. Keeping a healthy diet and being conscious of the health benefits of your food, such as kimchi, can be beneficial to promoting preventative care. Let’s find out what health benefits kimchi can bring to your table.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley9 Sep 2021
Getting Telemedicine in Texas: Laws, Rules, & Where to Find
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Getting Telemedicine in Texas: Laws, Rules, & Where to Find

Telemedicine has been on the rise for the past few years because of the speed and flexibility to get access to basic health diagnoses from the convenience of your home. Through telemedicine, you can diagnose a cold, rash, mental or more. In Texas, it can be one of the most affordable options if you have simple care needs, but not all things can be diagnosed via telemedicine.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan7 Jul 2021
Best Short Term Medical Insurance Options 2021
Health Insurance

Best Short Term Medical Insurance Options 2021

Short-term medical insurance is typically a coverage option that is used for basic health needs for six months or less due to an unexpected event, such as job loss. Short-term medical coverage can vary based on the plan from only including basic emergency care, to full coverage under more expensive programs.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley7 Jul 2021
How Health Insurance Works & Alternative Options
Health Insurance

How Health Insurance Works & Alternative Options

Enrolling in a health insurance plan is a way to stay healthy and protect yourself from catastrophic medical bills. As the cost of traditional health insurance rises, it becomes unaffordable for many people. As a result, people often go uninsured and have to pay full price for health care or not seek the care they need.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan7 Jul 2021
Minute Clinic vs. Urgent Care: Differences & Which One is Cheaper in 2021?
Urgent Care

Minute Clinic vs. Urgent Care: Differences & Which One is Cheaper in 2021?

Updated 2021: $80-$280 average at an urgent care clinic. $125-$200+ on average at the Minute Clinic. Retail clinics like CVS Minute Clinic or Walgreen can treat minor health conditions and are better fit for preventative care. Urgent care clinics are staffed with mid-level providers under a medical doctor supervision and can treat more advanced conditions and minor trauma because of the presence of imaging devices like ultrasound and X-ray machine.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley24 Aug 2021
What Is a Health Savings Account & How it Works
Health Insurance

What Is a Health Savings Account & How it Works

A health savings account (HSA) is a way to set aside pre-tax money for medical expenses if you have a high deductible health plan. There are several health savings account rules that determine who is eligible, contribution limits, money rollover, and how to remove funds from the account.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin7 Jul 2021
What Are the Recommended Medical Tests by Age?
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What Are the Recommended Medical Tests by Age?

There are at least 12 recommended health screenings that you should consider getting at the doctor. The recommended medical tests vary by age depending on what conditions you are at highest risk for, but each typically costs $50 or more, depending on where you go to get tested.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin25 Oct 2021
Best Health Insurance & Coverage Options For Freelancers 2021
Health Insurance

Best Health Insurance & Coverage Options For Freelancers 2021

Being a freelancer does not mean you should live without health coverage, even if you think you can’t afford it. Several options can help you access affordable coverage that fits within your budget. Some of these options include: the Affordable Care Act, gaining coverage through a spouse, COBRA Coverage, and the Freelancer’s Union.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee7 Jul 2021
Best Health Insurance & Coverage Options for Employers 2021
Employer

Best Health Insurance & Coverage Options for Employers 2021

There are several options to get health insurance for employers that include small business group insurance, self-funded plans, and health reimbursement agreements.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin8 Feb 2022
What Health Screening Tests Should I Get in 2022?
Wellness

What Health Screening Tests Should I Get in 2022?

Basic health screening tests are a category of medical tests that doctors use to determine the presence of diseases and adverse health conditions, prior to the onset of signs or symptoms. They are most often used to find health problems early in their development when these issues are more easily treated. As a preventative health measure, getting screened is one of the most important things you can do for yourself to stay healthy.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee14 Mar 2022
4 Incurable Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
Sexual Health

4 Incurable Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

There are four common incurable STIs and STDs: HSV/Herpes (Herpes Simplex Virus), HPV (Human Papillomavirus) HBV (Hepatitis B), HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). STIs are widespread, so in order to stay protected, you should have a thorough understanding of the risks and symptoms.

Jeff White
Jeff White25 Feb 2022
6 Best Health Insurance Coverage for Individuals 55 & Older
Health Insurance

6 Best Health Insurance Coverage for Individuals 55 & Older

There are several ways that you can get the health coverage you need if you are 55 and older. Some ways to get coverage are through employer health insurance, private health insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin7 May 2021