Women's Health

Will Insurance Cover Cosmetic Surgery?

Will Insurance Cover Cosmetic Surgery?

If you’ve ever considered enhancing your appearance through medical procedures, you’re in very good company. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reported that nearly 18 million surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures were performed in 2018....

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Are We Over-treating Mental Health Issues?

Are We Over-treating Mental Health Issues?

Growing up, did you know many kids at your school with ADHD? I knew of a few fellow students with this diagnosis, but it was only a fraction of what we’re seeing today. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control recently estimated that nearly 6.5 million children between...

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What is Vaping Doing to Young People?

What is Vaping Doing to Young People?

At the end of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that cigarette smoking had reached the lowest level ever recorded among U.S. adults. Exciting news, right? Yes! But just when you think people are finally moving away from smoking—which is the...

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5 Healthcare Promises Trump Hasn’t Made Good on

5 Healthcare Promises Trump Hasn’t Made Good on

As with all presidential candidates, Trump was full of promises back in 2016. Many Americans were frothing at the mouth over Obamacare, and Trump leveraged that contempt. He claimed that he would repeal Obamacare (also known as the Affordable Care Act) and end the...

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Diabetes on the Rise

Diabetes on the Rise

Diabetes is a cruel disease. At very least, it can compromise your quality of life and increase your risk for heart attack and stroke. In more severe cases, it can ravage your kidneys, eyes, feet, and nerves. Sadly, the incidence of diabetes is increasing at alarming...

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A Brief Guide to Medicare

A Brief Guide to Medicare

As we look toward 2020, health insurance may be on your mind. If you have Medicare, there are quite a few choices, and if you’re not totally happy with your current coverage, you may be looking for something new. That search can plunge you into confusion, however, as...

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Is It Ever Safe to Smoke During Pregnancy?

Is It Ever Safe to Smoke During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy gives you a big incentive to adopt a healthy lifestyle, but it also complicates some of your favorite pastimes. So where does pregnancy leave mothers-to-be who were smokers before they got the news? Below are all the details you need on why you should kick...

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What You Need to Know About HPV

What You Need to Know About HPV

HPV or human papillomavirus is a sexually transmissible infection that can affect both men and women. There are hundreds of types of HPV, but about 40 of them manifest in the genital area and are spread through sexual contact. Other types of HPV can lead to warts on...

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