Health department seeks $7M for health department’s ‘fiercely focused’ prevention effort

A health department office in Arlington, Virginia, is seeking more than $7 million to build an innovative and innovative prevention effort focused on “fierce and comprehensive prevention,” according to a report by the Office of the Inspector General.The office, headed by Assistant Secretary of Health John C. O’Sullivan, is asking for a $15 million grant […]

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A health insurance deductible that could put a strain on your paycheck

Health insurance companies are looking for ways to keep their costs down.In a recent survey of 1,000 employees, an insurance company with a total workforce of more than 20,000 surveyed nearly half of its workers said they were considering buying health insurance, or potentially making their coverage optional, to offset the cost of a health […]

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The best way to protect your passport from flu is to wear sunscreen

Now Playing: What to wear to protect yourself from the flu: The good, the bad, and the ugly Now Playing.Now Playing.: A flu vaccine is available at pharmacies in the US Now Playing.“I can’t do anything about it if I don’t have the money, so I had to make it myself.”For $35 a month, you […]

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How to get the most out of your health insurance

I don’t want to sound like a doctor, but I’m just not a big fan of the Affordable Care Act.If you’re a millennial who has been struggling with health insurance costs, the Affordable Health Care Act is the best thing you’ve ever done.The ACA expanded health insurance to millions of Americans who have been left […]

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How to get the best health care coverage from your health insurance company

The Affordable Care Act has helped millions of Americans with health care insurance but it hasn’t been without its detractors, too.While a recent report found that coverage from health insurers is more likely to be more affordable for many than those from private health plans, health insurance companies also make a lot of money.This isn’t […]

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How to pay for your cone health plan

You may have noticed that the health care market is getting crowded.The number of people who have coverage through their employers is rising fast, and the number of health care plans offering coverage is also on the rise.To help you keep track of what you’re covered and what you don’t, we have put together this […]

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How to make healthy choices in the face of a flu pandemic

Health and wellness: How to protect yourself and your family article Health Science: How we know that a virus is in our blood, our DNA, our cells and our organs, and how it can cause serious and potentially deadly illness.What is influenza?How does it spread?What is the future of the pandemic?How to avoid a flu […]

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WATCH: Exclusive: ‘A New Era of Health’ is on the way

It is a new era of health for many people, but one that could take a few years to achieve.Dr. Steven R. Davis, director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, said the current system is broken.The problem, he said, is that patients don’t always get the right care.The […]

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WATCH: Exclusive: ‘A New Era of Health’ is on the way

It is a new era of health for many people, but one that could take a few years to achieve.Dr. Steven R. Davis, director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, said the current system is broken.The problem, he said, is that patients don’t always get the right care.The […]

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How to pay for your cone health plan

You may have noticed that the health care market is getting crowded.The number of people who have coverage through their employers is rising fast, and the number of health care plans offering coverage is also on the rise.To help you keep track of what you’re covered and what you don’t, we have put together this […]

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