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Newborn Safety Checklist for First-Time Parents

After the birth of a first child, many new parents are struck by the awesome responsibility they have just taken on. Newborn babies are completely dependent on their parents and caregivers to protect and nurture them. In keeping with Baby Safety Month in September, the following checklist can help first-time

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When to Consider Supplemental Health Insurance

Supplemental health insurance can cover out-of-pocket expenses that your regular health insurance plan does not cover. Many older adults purchase this type of plan when they go on Medicare. Younger individuals may also consider supplemental health coverage to pay for deductibles, co-pays, coinsurance, and other expenses that may arise in

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Can I Buy Health Insurance on My Own?

You may be considering buying health insurance and could use some advice. The Affordable Care Act dramatically changed the rules, eradicating the insurance company’s ability to deny insurance for preexisting conditions. Much of the Act is still in place, with some changes. Yes, you can buy health insurance on your

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Staying Healthy While Working from Home

Working from home has become the “new normal,” even as office buildings begin to open their doors again. Most workers have transitioned to daily Zoom calls, email, and texting to perform the duties of employment. Being forced to stay home over months of restrictions, and with gyms closed for many

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Staying Safe During Summer Exercise

Staying Safe During Summer Exercise

Regular exercise is among one of the best ways to stay healthy throughout your lifetime. During the hot summer months, taking some precautions can help you stay safe and avoid heat-related health risks. Before you go outside to run, walk, or perform any physical activities in hot weather, follow these

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8 Tips to Finding a Good Doctor

8 Tips to Finding a Good Doctor

We all want to ensure we have the best primary care physician available, but how do you find a good doctor? You may have to choose a physician in your health insurance network. All health insurance providers list the providers in their network – this is your starting point. Your

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8 Tips to Staying Healthy When Your Family is Sick

8 Tips to Staying Healthy When Your Family is Sick

When your family has come down with a “bug,” you want to avoid catching it. At least one person in the household needs to be healthy so they can care for others! You can reduce the risk of coming down with the flu or another virus. Follow these home healthcare

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How Much Sodium is Too Much

How Much Sodium is Too Much?

Sodium, or salt, brings out the flavor in all foods, from savory to sweet. But too much sodium can have a detrimental effect on your health. Has your doctor told you to lower your sodium intake? How much is too much? The Symptoms of Too Much Sodium in Your Diet

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