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A guide to understanding the cost of health care

To be an informed health care consumer means you now have to do your homework before purchasing health services. Patients utilizing healthcare today are being asked to take on a new role with a whole new set of responsibilities: Informed ...

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A patient's guide to high-deductible health care plans

iofoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto In a rapidly changing landscape, patients are absorbing the bulk of healthcare costs up front until they hit their deductible. The shift is changing the way people use and shop for healthcare. Healthcare consumers today are facing a ...

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Blac Chyna posts bizarre videos about Kardashian's health

Rob Kardashian via Instagram Blac Chyna took over Rob Kardashian’s Instagram to talk about his food choices as she tries to whip the reality star into shape. Blac Chyna seems to think her place is in the kitchen. The new ...

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Many New Yorkers qualify for aid in marketplace health care

New Yorkers can use the tax credit toward a metal tier plan to lower their out-of-pocket cost. If you’re one of the 2 million New Yorkers and counting receiving their health-care coverage through the New York State of Health marketplace, ...

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Gifts from the three wise men have health, wealth benefits

Marilyn Barbone Gold, frankincense and myrrh in abstract pattern over old paper are the three most famous gifts in history and all of them keep giving in many ways. Have yourself a merry — and healthy — little Christmas. Those ...

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Facebook censors ads for this women's health device

kGoal, Photo Illustration: R. A. Di Ieso/Vocativ Is an advertisement for a tool that strengthens the pelvic floor muscles after pregnancy the same as penis enlargement pills or a pickup artist handbook? It is if it links to a website ...

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23andMe is ready to start providing limited health data again

Share This article It has been almost two years since the FDA ordered online genetic testing firm 23andMe to stop offering its health screening service. Now, the company has jumped through all the necessary regulatory hoops to begin offering health data again. ...

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Famous figures who have struggled with mental health issues

Dan Steinberg/AP It was considered one of the most shocking suicides in Hollywood’s history, when comedian Robin Williams took his own life in 2014 after apparently struggling with depression for years. They are urging others to know they are not ...

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Being a single mom tied to poor health: study

iStock The association with poor health was strongest in the U.S., England, Sweden and Denmark, compared to southern European countries. Raising a child alone may take a lasting toll, leading to poorer health and more struggles with daily tasks after ...

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