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Just For The Health Of It

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(New Brunswick and Somerville, N.J.) – As August comes to an end, ragweed season strikes allergy sufferers. Ragweed pollen is the most allergenic outdoor pollen and is responsible for... Read More

By Ken Freedman, DC

It’s back to school time, and for many students, that means they're back to carrying heavy backpacks filled to the brim with textbooks, laptops and other learning... Read More

4 Types of Exercise

Exercise and physical activity fall into four basic categories—endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. Most people tend to focus on one activity or type of... Read More

DRINK! … DRINK! … DRINK – ½ of your body’s weight in ounces of water, each day.  If your body is dehydrated a mere 2%, it significantly reduces your performance.  Hunger masquerades as thirst... Read More

Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator

Find Out if you Qualify for Financial Help through the Affordable Care Act


This tool was developed by the Kaiser Family Foundation to help people figure out if they qualify for a subsidy when  purchasing insurance in new health insurance exchanges (or "Marketplaces") created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). You can enter different incomes, ages, and family sizes to get an estimate of your eligibility for subsidies and how much you could spend on health insurance.

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