Just For The Health Of It

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Suicide rates went up more than 30% in half of states since 1999. Why should you be concerned with the latest suicide data? Suicide rates increased in nearly every state from 1999 through 2016. We... Read More

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Human beings are social creatures. Feeling like we’re part of a community helps us thrive. But we sometimes have a hard time making and keeping the relationships that sustain us. Many Americans... Read More

Eating Out

by Landon Hudson

An eating disorder is a type of mental illness involving abnormal eating patterns that can... Read More

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods containing peas,... Read More


One big concern for patients diagnosed with cancer is whether there is time to research treatment centers and get a second opinion before starting treatment.

Unless you are facing urgent... 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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