health care

Traveling Alternative Roads: Other Options For Health Care

Health insurance can be expensive if you are not lucky enough to have it provided by your employer. Even shopping around for the best quotes may not be within your budget. Luckily there are alternatives to health insurance that you can take advantage of so that you and your family will be safe even if […]

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Health Care Eligibility For Unauthorized Migrants – Moral & Practical Implications

Various organizations and government officials have cited estimates for the number of illegal immigrants at between eight and twenty million. With rising health care costs as a major issue for most Americans, this article considers the moral and practical issues of providing medical care for uninsured immigrants. According to a research report entitled “The Size […]

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Are Home Diagnostic Kits Reliable As A Substitute For Professional Medical Opinions?

Let’s face it. A trip to the drugstore is a whole lot easier than a costly and time-consuming trip to the doctor’s office. No time wasted waiting for the physician; no embarrassing questions to answer; and no sticker shock when the bill comes. Just head for the section of your pharmacy with all of the […]

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How Communication Promotes Healthy Aging

It pays to communicate frequently with your health care manager. When you communicate frequently, you cut back the risks of various diseases that affect the elderly. Studies show that people who frequently discuss their health with doctors live a longer and healthier life. How far communication stretches: Communication reaches further however than verbal words. When […]

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Health Care Job Search Tips: Health Is Wealth Indeed!

Nowadays, jobs falling under the health care category are one of the most in demand jobs. This is because more and more countries fall short with regards to their employees and staff in the health care industry. In fact, aside from computers and information technology, heath care jobs are the ones that are greatly sought […]

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What You Need To Know About March Health Deadline

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sick of hearing about the health care law? Plenty of people have tuned out after all the political jabber and website woes. But now is the time to tune back in, before it’s too late. The big deadline is coming March 31. By that day, for the first time, nearly everyone in […]

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4 Tips For Savvy Health Care Shopping

Your employer and President Barack Obama[1] are imploring you to become a better health care consumer. They want everyone to take a more active role in his or her care because it’s vital to help slow the seemingly perpetual rise of health care expenses. A growing number of companies offer high-deductible health plans that make […]

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How Boomers Can Plan For Their Health-care Costs In Retirement

Health-care costs are often the big question mark hanging over boomers retirement savings. Its impossible to predict just how much health-care will cost as we age, but there are steps we can take to reduce our risks and protect our savings. Fidelity Investments annual look at expenses for retirees shows a couple, both 65, retiring […]

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Tips On Finding, Hiring An In-home Caretaker

Dear Savvy Senior, Whats the best way to find a good in-home caregiver for my elderly mother?    Looking for Care Before you start the task of looking for a caregiver, your first step is to determine the level of care your mom needs (see NCLneedsassessment.org for a checklist). If, for example, she only needs […]

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Genesee’s Healthy Economy: Ask The Expert About Choosing A Health Care Career Wisely

GENESEE COUNTY, MI Employment in the health care industry is continuing to grow in Genesee County. Applications to colleges and universities in the area have dramatically increased over the years and hospitals and other related career fields are growing and expanding. Health jobs are projected to increase by 14,000 positions by 2018, according to data […]

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