Diabetes Awareness Through the Holidays

Diabetes Awareness Through the Holidays

For the past 46 years, the United States has recognized November as National Diabetes Month to bring awareness to the disease. But now, as we exit the Thanksgiving holiday and begin thinking about consuming all the rich foods of the remaining...
What Does Working from Home Mean for my Health Insurance?

What Does Working from Home Mean for my Health Insurance?

What Does Working from Home Mean for my Health Insurance? In October 2021, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 4.1 million people had quit their jobs in the United States during 2021. Many of those millions...
Tips to Relieve Seasonal Depression

Tips to Relieve Seasonal Depression

When days get shorter, and the weather gets colder in the fall and winter, you might notice a change in your mood, too. Seasonal depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), refers to the depression that correlates with the change...
Veterans Day 2021

Veterans Day 2021

Veterans Day is fast approaching this coming November 11, and it offers us a day to honor and give thanks to America’s veterans of all wars. Observed on World War I’s Armistice Day, the date was initially made a federal holiday in 1938 to honor The Great War’s...
OSHA Lays Out Rules of Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

OSHA Lays Out Rules of Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

There has been much speculation regarding President Biden’s vaccine mandate in the few months since it was announced. Still, now the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued rules regarding the rollout, as detailed in a recent NPR article....
Is pain management covered by health insurance?

Is pain management covered by health insurance?

What are the risks of long term opioid treatment? Medicare Part A/Part B or Part C Advantage with Drugs coverage or Medicare Part D drugs coverage ensure that prescribed pain management care while part of a medical procedure is included in your plan. Among the drugs...
The Fight to Hold on to ACA Enhancements in Congress

The Fight to Hold on to ACA Enhancements in Congress

A recent CNN report detailed the current Congressional battle to hang onto temporary enhancements made to premium healthcare subsidies by the American Rescue Plan (ARPA). These additions to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allowed an additional nearly 3 million people to...
Dr. Fauci Says Halloween 2021 is a Go for Kids and Adults

Dr. Fauci Says Halloween 2021 is a Go for Kids and Adults

As the Food and Drug Administration is still considering Pfizer’s request to authorize their COVID-19 vaccine for use by children aged 5 to 11, one might assume that the nation might face yet another canceled year of Halloween trick or treating for the kids. But not...
Why Get a Flu Shot with a COVID-19 Vaccine?

Why Get a Flu Shot with a COVID-19 Vaccine?

As flu season begins, many people are planning to get a flu vaccine. But does it matter if you have been vaccinated against the coronavirus? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) recommend annual influenza...