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Category: Health Insurance

Understanding Long-Term Care

It may not be wise for people over the age of 65 to rely on Medicare or private health insurance. Medicare does not cover custodial care, and private health insurance rarely pays any long-term care costs. Depending on your financial situation, long-term care insurance may be your best option for peace of mind and financial benefits as you age. What Is Long-Term Care Insurance? Many...

Will Dental Insurance Cover Mouth Injuries?

Millions of teeth are knocked out every year in athletic events. Injuries affecting the face and mouth account for a significant number of common sports injuries. If you are active in sports, or if you have children who are, you may be wondering if your dental insurance covers mouth injuries. The answer depends on what kind of coverage you have, and the type of injury...

Am I Drinking Enough Water?

As stated by Medical Daily, 75 percent of people in the U.S. today may suffer from chronic dehydration, and most Americans consume far below the recommended amount of water. Look for the following signs of dehydration to find out if you are drinking enough water: You feel thirsty Your skin is dry Your urine is dark You have bad breath You suffer frequent headaches Your...

How Much Sun Is Too Much Sun?

It is common knowledge that too much sun exposure is bad for your skin. Most people also know that we need sunlight to make vitamin D, a micronutrient that aids bone growth and absorption of calcium, controls cell growth, regulates immunity, and helps prevent inflammation. Unfortunately, it can be tricky balance between getting the sunshine we need to produce adequate vitamin D and risking overexposure...

Easy Ways To Add More Vegetables To Your Diet

We all know that vegetables are good for your health, but it can be challenging to include enough of them in your diet. The following are some easy ways to work a variety of nutritious vegetables into your daily meals. Have Veggies For Breakfast A lot of breakfast meals are better with vegetables. Add cauliflower rice or minced broccoli to your scrambled eggs. Make an...