President Trump promised to drain the swamp and go after big pharma companies to bring prescription drug prices down. Earlier this year, the administration dealt a major blow to pharmaceutical companies that will cost them billions.
Thanks to US District Judge Thomas Rice, Planned Parenthood, and other sex education organizations will have funding through 2020 after President Trump and the GOP attempted to cut federal grants to the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program in 2017.
Do you think you may be underweight? Having a Body Mass Index (BMI) that is too low can pose some serious health risks, just like being overweight. Learn what BMI may be considered too low, and the symptoms to watch out for.
Each year new fad diets seem to make their way into the nutrition field, and each year dietitians, nutritionists, and medical professionals warn about the impending side effects. Here’s what you need to know about the latest fad diet trends in 2018.
Trump and the GOP’s latest attempt for healthcare reform has not been received well. Find out why many are calling the latest move under President Trump a direct attack on transgender rights.
A gross new study may have you reaching for paper towels next time you need to wash your hands. The popular air hand dryers, found in most public restrooms, aren’t as hygienic as we thought and maybe spreading more than just bacteria.
There's no denying that Paul Ryan has been one of the most polarizing political figures in recent years. After the announcement that Ryan will no longer seek re-election, it's time to take a look back the legacy he left on the US healthcare system.
A groundbreaking new study has discovered a link between the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), the famed culprit behind Mono, and 7 other major diseases that include Diabetes and Arthritis. If you've been exposed to EBV, see what you may be at risk for.
Democratic Senators Chris Murphy and Jeff Merkley just released their new healthcare reform proposal, adding yet another bill to the already crowded field. How does the new Medicare for More measure up?
More healthcare partnerships are on the horizon as Independence Health Group, one of Blue Cross's leading insurers, and Comcast partner up to create a new and improved healthcare platform.
Have you ever dreamed of paying a flat fee for doctor visits? What about making same-day appointments to see your physician? Concierge medicine allows you to do both. Meet the future of healthcare.
Millions of Americans suffer from mental disorders and emotional distress, but does your health insurance give you access to the mental health services you need?
Americans tend to gravitate towards unhealthy foods because of price and convenience, but there are tons of cheap and healthy options that won't break the bank when you're living on a budget.
Health insurance is expensive, so it's no surprise that many Americans are looking for ways to get the most out of their coverage, but can you use your health insurance to pay for someone else?
The opioid epidemic in the US is reaching new heights, and US Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams says it may be time for all Americans to begin carrying the antidote Naloxone.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) just released their "Final Rule" for Open Enrollment 2019, and here are the key takeaways and changes to watch for in the following year.
If you are looking to get covered in 2018, or already have coverage but are curious about what healthcare options will be available in 2019, we got you covered. Here are the 5 best Trumpcare plans to watch out for.
Health studies and research has shown the multiple benefits marijuana and CBD oil can have when used for medicinal purposes, but the question still remains, will you health insurance cover either?
The semicolon and green ribbon have become the main symbols in today's fight to break down the walls and stigmas surrounding mental health disorders and illnesses. If you see anyone rocking these tattoos or symbols, here's what it means.
If you’re planning for early retirement, it’s important not to overlook one of your biggest costs, healthcare. Seniors are spending more on healthcare today than ever before, and finding the right health insurance plan can save you thousands.
Mental first aid courses are available and can give you the tools to help someone in need. The courses focus on listening without judgment, offering information and reassurance, and encourage seeking help.
When President Trump announced his plans to cut Open Enrollment's marketing budget by 90% and cut the enrollment window in half, many said it would result in fewer sign-ups. The CMS report for 2018 shocked everyone.
Getting disability for physical ailments can be a long and difficult process as it is, but getting disability for mental health issues proves to be even tougher. Learn which mental health issues qualify you for disability.
The US has a long way to go when it comes to mental health. Around 20% of adults and teens struggle with some form of mental illness, but a new age technology approach is helping fight back. Here are the 10 best mental health apps.
A California Judge ruled last week that any coffee sold in the state would need to be accompanied by a cancer warning label, similar to those found on cigarettes. The National Coffee Association, including Starbucks, is looking to fight back.
It is estimated that 1 in 6 adults are living with some form of mental illness in the US alone, along with approximately 50% of adolescents aged 13 to 18 years old. Learn about the different types of mental health disorders.
Industry giants Walmart and Humana are in the early stages of working out a deal that could shake up the healthcare industry. See how a merger or deal between these two companies would affect your coverage.
The importance of taking a mental health day can't be ignored. Employers and schools are starting to realize just how beneficial it can be for your health and productivity to just take a personal day to focus on yourself.