Let’s be real, hearing the word insurance can be a little daunting. Especially when it comes to health insurance. If you’re like me and under the age of 26, you might still be piggybacking off your parent’s insurance plan—and that’s okay. I’m here to help you navigate the major life decision that is choosing health insurance for your first time.
Your heart puts in a lot of work—beating 115,000 times and pumping 2,000 gallons of blood a day—but there are things that can slow it down. Do you know if your heart is healthy? Learn the ways you and your doctor can check in with your heart.
Having to fork over a few thousand dollars for an unanticipated medical procedure can be seriously damaging to a household budget. For those who don’t have insurance or have a high unmet deductible and find themselves staring down a costly procedure, MDsave may be able to help.
The New Year is here, and whether or not you’re looking for a new you, it’s a good time to take stock of your body to make sure you’re starting off the decade with a clean bill of health. But what screenings do you really need? A lot of that depends on your age and your risk factors.
In today’s world, even the mention of healthcare can open up a can of worms, from political debates and realities of insurance premiums and medical care becoming more than the cost of housing. Is there a solution to healthcare that can be a win for both patients and doctors—where everyone benefits?
It’s no secret men avoid going to the doctor with a would-rather-scrub-the-toilet-than-schedule-an-appointment kind of hate. With Movember upon us, we wanted to take a look at why.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, The Edna B. and Joyce Fay Washington Breast Cancer Foundation is funding mammograms and follow-up diagnostic care for the Natchez, Mississippi, community. We spoke to CEO and founder Joyce Washington Ivery on her dedication to helping others and the importance of early detection.
A cancer diagnosis is enough to handle without unaffordable costs adding to your stress. Douglas sought out a second opinion
Twenty-somethings like me tend to sweep healthcare under the rug due to time and money constraints, but with looming monopolies on hospital prices and rising healthcare costs, we have to learn how to play the game.
Whether you already take care of your health costs or will soon take over that responsibility from your parents after college, do your research on your options. Don’t worry–to save you the effort of researching on your own, I’ve laid out the important stuff for you.