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understanding your health insurance

Understanding My Insurance, part 1

So, you’re a new recipient of health insurance – congratulations! Now what?

If this is the first time you’ve had health insurance on your own, you’re in luck. We’re starting this series in order to help people just like you. We know that navigating your health insurance plan can be overwhelming (and not exactly exciting), but we hope this series will help you understand the ins and outs of health coverage.

To begin, we feel it’s important for you to understand the major changes the health care delivery system has undergone in the past few years. We’re talking about the Affordable Care Act (ACA)Continue reading → Understanding My Insurance, part 1

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The best medicine

Have you heard any good jokes lately? Maybe you were the unfortunate recipient of an April Fools’ Day prank – hopefully not! In any case, the laughter that resulted may have a role in reducing your stress.

This article from the Mayo Clinic outlines the positive benefits laughing can have to your health.

“A good laugh has great short-term effects. When you start to laugh, it doesn’t just lighten your load mentally, it actually induces physical changes in your body,” the article states. Continue reading → The best medicine