Health & Health Care / Dental Care

  • Dangerous trend: Teens are making DIY braces that can ruin their teeth

      

    Thankfully, the #KylieJennerChallenge lip-plumping trend is long gone. But teens apparently have started another dangerous fad: do-it-yourself braces. According to WISH, youngsters have...

  • Can chewing gum be as effective as flossing?

      

    Would you rather chew gum or floss your teeth? And no, it's not a trick question. Gum-chewers, keep on chewin' According to a study published by science journal PLOS ONE, scientists...

  • Prescription Plan Guide

      

    Prescription Plans for Less Publix.com - 14 day supply of select antibiotics for FREE Walmart.com - 30-day supply of select generic drugs for $4 or a 90-day supply for $10 Target.com -...

  • Prosthetics Can Be Made Affordable With 3-D Printers

      

    If you end up losing a body part, prosthetics can be expensive. But the miracle of new technology has a cost-effective answer. Here's a look at the emerging field of cheap...

  • Why You Should Stop Drinking Bottled Water

      

    When you buy bottled water, are you really getting what you're paying for?A new stat I saw in Real Simple magazine estimates that 48% of bottled water is actually filtered municipal tap water. If...

  • Obamacare / Affordable Health Care Act Guide

      

    I know whenever I talk about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), it is a political fault line in the country. Even though I have views that differ from the law of the...

  • Concierge medicine offers personalized medical attention

      

    In an effort to circumvent health insurance headaches, some doctors have switched to cash-only practices and are saving their patients big bucks in the process. CNNMoney.com reports there are a...

  • 12 Things You Need To Know About Obamacare Before 2014

      

    The new Obamacare regulations can be a confusing maze to navigate.Should you set yourself up on Healthcare.gov? We all know how well that site has been working the past few months. When do we...

  • Obamacare facts: How to use the health care exchanges

      

    Now that glitches in the rollout of Obamacare have been fixed, it's safe to get back in the water and shop for health coverage again. The health care exchanges are now, for the most part, working...

  • Obamacare scams to watch out for

      

    We've all heard how difficult it is to sign up for Obamacare online. But did you know scamsters may prey on you if you try? Scamsters have targeted seniors for numerous rip-offs surrounding the...

  • Having trouble signing up for Obamacare?

      

    The rollout of the federal health care exchanges has been a bust. But the real test of Obamacare comes a year from now. Putting together a website is something so many organizations do. I can...

  • Who will be impacted by Obamacare?

      

    If you work for a big company and get your health insurance through them, there's not much either good or bad for you in this new law. Things pretty much stay the same for you.  You can keep...

  • Obamacare health care exchanges now open

      

    Understanding the Exchange System Beginning Oct. 1, you can shop the health care exchanges for policies that become effective January 1, 2014.What does this mean to you? It means that as an...

  • What if I need help paying for Obamacare?

      

    Get help paying for health coverage Individuals earning between $15,302  and $46, 021 can qualify for a discount, as can families earning between $31,155 and $93,700. Subsidies are...

  • What if I need help paying for Obamacare?

      

    Affordable Health Care Act:  Get help paying for health coverage Individuals earning between $15,302  and $46, 021 can qualify for a discount, as can families earning between $31,155...