Health & Health Care / Prescription Plans & Costs

  • How to get more out of your Medicare now

      

    Unfortunately, Medicare is a tricky subject fraught with multiple complexities.  While you’ve most likely been paying into it for years, you also may still have many unanswered...

  • 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 -...

  • How to get prescriptions as low as $4/month

      

    TRANSCRIPT: There are times when you go to fill a prescription that it feels like the pills must be this big, because of how much it cost to fill the prescription. And that's opened up a...

  • Could a Generic Drug Ever Be Unsafe for You?

      

    Generic drugs now account for well over 80% of all prescriptions. Just 10 years ago, less than half of drugs sold were generics. Much of the growth is because employers make generics...

  • How To Avoid Fraud With Herbal Supplements

      

    Do you take herbal supplements? The sad news is you might not be getting what you pay for...The attorney general of New York State tested a variety of herbal remedies at Walmart, Walgreens, Target...

  • Time to get insured for your health care

      

    The deadline to sign up for healthcare coverage is almost here. Time to find the best plan for your family.

  • Health care penalties and your tax return

      

    Didn't have health insurance last year? It could affect your taxes. Here’s a look at the penalties you'll face and how you may be able to get out of them.

  • Time to reshop your health insurance plan

      

    Open enrollment for most insurance plans happens once a year and many don't take the time to view their policy. Here’s how taking 20 minutes to look it over could save you big money.

  • Clark's 33-cent lumbar support solution

      

    Suffering with pain from a bad back like Clark? Clark devised an easy alternative to a $50 lumbar support for just 33 cents!

  • 5 Ways To Get Lower Prescription Drug Prices

      

       With prescription drug prices continuing to increase, consumers are looking for ways to limit costs and save money. There are several tips to follow that will help to save on...

  • Emergency Room Alternatives

      

    If you have a minor ailment, don't head to the E.R. or your wallet will be hurting too. You have better alternatives.

  • 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...

  • Acetaminophen overdose may result in liver failure

      

    Do you take Tylenol (brand name) or acetaminophen (generic) when you're sick? Be sure you're not exceeding the FDA's new recommendation of milligrams.About 5 years ago, I put out a warning about...

  • 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...