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Celebrate Your Vision This Month—Resolve to Keep It Healthy

Monday, January 6th, 2014
Resolve to keep your vision healthy this year

If you’re like me and hate to see the holidays pass by so quickly, you’ll probably appreciate this one more thing to celebrate after ringing in the New Year. I don’t know about you, but I believe that eyesight is a cause for celebration. This January is National Eye Care Month—a month during which everyone from health care professionals to the everyday citizen celebrates eyesight by taking care of it. read more

Colorado’s Obesity Rate On The Rise

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Based on the study conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America’s Health, the obesity rate in Colorado increased this year reaching 44.8 percent. Colorado officials are no longer surprised with the numbers presented in the study. They say that it takes a while before Coloradans, both children and adults can live healthier lives and decrease obesity rates despite the wellness programs that the state currently has in place. read more

Want To Save Money? Losing Weight Can Really Help

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Health care is one area where you have little choice except to shell out big bucks, right?  Well, maybe you do have a choice.  Can you lose a few pounds week after week?  That’s not just good for your health, but for most of us who are at least slightly overweight, it’s a big money saver.

The Kaiser Family Foundation reported that obese people spend 42 percent more on health care than people of average weight. And, being overweight can increase your health insurance premiums.  That means you’ll spend more every month than you need to whether you stay well or
get sick. read more

Will You Drop Your Health Insurance Plan Under Obamacare?

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Ever since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as “Obamacare,” was passed into law, consumers could not help but worry about the consequences of its implementation.  The main reason why Obamacare was created in the first place was to reduce the number of uninsured Americans by providing them access to affordable health care coverage.  However, it seems that it is not living up to its promise. The law provides powerful incentives that motivate healthy individuals to drop their current health insurance plan. read more

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