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Category: Medicare

Do You Understand the Basics of Medicare?

Medicare can be complex, so it’s important to learn as much as you can as you begin thinking about enrolling in Medicare health insurance. This quiz can help you see how much you know about Medicare and determine what areas you need to research more. Q: What does Original Medicare cover? A: Original Medicare covers Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance). However, it o...

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Category: Your Health

Key to Curing Colon Cancer is Early Detection

A colonoscopy may not exactly be a walk in the park, but it’s not even close to the dreadful experience it’s often thought to be. Fear and anxiety cause far too many of those at risk to avoid this valuable screening that saves lives. Let’s take a look at some statistics. -The American Cancer Society reports that each year around 50,000 people in the United States die from colon (or color...

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Category: Retirement

Top 3 Things to Consider When Retiring

Retirement should be a happy time in your life. But it can be overwhelming to figure out what you need to think about before leaving your 9-5 behind. As you get closer to retirement, make sure you consider the following three things:  1. Prepare to be healthy and active for years to come. There’s good news and there’s bad news here. The good news is that people are staying healthy and ac...

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Category: Your Health

5 Things to Do Daily to Keep Your Heart Healthy

  You know that exercise and a good diet can keep your heart healthy. But what else can you do to keep your heart going strong? Here are five key things to do every day to help your heart keep ticking: 1. Eat healthy fats.We need fats in our diet, including saturated and unsaturated fats. But one fat we don’t need is trans fat, which is known to increase the risk of developing heart dise...

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