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Why 66% of Americans Are Clueless About Health Care Costs

Filed under: Health Care, Personal Finance, Health Insurance Getty Images By Jennifer Liu Visiting the doctor isn’t exactly an enjoyable experience. But what feels worse? Opening your mail weeks later, only to face a medical bill that you didn’t anticipate. About two-thirds of American adults — or a whopping 155 million of us — have been confronted by that unpleasant ...

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Obama Slams Staples on Health Care: ‘Shame on Them’

Filed under: Health Care, Retail, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, This Built America Moment Editorial/Getty Images By Doina Chiacu, Sruthi Ramakrishnan and Martin Howell WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama singled out office supply giant Staples (SPLS) as undercutting his health care reform law and said large corporations shouldn’t use the health insurance issue as an excuse for cutting wages, the ...

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5 Ways to Save on Health Care Costs

Mention the term health care and you’re likely to get a variety of responses. Regardless of your political leanings, one thing is for certain – health care is an expensive necessity in today’s economic climate. According to Statistic Brain, we spend about $ 10,000 per person on health care costs every year. The good news is that there are ways ...

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28 Remarkable Benefits Of Turmeric For Skin Care, Hair And Health

Turmeric, also known as ‘haldi’ in India, is a popular deep yellow, earthy spice that’s probably best known for its association with curries and mustards. Considered an herbal remedy due to its anti-inflammatory and therapeutic properties, Turmeric carries with it amazing medicinal benefits and is used to decrease depression, Alzheimer’s disease, fibromyalgia, headaches, diabetes, allergies, arthritis and other chronic illnesses. ...

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Can’t Afford Obamacare? Consider a Health Care Sharing Ministry Instead

Health care sharing ministries offer another insurance option for people who find plans on the marketplace too costly. As many as 2.6 million families lost their chosen health insurance plan in 2013, since their plans did not meet standards required by the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, according to an analysis by the Urban Institute. And according to ...

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Facebook Plots First Steps into Health Care

Filed under: Technology, Health Care, Facebook, Internet Stephen Lam/Getty ImagesFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg By Christina Farr and Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook (FB) already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it could also know the state of your health. On the heels of fellow Silicon Valley technology companies Apple (AAPL) ...

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Will ‘Duck Dynasty’ Fans Care About Phil Robertson’s Anti-Gay Comments?

“Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson, left, offered up his feelings on homosexuality during an interview with GQ. After years of ruffling duck feathers, an interview “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson gave GQ is blowing a whole new controversy out of the water. In a piece posted online Wednesday for the January issue, Robertson made a number of anti-gay statements to ...

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Medicare Discrepancies Discovered On After Hospital, Home Care

The Obama administration has been trying to get a handle on wasteful Medicare spending for years, and has recently discovered large discrepancies when it comes to after hospital and home care. Numbers are not adding up when it comes to services patients receive after they leave the hospital, be it home healthcare, nursing homes or other. According to researchers investigating ...

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Studies Show Athletes Benefit from Regular Chiropractic Care

Most people make the conclusion that a person visiting a chiropractor is doing so for problems with their back or neck. According to a recent study led by Dr. Simon French of the Melbourne University in Australia, most people do visit the chiropractor for these reasons. However other research is showing that people are reaching out to their D.C. for ...

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Sebelius admits ‘we’re not there yet’ in resolving health care website repairs

MICHAEL REYNOLDS/EPA HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appears before the US Senate Finance Committee hearing on ‘Health Insurance Exchanges – An Update from the Administration.’ Prodded to be more candid with Congress, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Wednesday the administration’s flawed health care website needed a couple of hundred fixes when it went online more than a ...

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