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Addiction Treatment and Your Health Coverage

Addiction was not truly considered a diagnosable and treatable mental illness by the U.S. medical community until about forty years ago. And whil…

Part VII: A Healthy Family’s Guide to Health Insurance Resources

Making informed choices about your family’s health and dental insurance options is a good first step toward ensuring overall good health. Equally…

Part VI: Consulting a Physician With or Without Health Insurance

Despite your best intentions as parents, children will get sick. A normal part of childhood, winter colds and flu bugs actually strengthen childr…

Part V: Why You Can’t Overlook the Importance of Personal Hygiene

Good personal hygiene habits go beyond smelling nice and looking clean; proper hygiene also prevents the spread of germs that lead to bacterial s…

Part IV: Working Exercise into Your Family’s Lifestyle

It is well known that regular exercise is crucial to good health. However, that need not mean arduous time spent laboring in a sweaty gym or an e…

Part III: Taking Charge of Your Family’s Nutrition

Obesity in children today causes more health problems than drug abuse or smoking. One in three U.S. children and adolescents are overweight. This…

Part II: How Can I Best Protect My Family’s Health?

The American Medical Association reports that 25% of every healthcare dollar is spent on activities linked to poor health, such as improper diet,…

Part I: The Current State of Family Health Care Coverage

Medical expenses in the U.S., whether covered by private insurers, individual households or taxpayer-funded assistance programs, have skyrocketed…

Actionable Ways to Protect Your Family’s Health

As responsible adults, we can never assume that quality health insurance equates to happy, healthy children. No, we adults need to do the heavy l…