All articles tagged: “Health”

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Lively: A Modern Era Health Savings Account that Helps People Better Prepare for Today and Tomorrow

Lively: A Health Savings Account for the Modern Era

In a Nutshell: Unexpected medical expenses can send household budgets into a tailspin. The founders of Lively... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/3/20

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Prevention Institute Promotes Health Equity by Advocating for Policy Change and Partnering with Communities and Organizations

Prevention Institute Promotes Health Equity & Better Communities

In a Nutshell: Most people understand how taking personal preventive measures, such as exercising, can help avert... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/5/19

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Mesothelioma.com Provides Medical and Legal Resources for Patients and At-Risk Workers Exposed to Asbestos

Mesothelioma.com Offers Medical & Legal Resources

In a Nutshell: Asbestos is a widely used industrial material, but its properties also make it extremely hazardous.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/4/19

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PERIOD.org Advances the Right to Affordable Menstrual Hygiene Through Worldwide Service, Education, and Advocacy

PERIOD.org Advances Menstrual Hygiene Rights

In a Nutshell: PERIOD.org works to end period poverty — or the lack of menstruation resources — through education,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/22/19

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CrowdMed Can Help Patients Reduce Medical Costs by Crowdsourcing Diagnoses for Rare Diseases and Disorders

CrowdMed Offers Patients Crowdsourced Diagnoses

In a Nutshell: CrowdMed offers an innovative solution for people suffering from illnesses, but can’t get the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/26/19

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Common Threads: A Nonprofit Helping Thousands of Under-Resourced Children Learn How to Select and Prepare Affordable, Healthy Food

Common Threads: Healthy Food Education on a Budget

In a Nutshell: Common Threads is a nonprofit organization with a mission to encourage health and wellness and bring... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 9/17/19

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Health Care For All Targets Affordable Medicine as Part of Its Mission for Equitable Care for Every Massachusetts Resident

Health Care For All Advocates for Residents in Massachusetts

In a Nutshell: The Boston-based nonprofit Health Care For All has been advocating for adequate health coverage for... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/27/19

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How Labdoor’s Transparent Approach Helps Consumers Make More Informed Financial and Health Decisions on Nutritional Supplements and Vitamins

Labdoor Helps People Make More Informed Decisions on Supplements

In a Nutshell: About half of U.S. adults take at least one nutritional supplement every day. However, those... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 1/25/19

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Blink Health’s Price Match Guarantee on Generic Drugs Aims to Help Cure the High Cost of Medication in America

Blink Health Guarantees the Lowest Prices on Generic Drugs

In a Nutshell: Amid ongoing concerns and debate regarding the cost of prescription drugs in America, Blink Health... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/15/18

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Mental Health and Money — The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) Weighs in on How Financial Stress Affects Your Well-Being

ADAA Weighs in on How Financial Stress Affects Your Well-Being

In a Nutshell: Mounting debt tends to bring about feelings of being overwhelmed, especially for those already... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/11/18

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Up to 80% Savings on Prescription Drugs — GoodRx Helps Consumers Cut Medication Costs Through Comparison Shopping

GoodRx Saves Consumers Up to 80% on Prescription Drugs

In a Nutshell: There is, quite frankly, no simple answer to the question of why prescription drugs are priced the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/9/18

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Living Light Culinary Institute Dishes on the Financial, Environmental, and Long-Term Health Benefits of a Raw, Plant-Based Diet

Living Light Culinary Institute: Budgetary Benefits to a Better Diet

In a Nutshell: A common misconception is that healthier diets always come with higher price tags. However, avoiding... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/8/18

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Children’s Health Fund Brings Quality Health Care to America’s Disadvantaged Families

Children’s Health Fund: Health Care for Disadvantaged Families

In a Nutshell: Child poverty rates in America are among the highest of all developed nations. In addition, more... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 5/4/18

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Accessible, Equitable, and Effective — Boston Medical Center’s Programs for Underserved Populations Take a Multidisciplinary Approach to Health Care

BMC's Versatile Approach to Equitable Health Care

In a Nutshell: When merely keeping a roof over your family’s head is a daily challenge, nutritional and medical... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/26/18

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Up to 90% Savings on Prescription Drugs: PharmacyChecker.com Specializes in Creating Access to More Affordable Medication

PharmacyChecker.com Can Save You Up to 90% on Prescription Drugs

In a Nutshell: Soaring prescription drug prices are no secret, and the situation has led many Americans to seek out... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 2/28/18

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Quackwatch Acts as a Healthcare Watchdog for Avoiding Costly Fads, Fraud, and False Claims

Quackwatch: A Watchdog for Costly Health Fads and Fraud

In a Nutshell: With more options for maintaining our health and wellness than ever before, Americans today are... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/19/18

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Prioritizing Sleep Pays Off: Stay Alert at Work by Improving Your Sleep Habits, from Getting the Right Amount of Sleep to the Quality of Your Mattress

Why a Good Night’s Sleep is Crucial for Your Career

In a Nutshell: Despite the crucial role it plays in health and mental benefits, quality sleep is not as highly... read more »

Kristine Crane

By: Kristine Crane • 1/10/18

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Family Caregiver Alliance — 40 Years of Providing Financial Resources, Education, and Guidance to Caregivers of the Ill and Elderly

FCA Helps Families Relieve the Financial Burdens of Caregiving

In a Nutshell: As the US confronts an aging population, the need for caregivers is on the rise. Many caregivers are... read more »

Kristine Crane

By: Kristine Crane • 10/6/17

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Dartmouth Atlas Helps Americans Understand Our Complex Health Care System and Its Rising Costs

Dartmouth Atlas Helps Americans Understand Health Care Costs

In a Nutshell: First published in 1996, the goal of the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care is helping Americans... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 9/5/17

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Vitals® Brings Comparison Shopping to Health Care, Helping Consumers Save Money on Procedures and Appointments

Vitals® Saves You Money Via Health Care Comparison Shopping

In a Nutshell: When it comes to health care, many people equate cost with quality, and choose the more expensive... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/18/17

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SilverSneakers® is Keeping Senior Citizens Healthy Through Free Gym Memberships and Fitness Classes Covered by Insurance

SilverSneakers® Helps Keep Seniors Fit — For Free

In a Nutshell: Older Americans on fixed incomes might be hesitant to spend money on joining a gym, but improving... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/26/17

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DentalPlans.com Provides Access to Quality, Affordable Dental Care, Enabling Over 1 Million People to Save 10%-60% on Procedures

Dental Plans™ Helps 1 Million People Save 10%-60% on Procedures

In a Nutshell: While oral hygiene is important and strongly linked not only to oral health, but to overall health,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/17/17

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Healthgrades Helps Over 1M Daily Users Make Informed Health Care Decisions by Comparing Hospitals, Physicians, and Insurance Plans

Healthgrades Helps Over 1M Daily Users Choose Better Health Care

In a Nutshell: You never want to cut corners when it comes to health-related matters, but it’s important to know... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/23/17

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For Patients, Not Profit: NeedyMeds.org is Dedicated to Providing Information and Resources for Patients Who Need Affordable Medication & Care

NeedyMeds.org Provides Resources for Patients, Not Profit

In a Nutshell: Despite health care changes, the cost of prescription drugs in the United States has been steadily... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 2/17/17

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Massachusetts Health Care Reform Led to Declines in Debt

Massachusetts Health Care Reform Led to Declines in Debt

When President Obama laid out the plans for his Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, he used... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/24/14