March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

This year, March 5 is the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s “Dress in Blue Day”. The organization asks people to get involved by wearing blue clothing or a blue ribbon to raise awareness about the disease, those impacted by it, and raise money for organizations working to advance research and treatments. Every year, about 140,000 people in the United States get colorectal...
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Another Possible Reason to Visit Your Dentist: Your COVID-19 Vaccine

With health care workers stretched thin responding to record numbers of coronavirus hospitalizations, many states are scrambling to find extra hands with the skills to help get shots into arms. Some are finding the solution to this problem with the help of dentists and retirees.  A report released by the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and National Governors Association in...
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Failure to Plan Can Impact Your Retirement’s Success

One of the most common mistakes when it comes to financial planning in retirement is understanding the short-term costs of healthcare, and the potential long-term expenses. One of the keys to successful retirement is to be ready for potentially rapidly rising healthcare expenses.  The first error is failing to recognize that Medicare has a number of gaps that require a participant to...
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Want Healthy Eyes? Use Both Plan A and Plan B

For many people, eating a balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables is enough to keep their eyes healthy. But whether because of getting older or suffering from certain serious eye diseases, you may also want to add vitamin supplements to your daily dietary intake to keep your eyes healthy and your sight sharp. Vitamin A   Vitamin A is one of the most important vitamins...
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