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Navigating the Health Insurance Minefield

Personal politics aside, signing up for health insurance can be a total nightmare. The truth is, it’s always been that way. The Affordable Care Act hasn’t changed that part, just the particulars of signing up for and maintaining a plan. It’s true that Healthcare.gov is now a much better site, complete with intuitive controls and

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Signs That Your Child May Have An Allergy

If you’re a sufferer, fall allergies can be the bane of human existence.  The Center for Disease Control estimates that 50 million Americans are at the mercy of some type of allergen.  Seasonal allergies occur when the immune system has a grudge against a particular protein and commits an all-out assault to eliminate the substance

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Pick a Virus, Any Virus: The Flu and its Cousins

Each year, hundreds of thousands of Americans come down with the seasonal flu each year. The CDC estimates the exact number to be anywhere between 5 – 20% of the population annually. The range is wide because the virus and its myriad strains are highly unpredictable, much to the dismay of hard-working public health officials

navigating health care

Navigating the Health Insurance Minefield

Personal politics aside, signing up for health insurance can be a total nightmare. The truth is, it’s always been that way. The Affordable Care Act hasn’t changed that part, just the particulars of signing up for and maintaining a plan. It’s true that Healthcare.gov is now a much better site, complete with intuitive controls and

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Candy Rush – Sugar’s Affect on the Brain

Imagine if you will a mountain of cakes, cookies, ice cream, and candies. The sheer amount of sugar in that last sentence could take down a full-grown Rhinoceros, and that is exactly the point. Sugar is fantastic but has snuck its way into almost every food there is. Take a peek at the ingredients label on

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Ebola. What You Need to Know.

Ebola is a terrifying disease. And an outbreak of Ebola is a scary scenario to imagine. It conjures up images of Dustin Hoffman in a hazmat suit, working desperately to save humanity. Lately, Ebola has also been inspiring heated jabs in the comment section of all your favorite news outlets. And while, “Your mom’s a

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navigating health care

Navigating the Health Insurance Minefield

Personal politics aside, signing up for health insurance can be a total nightmare. The truth is, it’s always been that way. The Affordable Care Act hasn’t changed that part, just the particulars of signing up for and maintaining a plan. It’s true that Healthcare.gov is now a much better site, complete with intuitive controls and

Child with Allergy

Signs That Your Child May Have An Allergy

If you’re a sufferer, fall allergies can be the bane of human existence.  The Center for Disease Control estimates that 50 million Americans are at the mercy of some type of allergen.  Seasonal allergies occur when the immune system has a grudge against a particular protein and commits an all-out assault to eliminate the substance

navigating health care

Navigating the Health Insurance Minefield

Personal politics aside, signing up for health insurance can be a total nightmare. The truth is, it’s always been that way. The Affordable Care Act hasn’t changed that part, just the particulars of signing up for and maintaining a plan. It’s true that Healthcare.gov is now a much better site, complete with intuitive controls and

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How to Talk with Your Doctor

Planning Your Doctor Visit A Partnership How well you talk with your doctor  is one of the most important parts of getting good health care. Unfortunately, talking with your doctor isn’t always easy. In the past, the doctor typically took the lead and the patient followed. Today, a good patient-doctor relationship is a partnership. You

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#TheMoreYouKnow About CityMD

#TheMoreYouKnow about CityMD CityMD urgent cares aren’t like your typical doctor’s office. You might know that there are over 35 locations throughout New York City, Long Island, Rockland and Westchester counties, that you can walk right in without an appointment, and we cater to many insurances, but there are still many that don’t know the difference

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Green Thumbs For a Worthy Cause

I have always wanted to be a carpenter.  There is something immensely satisfying about working with your hands and seeing the fruits of your labor.  Or better yet, knowing that your handiwork brings joy to the lives of others.  They say it’s never too late to chase your dreams.  With that in mind, I embarked

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#TheMoreYouKnow About CityMD

#TheMoreYouKnow about CityMD CityMD urgent cares aren’t like your typical doctor’s office. You might know that there are over 35 locations throughout New York City, Long Island, Rockland and Westchester counties, that you can walk right in without an appointment, and we cater to many insurances, but there are still many that don’t know the difference

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#TheMoreYouKnow About CityMD

#TheMoreYouKnow about CityMD CityMD urgent cares aren’t like your typical doctor’s office. You might know that there are over 35 locations throughout New York City, Long Island, Rockland and Westchester counties, that you can walk right in without an appointment, and we cater to many insurances, but there are still many that don’t know the difference

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Spring is here!

5 Tips To Transition From The Winter Blues To Sunny Spring

It’s supposedly Spring time in New York, but it sure doesn’t feel that way. At least not consistently yet. That makes it much harder for everyone to really kick those winter blues and get our bodies ready for warm weather. We can’t promise these tips will produce the heat we’ve been craving, but we know

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navigating health care

Navigating the Health Insurance Minefield

Personal politics aside, signing up for health insurance can be a total nightmare. The truth is, it’s always been that way. The Affordable Care Act hasn’t changed that part, just the particulars of signing up for and maintaining a plan. It’s true that Healthcare.gov is now a much better site, complete with intuitive controls and

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