Category Archives: Healthy

Local library to offer free assistance with Obamacare enrollment

by Barbara Perone This month, if you want free one-on-one help enrolling in an Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) healthcare plan representatives from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and a leading healthcare IT company, will be available to … Continue reading

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Free Health Clinic Available in Somerset

By Barbara Perone If your medical insurance ran out this month and you live in Somerset County, you may want to visit a free local clinic if you should happen to get sick before you are able to purchase a … Continue reading

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Caveat: E.R. Treatment Not Always Free for the Uninsured

By Barbara Perone In the United States, any hospital that accepts Medicare must honor a 1986 law, passed by Congress at the behest of then-President Ronald Reagan, to allow the uninsured free emergency medical care if they need it. But, … Continue reading

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Affordable Health Insurance Program Enrollment Open Now

By Frances Chaves When your COBRA runs out, purchasing health insurance on the open market might become cripplingly expensive for you – especially if you’re still unemployed. By the way, in case you are curious, COBRA stands for the Consolidated … Continue reading

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Healthy, Wealthy & Wise Turn a new Leaf: Keep illness at bay with Herbs and Spices

By Lori Peterson Antioxidants, phytochemicals and phytonutrients found in herbs and spices can offer some health-protective benefits. Researchers from the National Cancer Institute found that the curcumin in turmeric can help prevent HIV from multiplying and can slow down the … Continue reading

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Healthy, Wealthy & Wise

By Mary Anne Usher and Maureen Koenen Monthly Proverb  “Karma means you don’t get away with nothin’.”  -Ruth Denison Winter Tips ‘Tis the season for colds and flu, as per the old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a … Continue reading

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Healthy, Wealthy & Wise

By Rob Wederich Monthly Proverb “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise”–Oscar Wilde Have you ever been in a job you didn’t like, but stayed on simply because you didn’t want to expend the energy … Continue reading

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