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Category Archives: Health
Looking to shed some unwanted pounds? Some people do it by hitting the gym and cutting calories. Others try to lose weight by participating in a weight loss program or buying the diet products they see in ads. If you’re in that … Continue reading
Want to get fit this year? It’s one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. And joining a gym is one of the most popular ways of getting in shape. But beware: Joining a gym often means signing a contract and … Continue reading
A Fun Run can be a great way to get or stay in shape. It’s also a great social activity–a great way to have fun. Unfortunately, not all such events are what they are cracked up to be. In fact, some … Continue reading
It happens every summer: warmer temperatures bring out bugs you don’t want in or around your home. It can be more than just an annoyance, especially in Texas, which is at risk of mosquito-borne viruses like West Nile and chikungunya. Your … Continue reading
Whether you’re trying to lose weight, build muscle or just live a healthier lifestyle, supplements can aid you in achieving your desired outcome. However, Better Business Bureau urges consumers that supplements are not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug … Continue reading
The holidays are over and consumers are turning their thoughts toward making 2013 better than 2012. According to USA.gov, one of the most common New Years’ resolutions is to get fit. Gyms and fitness centers are more than happy to … Continue reading
The pet insurance industry has experienced a 10-fold growth over the last 10 years, increasing from one, single pet insurance company in 1997 to 11 companies today. With pet owners spending up to $650 a year on veterinary bills, pet insurance … Continue reading
At the end of January, LowestMed announced the launch of its mobile app. The app – available for iPhone and Android users – allows consumers to view and compare prescription drug prices at supermarket and pharmacy chains in their local … Continue reading
On Feb. 9 the Department of Health & Human Services announced the consumers could soon look forward to plainer, more straightforward language about their health care plans. Published regulations in the Affordable Care Act require that descriptions of what their … Continue reading