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Hospitals stationing bill collectors in the ER
Hospitals stationing bill collectors in the ER Health April 25, 2012
If you thought health care couldn't get any worse in America, I'm about to shock you. The attorney general of…
Medicine takes a cue from retail with more customer focus
Medicine takes a cue from retail with more customer focus Health April 24, 2012
Entrepreneurs are leading medicine down a new path that will see doctors connecting with customers much like a retailer would.…
Another alternative for quitting smoking
Another alternative for quitting smoking Health April 19, 2012
Smokers who haven't been able to kick the habit just yet can still save big money on their cigarettes. There's…
Insurers paying cash bounties if you seek out cheaper health care
Insurers paying cash bounties if you seek out cheaper health care Health April 13, 2012
No matter how the Supreme Court rules in June on President Obama's health care reform, the reality is we're spending…
Should you spend your money on BPA-free plastics?
Should you spend your money on BPA-free plastics? Life April 10, 2012
Some three years ago, the big worry of the moment was that BPA in plastics was being linked to possible…
App helps shop the lowest prescription prices
App helps shop the lowest prescription prices Health April 4, 2012
When you get a prescription, you can use the power of a smartphone to figure out where to find the…
High fructose corn syrup faces new scrutiny
High fructose corn syrup faces new scrutiny Health March 28, 2012
The obesity epidemic in the U.S. has made headlines for years. And now a court case is going to decide…
Roll your own cigarette shops offer savings on smoking
Roll your own cigarette shops offer savings on smoking Health March 28, 2012
All over the country, roll your own cigarette shops are opening that allow you to buy cigarettes at a fraction…
Dangers of filthy fast food restaurant playgrounds
Dangers of filthy fast food restaurant playgrounds Health March 26, 2012
The fast food restaurant playgrounds are filthy and one woman is on the warpath to clean them up. Erin Carr-Jordan,…
A calorie-conscious candy bar?
A calorie-conscious candy bar? Shopping & Retail March 26, 2012
Is it possible to have both a sweet tooth and a slim waistline? One manufacturer thinks so, and is coming…
Mars to reduce portion size of all candy to 250 calories
Mars to reduce portion size of all candy to 250 calories Shopping & Retail March 12, 2012
Is it possible to have both a sweet tooth and a slim waistline? One major candy maker thinks so and…
Website ID’s sites with worst privacy policies
Website ID’s sites with worst privacy policies Protect Your Rights & Identity March 12, 2012
Certain websites you visit daily are lax about keeping your personal info private. A new site identifies the worst culprits.
Dangers of performance-enhancing supplements
Dangers of performance-enhancing supplements Health March 7, 2012
Are you taking performance-enhancing supplements to improve your workout? You may want to heed some advice from the U.S. Army…
Dangers of performance-enhancing supplements
Holiday Inn readies fitness-themed hotel brand Travel March 1, 2012
If you travel a lot for work, you know how hard it is to eat right on the road, get…
Comparison-shop your health care
Comparison-shop your health care Health February 20, 2012
You comparison shop in the store, online and practically everywhere else. So why not do the same for medical care?…
Smartphone app compares prescription deals
Smartphone app compares prescription deals Health February 17, 2012
When you get a prescription, you can use the power of a smartphone to figure out where to find the…
Must you spend more to eat well?
Must you spend more to eat well? Shopping & Retail February 14, 2012
When you think of Walmart products, you tend to think about inexpensive appliances and household goods. You certainly don't think…
Must you spend more to eat well?
Dangers of performance-enhancing supplements Health February 13, 2012
Performance-enhancing supplements for workouts are all the rage. One of the most popular supplements is called DMAA, a substance that…
Health Savings Accounts: A more affordable option
Health Savings Accounts: A more affordable option Health February 6, 2012
Health care in the United States is outrageously expensive. But there is a way to cut expenses by banding together…
Health Savings Accounts: A more affordable option
The pros and cons of social media Scams & Rip-Offs January 17, 2012
RIP-OFF ALERT: Social media is impacting our world both for the good and the bad. I have opposite examples that…
Health Savings Accounts: A more affordable option
Advance directive forms available for free online Life January 13, 2012
If you want to save your family from making important but difficult decisions about your end-of-life wishes, I recommend that…
Salvage stores offer cheap food, but not for the faint of heart
Salvage stores offer cheap food, but not for the faint of heart Shopping & Retail January 12, 2012
The recession has been a real boon for supermarkets as more people having been buying store brands and eating at…
No health insurance? Try a daily deal site
No health insurance? Try a daily deal site Health January 10, 2012
People are turning to daily deal sites for select medical procedures in the absence of health care coverage. I've talked…
Maximize your brain power with these 5 changes
Maximize your brain power with these 5 changes Health January 10, 2012
Aging does not have to mean that your brain functioning deteriorates as the years roll on. Clark shares the 5…
Graphic warnings on cigarette labels
Graphic warnings on cigarette labels Health December 14, 2011
Graphic warnings on cigarette packs won't be happening anytime soon. But Clark's enthusiasm for them has led some to call…
Graphic warnings on cigarette labels
Keys to optimal brain functioning as you age Health December 13, 2011
The advancing of the years does not have to mean lower brain function, according to some of the new cutting…
Graphic warnings on cigarette labels
Negotiate for a better deal on dentistry Health December 9, 2011
If you've been putting off dental care other than your routine cleaning every six months, now is the time to…
Graphic warnings on cigarette labels
Make your resolution to get fit right now Health December 7, 2011
Instead of waiting for 2012 to roll around, why not make a resolution to get fit right now in December?…
Graphic warnings on cigarette labels
Graphic cigarette labels get overturned in court Health November 14, 2011
Cigarettes won't get graphic labels as originally planned anytime soon, thanks to the ruling of a federal judge. I was…
Emergency Help for Traveling Seniors
Emergency Help for Traveling Seniors Life November 11, 2011
Emergency help for seniors who are away from home is now available at the touch of a button. Clark shares…
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