Out-of-pocket health costs hit old, poor, women hardest – CNBC

Low-income Americans, older people and women pay a greater share of their incomes toward out-of-pocket health costs than do others, according to a new report issued Tuesday. The broad analysis of spending by more than 2 million Americans also found that there is a strong correlation between when people tend to pay their out-of-pocket health […]

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9 Fitness Trainers to Follow on Instagram

@nicolewinhoffer Who she is: Not only a modern dancer and trainer, she’s the woman in charge of keeping Madonna in tip-top form. What you’ll find: If you’re a dance fan or want to score a better booty, look no further: Winhoffer’s high-energy dance clips and butt-sculpting moves have you covered. And her acrobatic poses—just wow! […]

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Health Bill Appears Dead as Pivotal GOP Senator Declares Opposition – New York Times

WASHINGTON — A last-ditch attempt by President Trump and Senate Republicans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act appeared to collapse on Monday as a pivotal senator announced her firm opposition to the latest repeal plot, virtually ensuring that Republicans would not have the votes they need for passage. The announcement by the senator, Susan Collins […]

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We Love This Fitness Blogger's Response to Haters Who Say Strength Training Makes Women Look 'Manly'

Instagram star Kelsey Wells claps back at the trolls. As anyone who has ever stepped into a weight room knows, women own the room as much as men do. And they have excellent reason to like lifting. Studies have shown that lifting weights builds strength, improves overall functionality, and helps maintain muscle mass as you age. Yet internet trolls and […]

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Health department warns restaurants of inspection scam – MLive.com

OAKLAND COUNTY, MI – Authorities in Oakland County are alerting managers at restaurants and other food establishments about a phone inspection scam making the rounds. The Oakland County Health Division and Oakland County Sheriff’s Office have been told by local restaurants that individuals claiming to be a health inspector are calling them and asking for […]

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Major health care groups united in opposition to GOP bill – CBS News

WASHINGTON — The nation’s doctors, hospitals and health insurance plans are unified in their opposition to the latest Republican bill to dismantle former President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.  In a joint statement on Saturday, major groups such as the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association, America’s Health Insurance Plans and the BlueCross BlueShield Association […]

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