Open Enrollment Rate Increases for 2017 and EPO vs PPO

  Here’s an individual health insurance update for the fall of 2016. This message does not contain any information regarding the Medicare open enrollment which I’ll discuss in the next video blog. General open enrollment for individual health insurance began
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Is Your Heart Healthy for Valentine’s Day?

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National Heart Month #heartmonth is here! February is National Heart Month – celebrate by loving your heart! Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in women and men in the United States, and while some risk factors are hereditary, there is much that can be done to lower you
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In The News This Week: Fear About Zika

Zika Transmitted by Mosquito
And You Thought Zika Was Only In Brazil…. Zika infections will rise, plateau and then fall in Colombia, says President Juan Manuel Santos. via VIDEO: Colombia – Zika infections will rise WebMD shares the story the doctors who linked the Zika virus to microcephaly. via Zika
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The Passing of Bowie and Frey is the Week Our Music Died

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Are you a Boomer? If so, last week may have been as sad for you as it was for some of us. The deaths of David Bowie and Glenn Frey led to some interesting conversations about which artist left a bigger impact on our lives, and a bigger whole in our hearts. Which was it for you? Winslo
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How Are You Celebrating MLK Day of Service?

Kaiser's MLK Day of Service
Are you looking for a way to celebrate Monday’s holiday? Some of our colleagues were looking and initially found very little to choose from. Below is what we found in Pasadena and Los Angeles. Towards the bottom is a fabulous video we found from a Kaiser event a couple of years
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5 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions You Can Easily Keep

If you are like most of us, you are making some new year’s resolutions that include being healthy so we thought we might help you out: Healthy New Year’s Resolutions The new year is all about creating new beginnings. While you’re coming up with ways to give yourself a fres
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Ways to Celebrate a Healthy Start to the New Year

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Many of us vow to make the next year healthier than the last. Why wait for the new year? We suggest you start today! To help you in that endeavor, here are a few recipes. For those that prefer video, scroll to the end to see a different collection of healthy DIY tips. 5 New Years Eve
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Has Santa Paws Already Come Into Town?

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Like you, we are preparing for the holiday. Hopefully, you have already completed your health insurance application, have purchased any needed travel insurance and are safely preparing for the holiday. Surel you have not forgotten about your fur-babies in your preparation, right? Just
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Still Time to Buy Holiday Travel Insurance

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As we close out Open Enrollment Health Insurance Season, we turn to The Holidays: Holiday travelers to top 100M for first time ever; most will drive Holiday travelers to top 100M for first time ever; most will drive The national average price for gas is poised to fall below $2 per gal
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Flu shot, or Scared of Santa?

Flu shot, or scared of Santa? Can you guess why these tots are crying? All happy families are alike, and so are unhappy toddlers, whether they’re getting a shot at the doctor’s office or perched unwillingly on Santa’s lap. But Jimmy Kimmel had fun Tuesday night seein
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