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Flaxseeds: A nutrient-Packed Super-Food? Part I

by Dr. Meenakshi Bhattacharjee

The science has never been clearer: flaxseed deserves to be top of the list of the world’s most powerful

Understanding Med-Supp Plan F, Plan F select and Plan F High Deductible

With almost 12 million individuals enrolled nationwide, “Med-Supp” (also known as Medicare Supplement or Medigap) plans continue to be a popular and valued

2019 Medicare Part D Late-Enrollment Penalties will decrease by 5.23% – But maximum penalties can reach $601 per year

Many Medicare beneficiaries are affected by late enrollment penalties for not enrolling in Part D when they became first eligible. Well, there is

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is recognized as Prostate Health Month and also Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated with Twitter chats, prostate

Annuities can help cover long-term-care costs

1035 Exchange into a Hybrid Product Because hybrid life/long-term care and annuity/long-term care products are purchased with a lump sum premium, the process

Annuities can help cover long-term-care costs

People with existing annuities or whole-life insurance policies can take advantage of what’s called a 1035 exchange to swap into long-term care insurance–either

What do you need to know about your new Medicare card?

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is mailing new Medicare cards to all 57.7 million Medicare beneficiaries (starting back in April

Medicare’s diabetes prevention program slows to crawl

CMS has refused to fund virtual programs, and has slowed implementation of the in-person programs Senior officials at CMS are dragging their feet

Importance of Diet in Coronary Heart Disease: Risks and Solutions – Part II

by Dr. Meenakshi Bhattacharjee Foods that help prevent heart disease There is no ‘magic’ food to decrease the risk of developing heart disease.

Importance of Diet in Coronary Heart Disease: Risks and Solutions – Part I

by Dr. Meenakshi Bhattacharjee

Characteristics of heart disease Cardiovascular disease is known as the silent killer—especially for women. It takes the lives of