A Portland Maine family physician quit accepting all forms of health insurance in April of this year. “Now I work for patients. I don’t work for the government and I don’t work for insurance companies. To be honest, if more people did this we’d see the price of healthcare go down, not up,” said…
It’s natural to think that the extremely wealthy or famous are cocooned from spending their final days in abject conditions but wealth does not provide nearly the buffer from neglect or abuse we think it does.
Is your neighborhood walkable? That question has become more and more a selling point for people looking to move. There is a growing interest in having neighborhoods and cities become more walkable and because people are often willing to pay more for housing in areas that embrace walkability, there is growing economic reasons for…
According to the Humane Society of the United States, there are approximately 80 million dogs in the United States and over 86 million cats.
Think you’ll work until you’re 70 or even longer? A new MetLife Mature Market Institute study of boomers born in 1946 found that more than half of them are retired despite earlier intentions to postpone retirement.
If you wait until age 70 to collect your Social Security benefits, your benefits will be 76 percent higher than if you had begun to take benefits at age 62. This could mean that it might be smarter to spend down your retirement savings such as a 401(k) in order to delay taking your benefits.
According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States and the fourth worldwide. More than 143,000 new cases of cancers of the colon or rectum are expected in the United States this year and nearly 52,000 people will die from it.