4 Diet Mistakes That Are Killing People Around the World

We all know that healthy foods are often more expensive than foods with little nutritional value. But the prohibitive cost of foods that are good for us might be taking…

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The Health Benefits of Decaf Coffee and Tea, According to a Nutritionist

  I’m coming out as a decaf drinker. I have long loved the aroma and flavor of coffee, as well as the comforting ritual of starting my day with a…

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7 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

A lot of people ask me if sweet potatoes are actually that good for you, which isn't surprising considering their very name suggests they’re sugar-and-starch bombs! But as a nutritionist, I give…

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10 Health Benefits of Flaxseed, According to a Nutritionist

It's no wonder that the small, edible seeds of the flax plant (which is one of the oldest crops in the world!) have gained superfood status: These tiny bundles of…

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Can Eating Banana Peels Help You Lose Weight?

Bananas are insanely good for you. Not only are they packed with 12% of your recommended daily dose of potassium and 20% of vitamins C and B6, but a single…

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Rhode Island health insurance

Health insurance in Rhode Island Rhode Island uses a state-run health insurance marketplace, where individuals, families, and small businesses can shop for health coverage. Open enrollment in Rhode Island for…

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Washington health insurance

Health insurance in Washington Washington State operates its own health insurance exchange: Washington Healthplanfinder. Washington is working to create standardized health insurance plans for the individual market and a “public option”…

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Indiana health insurance

Health insurance in Indiana Indiana relies on the federally facilitated exchange, so residents enroll through HealthCare.gov. Open enrollment for 2021 health plans is November 1 – December 15, 2020; residents…

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Minnesota health insurance

Health insurance in Minnesota Minnesota has a state-run health insurance exchange: MNsure. Open enrollment for 2021 health plans in the Minnesota health insurance marketplace (MNsure) runs from November 1 – December…

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Medicare in Washington

At a glance: Medicare in Washington Nearly 1.4 million people are enrolled in Medicare in Washington. More than a third of Washington’s Medicare beneficiaries have Medicare Advantage plans. But in…

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Illinois health insurance

Health insurance in Illinois Illinois has a partnership health insurance exchange with the federal government. Open enrollment for 2021 health insurance plans runs from November 1, 2020 to December 15, 2020. Illinois…

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Medicare in Oregon

At a glance: Medicare health insurance in Oregon MOre than 20 percent of Oregon residents are enrolled in Medicare. Of the 883,000 Medicare beneficiaries in the state, about 13 percent…

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Medicare in Delaware

At a glance: Medicare enrollment in Delaware Nearly 22 percent of residents are enrolled in Medicare in Delaware. Only 19 percent of Delaware Medicare beneficiaries select Medicare Advantage plans. Residents…

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Medicare in Maryland

Medicare in Maryland at a glance Medicare enrollment in Maryland surpassed one million people as of April 2018. Only 11 percent of Maryland Medicare beneficiaries select Medicare Advantage plans. The…

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Medicare in Illinois

At a glance: Medicare health insurance in Illinois More than 2.2 million residents are enrolled in Medicare in Illinois. About 30% of Illinois Medicare beneficiaries are enrolled in private plans…

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Medicare in Wisconsin

At a glance: Medicare enrollment in Wisconsin About 1.15 million residents are enrolled in Medicare in Wisconsin. Fifteen percent are under 65 and enrolled due to a disability. Thirty-nine percent…

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Medicare in Massachusetts

At a glance: Medicare health insurance in Massachusetts Nearly 1.35 million residents are enrolled in Medicare in Massachusetts. About 27 percent of Massachusetts Medicare beneficiaries are enrolled in Medicare Advantage…

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Medicare in North Dakota

At a glance: Medicare health insurance in North Dakota About 129,000 residents are enrolled in Medicare in North Dakota; only 12 percent are under age 65 and eligible due to…

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