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Why Your Health Insurer Doesn’t Care About Your Big Bills

Widely perceived as fierce guardians of health care spending, insurers, in many cases, aren’t. In fact, they often agree to pay high prices, then pass them along to patients. Justin Volz for ProPublica Michael Frank ran his finger down his medical bill, studying the charges and pausing in disbelief. The numbers didn’t make sense. His recovery from a partial hip ... Read More »

Health insurance and cancer — How to choose the best plan for your needs

Naval Goel “Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.” It is clear that it is not only about having a healthy body, but also about having a healthy mind. In simple terms, a good health is all about the condition where your body and mind function properly. These days when ... Read More »

Gout, the painful condition doesn’t increase your risk of fracture

People who suffer from gout, a painful inflammatory arthritis, may not have an increased risk of fracture as earlier believed, says a new study. Gout is a common form of arthritis that can affect anyone. Sudden, sever attacks of pain, swelling, redness and tenderness, often to the joint at the base of the big toe accompany this condition. A gout ... Read More »

Broccoli Nutrition: This Nutritional Showstopper Can Do Wonders For Your Health

Broccoli is the edible flowering head of a green plant that derived its name from the Italian plural broccolo- flowering crest of cabbage. Its history dates back to the 6th Century BC, and is the outcome of careful breeding of Brassica crops in northern Mediterranean region. A valuable food in the Roman Empire, it was taken to England in the mid-18th century ... Read More »

Diet plan for your eyes, eat these big 5 foods daily to keep allergies away

Your eyes are by far the most sensitive organ in your body, and it requires the most sensitive care. When it comes to eye care, the glare of the summer sun or the heat are two things you need to protect your eyes from in this season. If you don’t, you could be dealing with a number of problems, such ... Read More »

10 things you need to stop hiding from your doctor

There are many reasons why people visit their GPs – some extremely serious, some totally trivial. But whatever the reason, there are always things we need to know. The problem is, a lot of the time, people are very reluctant to share important details. In an ideal world, your doctor should know pretty much everything about you, even if it ... Read More »

Stomach issues? Here’s what your abdominal pains could mean

Whether you’re dealing with a casual case of indigestion or you’re suffering with something a bit more serious, tummy pains offer an insight into what’s going on inside our bodies and should never be ignored — no matter how manageable. Here, we look at six of the most common stomach issues with the help of Dr Luke Powles, lead physician ... Read More »

Here’s why yogurt should be part of your daily diet and skincare regime

Your grandmom was right. Yogurt, the versatile dairy product, is filled with nutrition and should be part of your daily diet. Moreover, it’s equally useful for the skin and hair. Treat sunburns, acne and improve your immunity with yogurt. Himanshu Chadha, Founder, APS Cosmetoofood, and Nmami Agarwal, Nutritionist and Dietician, tell you how: * Treat sunburn: Spread yogurt on the ... Read More »

Do you eat according to your blood group? All about the blood type diet

Your blood group holds a lot of information. It can guide you on what your diet should look like. Unlike a lot of other one-size-fits-all diets, the blood type diet is personalised based on your blood group. It was most prominently advocated by Peter J. D’Adamo, a naturopath. There are four main blood groups – A, B, AB and O ... Read More »

To lose weight the right way, include these 6 superfoods in your diet

The success of your fitness and weight loss goals are totally governed by what you eat. And with the recent rise of lifestyle diseases in India, the saying couldn’t ring truer. To stay fit, or even lose weight, you need to ensure your diet has all the healthy foods. Superfoods like kale and chia seeds offer wholesome goodness. Moreover,they are ... Read More »