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Your October 2015 Checklist

Pumpkins and leaves

The fall season is in full swing now that it is October. The fall season marks the beginning of the holiday season for many, with Halloween and Thanksgiving being two of the major holidays that many look forward to. Before beginning to prepare for these holidays, check out the following October checklist first: Fire safety…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Breast cancer is one of the most serious conditions affecting women around the world. Breast cancer is the second most prevalent form of cancer found in women behind skin cancer and roughly one out of every eight American women born today will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. Because of this, getting tested…

Private-Sector Health Care Spending is Expected to Slow in 2016

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While private-sector health care market growth is predicted to continue to increase throughout next year and will most likely still grow more quickly than the rest of the American economy, it is expected to slow down according to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report. The report has predicted that spending in the private-sector health care market will go…

California May Extend Health Coverage to Illegal Immigrant Children

Woman doctor checking heart of young boy

The California Senate recently approved a bill that would provide California health coverage for illegal immigrant children. This will make California the first state in the United States to provide health care coverage to kids who are in the country illegally, which means that they are requesting federal authorization to be able to sell private…

One Important SC Case Could Influence California Health Care

Woman drawing Health care reform on window

There have been a lot of California health care reform initiatives over the last few years, and this doesn’t look to change any time soon now that another case looks to influence health care reform as it is brought before the Supreme Court. There are actually several pending cases that could result in national healthcare…