Month: January 2013

Saving Money At The Pharmacy

With the high cost of prescription medications eating into the family budget it is important to find ways to save money at the pharmacy. One of the best methods is to purchase generic drugs. Generic prescriptions are less expensive alternatives to brand-name products. Depending on your prescription and medication needs you could save significantly by […]

Breaking pill in half

Risks From Breaking Pills In Half

Why not break big prescription pills in half and get more for your money? Good idea or silly concept? If you cut prescription pills in half you may be able to slash your prescription costs by 25 to 50 percent per year. However you are also cutting down some health benefits and taking a huge […]

Raising deductibles

Raising Deductibles If You Don’t Get Sick Often

Asking why insurance companies do what they do is pointless it seems. Asking should you save money if possible? Now that makes sense. Insurance, especially health insurance, can be expensive. Usually in order to keep your deductibles low you pay a higher premium. These premium payments can add up aver time to a considerable sum […]



A prescription is actually part of a health-care program that covers the well being of individuals. Prescriptions are required to be written for specific ailments by a qualified practitioner who is licensed to prescribe these medications. Prescriptions can be written by dentists, nurse practitioners, psychologists or your doctor. Prescriptions are more than orders for medications; […]


The first pharmacies were known as places to “dispense poisons and pills.” This designation quickly changed to define a pharmacy as an establishment where general medical advice and services are offered. Most early pharmacies sold medicines formulated and mixed by the pharmacist as well as tobacco and “medicines” developed by charlatans. Early pharmacies were the […]

Weak body and Muscular body

Measuring Body Fat Percentage At Home and Chart

Why should we know our body fat percentage? Knowing our body fat percentage, as well as the minimum essential fat percentage can be useful if we are trying to lose weight. Besides knowing how much essential fat we absolutely have to have, we also need to know our lean body mass, the weight of your […]

Visiting the doctor

How Often Should I Visit The Doctor?

Unfortunately many people do not go to see a doctor unless they are near death, literally. Next in line are people that only go to see a doctor if they have been injured. Data from 2008 shows that there were 124 million emergency room visits that year and out of those only 42 million were […]


Healthcare Benefits: Take Care of Yourself

Healthcare benefits, what do you gain from taking care of yourself and being concerned for your health? Caring for ones’ health is very important, well, for your health and general well being. If you try to take good care of yourself you have a better chance at a happier, healthier, longer, and fuller life.

Why Exercise Is Wise

Exercise to lose weight, build muscles, look and feel good. Exercise can bring up your energy levels and improve moods. You need at least thirty minutes or more of moderate to intense exercise to keep your body going.

A skinny man

Daily Activity – How Many Calories Am I Burning?

How many calories do you burn a day going about your normal routine? Well that would depend on what your normal routine is as well as your age, sex, and height. For the sake of this article let’s assume you are a 35 year old woman that weighs 140 pounds, if you lead a sedentary […]