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Continuous Glucose Monitors Set for Medicare Coverage | Investopedia

Continuous glucose monitors (CGM) have emerged as effective tools to measure and monitor glucose levels in real-time 24 hours a day, and are …

Why Leaving a Little Fat In Your Budget Can Help You In the Long Run

Perfectly tweaking your budget so that you’re only paying the absolute minimum sounds like frugal dream. However, if you don’t leave yourself …

See Just How Much Sugar Is Hiding In The Food You Eat

When sugar is stacked side-by-side with food, it becomes a lot less appealing.<p>Sin Azucar, or “without sugar,” is a photographic project from Spanish photographer Antonio Rodríguez Estrada. The idea is as simple as can be: Estrada takes packaged foods and photographs them alongside the amount of …

Save or pay debt first? How to prioritize paying off student loans and credit cards

It's an age-old question: Do you save money or pay off debt first?<p>Some camps emphasize paying off high-interest debt before you do anything else, …

Drop everything and try this delicious hair growth smoothie

We always get so excited when there are new products to try for our hair. Whether it’s a new sulfate-free shampoo or moisturizing conditioner, …

Everything you should eat when you’re sick to feel better ASAP

The medicine cabinet can provide quick relief when you’re suddenly slammed with a nasty cold or a pounding headache, but healing and long-term health …

7 considerations when you negotiate severance | Investopedia

You would probably be suspicious if your boss asked to meet with you in the conference room after lunch. You know <i></i>something is amiss when the head of …

The Role of Frugality in Long-Term Financial Success

Like many people who suddenly realize how bad their financial situation is, we dove <i>hard</i> into frugality during the first few months of our financial …

Personal Finance

Nine dementia symptoms most people ignore

As the number of people suffering from dementia continues to rise - the World Health Organisation estimates 65.7 million patients by 2030 and 115.4 …

The personality types that make the most and least amount of money

A lot of things determine how much money you make: your level of education, the job you choose to pursue, the company you work for, your hard skills, your performance, and your ability to negotiate.<p>But one thing you really have no control over that can affect your pay is your personality …

How to Invest Money and Where to Invest It For 2016 and 2017

MasrGate<p><b>Hold your breath, but no one really knows how to invest money or where to invest for 2016, 2017 and beyond. Asset allocation is the name of</b> …

‘Ghost Forests’ Appear As Rising Seas Kill Trees

Forests provide habitat and protect against global warming, but they’re declining worldwide because of land clearing, fires, disease, and invasive …

Try toast with toppings

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Obese patients and smokers banned from routine surgery in 'most severe ever' rationing in the NHS

Obese people will be routinely refused operations across the NHS, health service bosses have warned, after one authority said it would limit procedures on an unprecedented scale.<p>Hospital leaders in North Yorkshire said that patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or above – as well as smokers – …

Physiology

This pasta salad has touches that make it ideal for a lunchbox

I am on the road for work fairly often, and although my teenage daughter and husband can surely fend for themselves while I am away, it puts me at ease knowing I have left them with a couple of prepared dishes in the refrigerator. This pasta salad is one I make again and again at my daughter’s …

Insulin Prices Are Skyrocketing, Too

It's not just EpiPens that are getting too expensive for patients.<p>The EpiPen isn’t the only life-saving medication that has experienced egregious …

Diabetes

My 5 go-to dishes when I only had $150 a month to spend on food

Living in New York required me to quickly adapt to several big changes at the same time: the lack of living space, noise, and the subway system that always seems to break down when you can't afford a delay.<p>One of the biggest adjustments I had to make, however, was around money.<p>Naturally, my …

Princess Diana, Style Icon: See 13 Photos of the Natural Beauty

In the 19 years since her untimely death, Princess Diana has remained a beauty and style icon. In lieu of outdated gowns, she opted for an ever-evolving, of-the-moment wardrobe that contained everything from seductive, fashionable gowns to bold-colored suits. Her mid-length blonde feathered locks, …

18 space-savvy solutions for your pint-sized garden

Knowing what to do with a small garden can be difficult, but it's all a case of knowing how to make the most of your outdoor space and addressing …

Landscaping

7 Ways to Painlessly Save for Travel

Daydreaming about vacation is one of our favorite pastimes. One minute we'll be thinking of the paintings in Rome, the next we'll be pondering the …

You Don’t Need a Savings Account to Save Money

Low interest rates have made savings accounts less attractive in recent years.<p>A saving strategy that doesn’t feature a savings account might seem …

Personal Finance

This woman wants to retire at 60, but her mortgage may be a roadblock

Caroline is single again with a grown son and an executive-level government job earning about $164,000 a year. She'll be 56 next month and is wondering whether she can retire at age 60.<p>She asks if it is feasible to pay off her remaining mortgage by the time she quits work or whether renting an …

The most popular and easy metric to use in real estate investing is cash on cash return, but what should you be aiming for?The most popular and easy metric to use in real estate investing is cash on cash return, but what should you be aiming for?

You would rarely hear anyone talk about cash on cash return outside the world of real estate investing. Most other investments such as stocks are …

Personal Finance Basics: 7 Essential Habits for Saving and Investing

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Investors<p>These are the basics of running your financial life.<p>By Suzanne Woolley | June 20, 2016 | Updated on May 3, …

6 Common Money Management Mistakes That Entrepreneurs Make - OLBlog

Many entrepreneurs find money management difficult, especially during in the early days, and yet it is something that is absolutely critical to the …