Women’s Health

Long-Term care insurance can be pricey precisely because it’s a hedge against big expenses. Long-term care is the single most catastrophic financial risk you face. And that’s why the protection of insurance is so important. Many individuals mistakenly think that long-term care insurance is too expensive. As opposed to what? As opposed to 00 per month in a long-term care facility. Compare a monthly premium of 0/month to the cost of 0/day in a long-term care facility. The long-term care insurance is a bargain in comparison.

Luckily though, Kaiser Permanente and the U.C. Davis Medical Center have stepped forward to save this important social service. U.C. Davis Medical Center gave ,000 and Kaiser Permanente gave ,000 to keep the flu shot program alive. This is great news for this program. In this flu season. But it certainly still raises questions about the prospects of government services aimed at the health care needs of citizens.

Fats, or lipids, have gotten a bad rap. They are blamed for everything from bulging bathing suits to life-threatening heart attacks. However, fat can be used as energy by the body when glycogen (stored glucose) is depleted, or in the absence of carbohydrates. We can’t live without fat in our diets. But because fat supplies twice as many calories as do protein and carbohydrates, eating too much fat packs on the pounds.