Health

Health is one of those subjects that is confusing. Why are some given the hardship of illness while others live a life full of anxiety. We all have our own struggles in life whether it’s your IQ score or your addiction to drugs. We take a further look into all of these topics and more.

Where Did Your Dog Come From? Dog DNA Tests

Dog and laptop with eye glasses: Dog DNA Tests

Do you have a mixed-breed dog and wonder what breeds make him who he is? Or perhaps you want to know what hereditary diseases or health conditions he could develop in the future. For those of us who own mixed breeds, your dog’s genealogy is a huge life mystery! Fortunately, dog DNA tests can solve some of these mysteries for you. Keep reading to find out how dog DNA tests work, what you can discover about your pup and other information…

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What Is ALS Disease? A Personal Story

Kimberly and her mom: What is ALS Disease? A Personal Story

My mother was diagnosed with ALS in March 2016. To be blunt, when she told me about her diagnosis, I felt a type of heartache I’ve never felt before. The crying wouldn’t stop, my eyes burned from all the tears and my head was consumed with the worst headache ever. My body was exhausted from mourning my mother who was still alive. The idea that she wouldn’t be around for as long as I wanted to was terrifying to me. But, my fears prompted me to learn more…

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Interview With Richard Hill: A Quest To Find Birth Parents Through DNA Testing

Richard Hill with adopted family

Richard Hill discovered he was adopted as a teenager and then spent a good part of his adult life trying to piece together the puzzle of finding his birth parents. Thanks to at-home DNA tests the process was much easier than expected and he was able to uncover some exciting facts that led to some significant discoveries in his life. Since then, he’s written a book and makes it his mission to help others do the same. We got the chance to interview him and are happy to share his story with our readers in hopes it will inspire others too…

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5 Most Successful Rehab Programs in the U.S.

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With more than 14,500 addiction rehabilitation centers in the U.S. alone, how do you narrow down the field to find the most successful rehab programs for you or your loved one? Every facility offers a different therapeutic and clinical approach and varying programs, services and accommodations. Here, we’ll give you some pointers to find the best drug and alcohol rehab program for your individual needs…

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Expat Health Insurance Comparison: Why Get Global Coverage?

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Are you planning on living abroad? Don’t get caught up in the excitement of your upcoming adventures without taking some necessary precautions. One of the most important things to consider is health insurance. Most U.S. medical insurance plans don’t include coverage outside of the U. S. Even if you’re young and healthy; you never know what can happen. What if you develop a serious illness while abroad, or you get injured in a car accident? Your impending medical bills will put a huge damper on your adventures and could force you to return home. Fortunately, you have medical insurance options to cover your time overseas. Here, we’ll give you the need-to-know info about expat health insurance…

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