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Psoriasis Costs: How to Control It and Needed Reforms

Americans spend $112 billion in psoriasis costs a year. Casey Nilsson discusses the price of treatment, health insurance reforms, and how to control the costs.

By Casey Nilsson

LGBT Adults Are More Likely to Be Unemployed and Uninsured

Sexual minorities in the U.S. are less likely to have jobs and health insurance and more likely to have poor health and a lower quality of life than straight adults.

By Diane Domina

Women Are More Likely Than Men to Have a Chronic Disease

Just what every woman wants to hear. But, unfortunately, 38 percent of American women have at least one chronic health condition, compared to 30 percent of men. Find out what it’s costing women — in finances and life.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Health Care and Insurance for Young Adults on a Budget

No health insurance? High deductible? Learn about your options for low-cost health insurance and health care as a young adult on a budget.

By Angela Pupino

What You Need to Know About Access to Insulin Treatment

Learn about insulin treatment for diabetes, including the different products that help with delivery and how to get insulin when you don’t have insurance.

By Eileen Bailey

How to Navigate Step Therapy — Or Avoid It Altogether

You could be going through step therapy — when insurance companies try less expensive treatments before offering the goods — and not even know it.

By Alisha Bridges

How to Save Money on Your Thyroid Prescriptions

Follow these six tips and stop spending so much money on your thyroid prescriptions.

By Mary Shomon

Paying for Birth Control: What to Know Now

Under the Affordable Care Act health insurance is required to provide all forms of birth control free. The rule is still in effect, with a major new exception.

By Nancy Metcalf

I Have Universal Healthcare—Here’s What I Think About Obamacare

As someone who lives in Canada, here’s what I think about the healthcare in the U.S.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Will I Be Able to Get Health Insurance on the Exchange for 2018?

Health insurers continue to exit and enter the 2018 marketplace, but as of now every U.S. county will offer at least one plan. Here’s what else to know.

By Nancy Metcalf