Health Hack: 3 Small Changes That Make A Big Difference in Your Health.
Just about every week there is something new in the health world. Eat this. NO wait, don’t eat that!! Try this pill, or buy a waist-trainer, or better yet, let’s just spin that fat off! As a former beauty queen I have probably tried everything there was. Some of it worked, but only temporarily. As a health professional, I know better. Our bodies have a science and rhythm to them that fad diets or products won’t fix. Here are three proven changes that will make a difference in your health.
The next steps after your appointment: Step 8
We’re at our last step, of the 8 steps that serve as a guide to your health, and that is what to do after your appointment.
¡El Mercado de Seguros Médicos está abierto!
Si necesita un seguro de salud, ahora usted puede inscribirse en HealthCare.gov o CuidadoDeSalud.gov en un seguro económico que se adapte a sus necesidades y su presupuesto. También podría calificar para asistencia financiera. La Inscripción Abierta en el Mercado continúa hasta el 15 de febrero de 2015. Su cobertura puede tomar vigor tan pronto como el 1ero de enero 2015 si se inscribe antes del 15 de diciembre de 2014.
Google hangout with Secretary Burwell!
Very recently I had the pleasure of being invited to be on a Google hangout with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell. I was joined by 2 other Latina blogger powerhouses, Elisa Batista and Monique Frausto, and it was hosted by my dear friend, the brilliant Elianne Ramos.
Find a medical provider and make that appointment : Steps 4 and 5.
November 15th marked the first day of open enrollment and that’s great news for all of us, because if you or someone you know does not have insurance now is the time to sign up and get covered for less.
Step 3: Do you know where to go if you need medical attention?
Hola familia! We’re on step 3 already, and that’s understanding where to go if you need medical attention.
Google hangout with Secretary Sebelius
Last week I had the honor of being invited to a Google+ hangout with Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of the Department of Health and Human Services. Along with two other Latina women, I had the unique opportunity to ask her a question about the Affordable Care Act.
Your health matters – are you insured?
Disclosure: I am participating in a paid outreach program for Consumer Reports, however all opinions presented here are mine. A few years ago I had just started a new job, when BAM – it happened. It wasn’t a particularly dreadful winter day. It had just started to lightly snow and I was walking the same pathway to work that I had done many times. I blinked and before I knew it I had slipped on some black ice and fallen right on my behind. My first thought of course was embarrassment. There I was, lying on the ground (patas arriba like my dad would say) with my things thrown everywhere.…