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Obese People Should Get Counseling, Panel Advises

Earlier this week, a federal health advisory panel recommended that obese adults receive intensive counseling in order to address the mounting obesity epidemic in America. The U.S. Preventive Services Task…

Julie Gerstein | June 26, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Health Insurance Makes You Sexier

According to an incredibly biased study done by eHealthInsurance.com, 90 percent of college students said that they would automatically find someone more attractive if he or she had one important…

Ami Angelowicz | July 20, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Dear Wendy: “Should I Marry For Health Insurance?”

I was laid off about a year and a half ago and have been without health care since that time. For the most part, that’s OK because I am not…

Wendy Atterberry | November 17, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Poll: Do You Have Health Insurance?

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Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 6, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Domestic Violence Victims Have More Health Care Costs, Says Study

A study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine found that women who suffered from domestic violence have higher health care costs, even after the abuse ends. Female…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Report Says WellPoint Insurance Targeted Breast Cancer Patients

An exclusive investigation by Reuters alleges that health insurance company WellPoint used a computer algorithm to find breast cancer patients and drop their health benefits. This software tipped federal…

Jessica Wakeman | April 22, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Girl Talk: I Got Married For Health Insurance

I’d never been one of those girls who’d dreamt about her perfect wedding. The virgin-white dress, the exorbitant costs, the fuss over a big, shiny rock — none of it…

Nona Willis Aronowitz | November 20, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Chubby Baby Denied Health Insurance

When it comes to babies, our throbbing ovaries tell us the chubbier, the better. We could just coo and squeeze 4-month-old Alex Lange, weighing in at 17 pounds, all day!

Jessica Wakeman | October 15, 2009 - 2:50 pm

Why Doesn’t Tara Subkoff Have Health Insurance?

Last week it was announced that Tara Subkoff, designer for the edgy, high-end brand Imitation of Christ, was diagnosed with a brain tumor and would be undergoing brain surgery. If…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 14, 2009 - 10:00 am

Recessionista Report: Destination Weddings, Health Costs, And Domestic Abuse

Destination Weddings: A growing number of couples are choosing to say “I do” under the Caribbean sun, rather than having a traditional wedding in their hometown, even though we’re in…

Annika Harris | May 12, 2009 - 7:00 pm

I Now Pronounce You Fully Covered

Marrying for health insurance is nothing new. Even I proposed to two men when my health insurance was canceled recently (sadly, they both said no). But even when love isn’t…

Annika Harris | April 7, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Quickies!: Willie Nelson For President, Gastrosexuals, & The Benefits Of Marriage

There’s a write-in movement underway, complete with campaign song, to elect country music icon Willie Nelson as the next President of the United States. [The Boot]
Are PETA’s ads sexy…

Annika Harris | July 25, 2008 - 9:00 pm