Under the health care law, annual 'preventive care' is supposed to be free. I got a bill for $730.
The presence of E. coli on so many mobile phones suggests people aren't washing their hands with soap when they ought to.
If you're one of the 50 million Americans without coverage, you still have some access to affordable care.
Health insurance premiums are going up -- 9% on average -- and you're getting less for your money. Many folks are cutting back on care in potentially dangerous ways.
With inflation factored in, Americans now earn roughly as much as they did in 1996.
Unfortunately, cutting costs in some areas now will make the financial pain worse later. Here's what to do instead.
If the lights go out for even a little while, the darkness isn't just scary. It's dangerous.
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