If you have eye problems, you might be aware of the fact that health insurance usually doesn’t cover eye exams and getting new lenses or frames. They only cover eye care if you have a medical issue. However, there are numerous vision plans you can use, which will absorb some of the costs you need to pay at the eye doctor.
Benefit and Discount Plans; Which One Do You Prefer?
There are two main types of vision plans: benefit and discount. The vision benefits allow you to use a fixed amount of money in exchange for a membership fee. You need to pay X amount of money, to be able to use Y amount of money. There is also the discount...
According to researchers, the cause of age-related memory loss, which can make us forget where we put certain things for example, has been reversed in monkeys. The study scientists restored a chemical imbalance in the brains of the elderly monkeys, and as a result, the aging brain cells were turned into young ones. As a result, the brains of the old monkeys were able to sustain working memory, through which the brain can keep an piece of information for a brief period of time.
Working memory improved in monkeys
Researchers have used monkeys as model for human brain studies for a very long time now. However, that does not mean that...
Just like in the year 1990, the Social Security is under attacked once again. It is believed that Social Security is in big trouble and that it will fail. It seems that the younger people, and people who aren’t retired yet, expect to get zero percent income from Social Security when they reach the retiring age. It seems that their opinions are not correct, and that the other Social Security myths are not true either.
The Most Popular Myths about Social Security
The most common opinion about Social Security is the fact that it is going bankrupt. That is false, and even if it would go bankrupt, the checks would still come....
It is very easy to fall in love, as we are fascinated with that other person, we are very generous, attentive, and so on. According to psychologist Harville Hendrix, when we are in love, the “world is in Technicolor.”
It is much more difficult to maintain that connection in time. Things start to go wrong, and the traits we loved about the other one, slowly start to annoy us. We hurt each other more often, and with each conflict we start to feel lonelier. The love we once had is just a sweet memory. However, that is not the case with all the marriages or relationships. According to Hendrix, that is because of our...
There are many people who suffer from various heart conditions, and the best thing they could do is to exercise. Physical exercises have all sorts of benefits, such as increased circulation, reduction of certain risk factors, or stress.
Safe exercises for people with heart problems
Risk factors such as being overweight, having high blood pressure, or high blood sugar can increase the risk of developing certain illnesses or conditions. Of course, people who have heart problems should be very careful when they perform physical exercises, because some of them might be dangerous.
This means that people who suffer of heart...
It seems that nowadays, since the technology has become such a huge part of our life, we are more sedentary than ever. This is very hazardous for our health, even if it might not seem so. According to doctors, one of the best things we could do in order to increase our overall health is to be active. One of the simplest types of exercises we could do is walk. That is it. We do not need to go to the gym, and do very complex exercises. Sure, if you can do them, it is advisable to do them, but it seems that walking can be very beneficial as well.
The benefits of walking
Walking could be the best exercise which improves your...
Filling taxes can be a burden, and unfortunately, people have to do it each year. The IRS has stated that the most common mistake made by people is to forget to put their Social Security Number, or to write the wrong number.
Too many mistakes
However, according to the experts numerous other graver mistakes are done each year, which can be very costly. Many people do not know that they can use certain deductions when they fill in their tax papers, and as a result they pay more than it is necessary. It seems that the number of deductions is around $1 trillion. More than 92 million tax payers from the United States of America...
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