- Oct 16, 2018
- 1 min
Reminder: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Have you checked yourself?
From our friends at the Doris A. Howell Foundation for Women's Health Research, the yearly reminder brings to mind the latest on breast cancer. As of today: 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer. Breast cancer comprises about 15% of all cancer cases in the US and is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women, behind lung cancer. Overall estimated 5-year survival in female breast cancer patients is around 90% but differs significantly across different stages
- Oct 2, 2018
- 4 min
Here we go... again! The top questions you need to know before this year’s Medicare open enrollment
That time of year is almost here. That time when we start asking ourselves about the best healthcare plan out there after we turn 65. Susana Leon Krieger helps us navigate through the most frequently asked questions, and discusses the benefits of making an informed decision when navigating the Medicare alphabet soup of options. If you search for the term “Medicare” on your search engine, you will see “99,200,000 results in 0.99 seconds”; each one addressing as many case sce