Best Foods For Your Heart

We all know that eating a balanced diet is crucial to leading a healthy lifestyle, but not all healthy foods are created equally. When it comes to heart health, some foods may provide more nutritional benefits than others. Below is a list of the top heart-healthy foods. Be sure to keep these foods in mind the…

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Same Prescription, Different Prescription Prices. Can that Be Right?

Continuing Series: Questions from Consumers …There is a lot of confusion around the topic of retail prescription prices. For example, why the exact same prescription can vary in price depending on the state and city you live in, the day on which you purchase and the pharmacy or drugstore you use, even if they are…

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Hypothyroidism 101

Do you lack the energy to get through the day,? Have you put on a few  not been overeating? Has your voice been slowly weakening?  Does the cold weather ? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, it is very possible that you have the early symptoms of hypothyroidism, also known as under-active thyroid disease.What is…

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Give a Meal This Holiday Season

What is food insecurity? The government uses this term broadly to refer to hunger and the coping mechanisms that households use to avoid going hungry. According to FeedingAmerica.org, in 2017, 40 million Americans lived in food insecure households, including more than 12 million children. Research shows that food insecurity tends to be episodic and often cyclical. During this holiday…

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Type 2 Diabetes – Weighing the Risk

By: Shane Power, President of Watertree Health…Type 2 diabetes is becoming an increasingly common diagnosis for America’s children, but this wasn’t always the case. In fact, this form of diabetes, often associated with being overweight, was very rare as recently as a decade ago. Today, children with Type 2 Diabetes are overwhelming the health care…

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Why You Should Grow A Mustache This Month

Prostate cancer statistics are staggering. Every year, over 164,690 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed, and almost 30,000 men die from it. It’s the second most deadly cancer affecting men in the U.S.This November, we challenge our male readers to become a “Mo Bro” by participating in The Movember Foundation’s “Movember.” The campaign aims to “change the…

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What’s the Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Also known as, “diabetes mellitus”, diabetes affects over 30.3 million people, or nearly 10% of the U.S. population. According to the CDC, 7.2 million of that 30.3 million are undiagnosed. Also, there is the misperception that those affected with diabetes have brought it upon themselves simply by living an unhealthy lifestyle…

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Thank You Card Holders for Making 2017 a Great Year

At Watertree Health, we love our community-based nonprofit partners for the amazing work they do, and you for helping support them. Thank you for using our card benefitting children with critical illnesses, animals who are suffering, people who don’t have enough to eat, and individuals who may be at risk or have kidney disease. You…

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Undisguise Portion Size

Bigger is not always better.According to the CDC, more than one-third of adults in the United States are obese. Being obese can increase your risk for heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and even certain cancers. The question we should be asking is why are so many Americans struggling with obesity?We know that sugary drinks,…

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“Can I Use a Prescription Discount Card if I Have Insurance?”

Continuing Series: Questions From Consumers Yes you can, but our discounts can’t be combined with those from insurance to reduce the price. Our free Prescription Discount Card can help you save money when your insurance doesn’t cover a prescription, and sometimes the discounted price is lower than your co-pay.Here are 2 Steps to Rx Savings:…

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