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How doctors die

Jan 19, 2016
In facing death, and making preparations for it, doctors are showing the way for others.

Planning for saving in the face of terminal illness

Nov 20, 2013
People who have terminal diseases are living longer.

Pushing patients to seek value, whatever that is

Nov 19, 2013
Changes in the insurance system are leading more consumers to consider what they expect in their health care and how much it is worth to them.

Weighing the risks of going without health insurance

Nov 19, 2013
For many people, complying with the new health care law will become a financial decision.

Navigating today’s health insurance marketplace

Nov 19, 2013
Tips to evaluate your options under the plans offered by the Affordable Care Act.

You plan your retirement, then you get the health bill

Nov 19, 2013
As the American population ages and insurers try to rein in costs, the share of health and medical costs that retirees can expect to shoulder is becoming more formidable.

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Taking care of aging parents, from a distance

Nov 19, 2013
Besides the physical and emotional strains of caring for an elderly parent, there are the financial effects.

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