Toss it: 9 Questions to Help You Declutter

Whether you’re trying to clear out the old in favor of the new or just chasing that oh-so-comforting post-purge glow, we’re here to help. Today, we’ll run down a list of helpful questions that should get you on your way to a less-cluttered, simpler state of mind. So, to avoid the risk of making this introduction far too cluttered, we’re going to get to it! Here are nine, ruthless questions to help you declutter.

Metastatic Lung Cancer: Understanding the Advanced Stages

When a cancer moves from its place of origin to a new location in the body, it’s known as metastatic cancer. For a patient or family whose loved one has just received this diagnosis, it can be devastating and hard to understand. At the most basic level, cancer develops when cells grow in an uncontrolled, abnormal way. They don’t function like normal cells. Rather, they interfere with the normal functioning of the body. Cancer develops as a result of a mutation in a person’s DNA. Often, the mutation is a result of the normal process of aging, but it can also be due to unhealthy habits like smoking or exposure to harmful fumes or gases. A cancer typically metastasizes, or grows into a different location, in the later stages of the disease.

Financial Assistance Options for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder and is the third most common type of arthritis behind osteoarthritis and gout. In the U.S., an estimated 1.3 million Americans suffer from RA. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Americans who had any form of arthritis suffered $303.5 billion in losses that were attributable to their diseases. People who are financially disadvantaged could have a significantly more difficult time treating RA because of a lack of medical coverage or other financial assistance.

8 Mother’s Day Gifts That Are Better Than Flowers

There are so many great Mother’s Day gift options out there. Despite these endless choices, many people rely on old favorites like flowers and chocolates to express their love to their mom. This is a woman who stayed up all night with you, cleaned your bodily fluids off the floor, and put up with years of your teenaged angst, the least you could do is spring for a real gift instead of drooping tulips.

Financial Assistance Options for Diabetics

Low-income people who have diabetes and who do not have health insurance have trouble affording the cost of their care. According to the American Diabetes Association, the average medical costs that are incurred by people who have diabetes is $16,750 per year. People who have diabetes have medical costs that are approximately 2.3 times higher than people who do not suffer from the condition. Poor people should understand different programs that might help to pay for the costs of diabetes care and treatment.

9 DIY Easter Baskets That Toddlers and Preschoolers Will Love

Easter is a great time to get together with friends and family. Lots of people mark this occasion by gifting the kids in their life with beautiful Easter baskets filled with toys, gifts, and other treasures. If you don’t want to spend more than $20 to $50 (which most people don’t), you can DIY a fun basket that any toddler or preschooler will love. Here are some great ideas to get you started.

At High Risk of Heart Attack? Why You May Want A Blood Thinner

Anticoagulant and antiplatelet medications, which are commonly known as blood thinners, can help to mitigate the risk of blood clots by preventing blood platelets from clumping together and slowing the body’s process of clot formation. It is important for people to understand the two different types of blood thinners, so they can choose the right type for them.

What Smokers Need to Know About Medicare

If you smoke, you’re most likely tired of people trying to convince you that you should quit. What your well-meaning critics probably haven’t told you, however, is that your smoking habit could impact your Medicare. What will your tobacco usage mean for your benefits and eligibility? Here’s what to know as changing policies transform the way Medicare operates.

B-12 Deficient? Here are the Signs and Symptoms

Vitamin B-12 deficiency is uncommon in most healthy adults, but as we get older it can be harder for our bodies to absorb, so we become deficient. This deficiency is often spotted in adults who drink heavily, have recently had gastric bypass surgery, or have been using acid-reducing medication for a long period of time. This simple vitamin deficiency can have troubling symptoms and even more serious consequences.

6 Secrets to Buying a Mattress on a Budget

If you’re struggling with poor sleep — both quality and quantity — you should start by improving your sleep hygiene, the habits and practices necessary to have a good sleep. One of the best ways to do this is through your mattress. Most people spend an average of seven to eight hours every single day on their mattress. That’s 34 percent of your day! If your mattress is old and uncomfortable, it’s probably time to replace it.

Top 5 Life Insurance Options for 2019

The way that we research and purchase life insurance is changing. Now, a lot of research can be conducted online, so policies are changing to keep up with demand — which is helping make life insurance a reality for more people. To help reassure you that life insurance companies are on your side, here’s a look at some of the top life insurance options for 2019.