Lost jobs or insurance, you could still get health insurance

Carson City, NV – The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange (Exchange), Nevada’s state agency that helps individuals secure affordable health coverage through the online State-Based Exchange (SBE) platform, Nevada Health Link, reminds uninsured Nevadans they may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) if they have a qualifying life event (QLE), allowing them to enroll …

Free Online Investor Forum: Protecting Your Finances

FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, invites Nevadans to a free online educational event Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 4:30-5:30 PM Pacific. FINRA’s special guests include U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and Nevada Securities Administrator, Erin Houston, to discuss key considerations for investing and protecting yourself from fraud during this pandemic. FINRA Investor Education Forum: …

What to Know About Contact Tracing

If you’ve been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, you may be contacted by a contact tracer or public health worker from your state or local health department in an effort to help slow the spread of the disease. Here’s what to know if you get a call: A contact tracer …

You Can’t Always Trust the Internet For Health News

The following is a summary of this episode. For the full experience, we encourage you to subscribe and listen – it’s more fun that way. Provided by University of Utah Healthcare. Some Good Sources for Online Health Information If you’ve ever looked up your medical symptoms online, it can seem like every website assumes the …

Health Minute: Best Way to Manage Allergies

Unfortunately, there is no cure for allergies—you can only manage the symptoms. The best allergy management is to avoid the allergen entirely, but that can sometimes be impossible. Allergy expert Dr. Gretchen Oakley explains how sprays, pills, and eye drops can be a part of your allergy management plan, and when you need to call …

Workers Feel Guilty Taking Breaks, Despite More Stress

A new research paper on workplace health released last week attempts to understand “Why do so many of us feel guilty about taking a lunch break?” Read the survey highlights at Science Daily.com. The paper’s lead author Dr. Mike Oliver explained, “the legally required minimum time for a lunch break at work is 20 minutes, …

Helping Teens Thru Social Distance Stress

The global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit our teens hard. Major life events are postponed or canceled. Social interactions are cut off. Experts are describing this as “social reorientation.” University of Utah Health pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains how physical distancing is affecting kids, especially teenagers, and how you can support them through …

Is That Side Hustle Worth It?

Making extra money always seems like a good idea. Except when it costs you more in time and resources to do the work than it brings in. If you are investing that time toward something bigger, then it can still be worthwhile. But if you have your main job and a worry that the side …