insurance

12 Oct 2018

The Time I Went To A No-Insurance Dentist

Fresh outta high school, I moved out of my parents house and in with my first super serious girlfriend. In hindsight, this was a mistake. But at the time, I didn’t see the signs. She was a soul sucking nightmare of a woman…but god, she was sexy and great in

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28 Aug 2018

Now There’s At-Home HIV Testing and PrEP Prescriptions

There are over 16,000 people estimated to be living with HIV in San Francisco and over 100,000 in New York City. While we are decades past the AIDS Crisis of the 1980’s HIV is still being spread. It doesn’t discriminate against Straight/Gay/Bi/Trans people. If you’re having sex, you’re at risk,

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12 Apr 2018

How to Recognize Parkinson’s Disease and What to do About it

A geriatric nurse did some great research and made a comprehensive infographic for Parkinson’s Disease Awareness month, check it out.

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03 Mar 2017

Best Safe and Legal Abortion Options in NYC

So. You’re in New York City. You’re pregnant. And you’d like to stop being pregnant. There are a number of ways you could have gotten here, and a number of ways you could feel about it. You could be single or partnered, younger or older, someone who already has kids

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08 Dec 2016

The Future of Healthcare in the Trump Era

  By Melissa Davidson @madtris Many people are concerned about what the new administration will do with our healthcare system. President-elect Donald Trump has promised to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, but even Trump himself realizes it’s easier to repeal and not so easy to replace. Americans are navigating the fact

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16 Apr 2012

Healthcare Tips for the Broke-Ass Masses

  image from Huffpo Being a New Yorker is a little tough, all the time. Whether it’s the train that just left or coming up with the perfect save to that horrible interview question…. on the elevator going down, there’s always some bitty truth to the adage about making it

Nadine Friedman - Vice President of Snark 5
07 Nov 2010

On Getting Hurt (While Uninsured)

There is a website floating around currently called whatthefuckhasobamadonesofar.com. The title is apt, obviously, because the site’s main and sole focus is to present, plainly, the current-president’s ostensibly impressive list of accomplishments. Elegantly glib, swear words are thrown around for effect. “Big fucking deal,” it says. What else?” For the

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09 Feb 2010

Broke-Ass Financial Coaching: Life, Death, & Insurance

When I was 23, someone tried to sell me a grave plot, for myself. He told me that I could get such a great deal and that it wouldn’t burden my family if I bought it when I was young etc. WHOA! It didn’t truly occur to me, until that moment, that one day, I was going to die.

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