Health insurance after a layoff: choosing the plan that’s right for you

by Jessica Zimmer

After a layoff, you have several options for healthcare coverage. Here is a quick guide as to how to choose the one that is right for you. Begin the brainstorming process by asking three critical questions. Do you want to

keep the same health insurance policy that you had at the job you left? Do you have major expenses caused by pre-existing conditions? What do you estimate your annual income will be six months and 12 months after the layoff? [Continue reading…]

Adovart slows progress of prostate cancer in clinical trial

A three-year study of 289 men

with prostate cancer showed significantly less progression

of the disease in men taking dutasteride (Avodart) than men receiving a placebo, according to an article in Torder cheap cialis online

/article/PIIS0140-6736(11)61619-X/fulltext” target=”_blank”>he Lancet by doctors who conducted the study.

After three years of observing patients with prostate cancer, the progression rates were 38% for those taking dutasteride and 48% for those taking a placebo.

The difference resulted in a 38% reduction in the hazard for progression. There was no significant difference in the risk of adverse effects between the two groups.

For more information, see the full article online (subscription or $31.50 payment required).