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CHERRY-STUFFED OREOS

CHERRY-STUFFED OREOS

INGREDIENTS 1 (14.3 oz) package regular Oreos 8 oz brick of cream cheese 24 maraschino cherries 1 1/2 cups Wilton white candy melts 1 Tablespoon solid shortening Patriotic sprinkles or jimmies DIRECTIONS Line a cookie sheet with wax paper and set aside.2.  Place Oreos in a food processor or blender and pulse until finely crushed.3.  Transfer the […]

Spicy Peach and Avocado Salad

Spicy Peach and Avocado Salad

YIELDS:8 servings PREP TIME:0:15 TOTAL TIME:0:30 INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 3 tbsp. olive oil 2 tsp. pure honey 1 shallot, finely chopped 1 Fresno chile, thinly sliced Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 ripe but firm peaches, cut into wedges 2 avocados, pitted and cut into wedges 1/2 c. fresh mint, torn if large, plus more for garnish 1/4 c. roasted […]

The Trump Plan To Reduce Prescription Drug Prices Will Have A Major Impact

The Trump Plan To Reduce Prescription Drug Prices Will Have A Major Impact

The Trump Plan To Reduce Prescription Drug Prices Will Have A Major Impact Avik Roy, Forbes Staff May 14, 2008 On Friday, in the White House Rose Garden, President Trump announced a comprehensive new effort to lower drug prices. The hot take is that the new plan will achieve little, because it doesn’t ask Medicare […]

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist by christine satterfield   Spring Cleaning fever has hit us. The weather is getting warm, our energy is skyrocketing, and we’re ready to get our homes clean and organized! Take advantage of this newfound energy and make HUGE STRIDES when it comes to the HOME ORGANIZATIONAL LIFE CYCLE. This Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist can be […]

Introducing the New Medicare Card

Introducing the New Medicare Card

Starting April 1st, 2018 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin mailing new Medicare cards to members.  The new cards will no longer include the Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) containing the individual’s Social Security number, instead it will contain a new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) number that will be assigned to […]

WHO IS SAINT PATRICK AND WHY DO WE CELEBRATE HIS DAY? HERE’S THE COMPLETE STORY!

WHO IS SAINT PATRICK AND WHY DO WE CELEBRATE HIS DAY? HERE’S THE COMPLETE STORY!

St. Patrick’s Life Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland. He was a Christian missionary given credited with converting Ireland to Christianity in the AD 400s. So many legends surround his life that the truth is not easily found. St Patrick was not actually Irish. His exact birthplace and date is not known. However […]

Sticker Shock Forces Thousands Of Cancer Patients To Skip Drugs, Skimp On Treatment

Sticker Shock Forces Thousands Of Cancer Patients To Skip Drugs, Skimp On Treatment

Sticker Shock Forces Thousands Of Cancer Patients To Skip Drugs, Skimp On Treatment John Krahne received alarming news from his doctor last December. His brain tumors were stable, but his lung tumors had grown noticeably larger. The doctor recommended a drug called Alecensa, which sells for more than $159,000 a year. Medicare would charge Krahne […]

Hope everyone has a GREAT Presidents Day Weekend!

Hope everyone has a GREAT Presidents Day Weekend!

Presidents Day 2018: When is it and how did the holiday get started?  Fiza Pirani – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  10:47 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 To many Americans, Presidents Day means retail sales and discounts or even a day off, if they’re lucky. But what is the holiday really about? Presidents Day always falls on the third […]

Doreen’s Deals: How to Save Money on Prescriptions!

Doreen’s Deals: How to Save Money on Prescriptions!

Save on prescriptions at Publix, GoodRx Nothing is certain but death, taxes and rising drug prices. A trip to the pharmacy is enough to make one ill as the cost of prescription drugs keeps skyrocketing, even with insurance. Pity the poor souls who don’t have coverage. Last week, I popped into the Publix pharmacy to […]

What CVS’s acquisition of Aetna could mean for shoppers, patients

What CVS’s acquisition of Aetna could mean for shoppers, patients

Elizabeth Weise and Marco della Cava, USA TODAY Published 8:45 p.m. ET Oct. 26, 2017 | Updated 10:31 a.m. ET Oct. 27, 2017   SAN FRANCISCO — A possible $66 billion takeover of health insurer Aetna by CVS Health could lower costs to both companies, leading to the hope that at least some savings might be passed through to […]