Obamacare news for your next research paper

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, requires you to purchase health insurance. Instead of waiting until you have a qualifying life event, you can sign up for health care from November 15, 2014, through February 15, 2015.

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According to the Obamacare news, you can also change plans or apply for payment assistance during this special enrollment period. Subsidies to help you pay the premiums are available when you enroll in the health insurance marketplace. Read more

Nutrition, kid’s health & other medical and health topics for research papers

A thriving and rewarding career would include occupations in the health field. (Credit: flirtcr)

A thriving and rewarding career would include occupations in the health field. (Credit: flirtcr)

The future looks bright for students who are majoring in the medical or health fields. When looking at topics for research papers for your courses you can explore everything from kid’s health to nutrition, cancer treatment and many more. Keep in mind that the population is aging. What this means is that you can take any topic and cover it from the point of view of treating the elderly. If you’re more interested in research that concerns children, then take any topic and slant it that direction. Here are a few topic ideas and resources to get you started.

Health research topics

A great place to start your research process is at Questia where you can read full text books and articles that are excellent sources for your paper. Read more

FDA ruling sets standards for gluten free diet foods labeling: Buy with confidence

A diet rich in soy and whey protein, found in ...On Friday, August 2, 2013, an FDA ruling was finalized that set a standard for the labeling of gluten-free diet foods. This is good news for the more than three million Americans who must modify their diets in order to deal with the effects of celiac disease. Friday’s ruling enhances a 2004 law that addresses the levels of trace gluten in foods that bear the label of gluten-free. Read more

Celebrate National Nutrition Month with free reading on top nutrition books on Questia

National Nutrition MonthWelcome to National Nutrition Month 2013! Never celebrated before? This year is the perfect time to begin, being the 40th anniversary celebration of National Nutrition Month. According to, “The National Nutrition Month 2013 theme, “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day,” encourages personalized healthy eating styles* and recognizes that food preferences, lifestyle, cultural and ethnic traditions and health concerns all impact individual food choices. Registered dietitians play a critical role in helping people eat right, their way, every day.” Read more

How to study for finals week: Finishing strong at the end of the school year

Study tips: Final examAfter a much-needed spring break, you may be dreading the remaining weeks of classes that you’ve come to know as the most stressful times of your college career. During these last challenging months of the semester, don’t let disorganization and that overwhelming feeling from crunch time get the best of you. This is your last chance to squeeze out as much as you can to improve your G.P.A. before the end of the school year. Finish strong with these tips on how to study for finals. Read more

Ace your exams with a healthy body and mind

With “a broad foundation of well-being,” says Eileen Tracy, “you’ll be in good condition for your exams.” In her book The Student’s Guide to Exam Success, she recommends building that foundation on the following Five Pillars of Health: Moderation, Nutrition, Exercise, Sleep, and Expression.   Read more