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When you think back on the year 2019, what current events come to mind first? Is it the U.S. soccer team securing the Women’s World Cup? Or, maybe the final episode of your all-time favorite series, "Game of Thrones." You may also remember that Megan Markle and Prince Harry had their first son or "Old Town Road," the super popular song that meshed country music and rap. If you're interested in health and wellness trends, you might remember the unknown and dangerous impacts of vaping that peppered the news or the popular keto diet and intermittent fasting.

While it can be fun to look back on the year that has passed, it's also exciting to look toward the future. What goals do you have for 2020? Maybe you want to improve your health and wellness, or spend your money more wisely.

Whatever your hopes and desires are for the future, let us help you by making sure you didn’t miss out on these hot takes from 2019.

Our most viewed articles from 2019

  1. Conquer your sugar addiction once and for all

    The average American consumes more than 66 pounds of added sugar per year. Too much sugar can lead to weight gain, spikes in blood sugar and many other health issues. While it’s hard to cut sugar altogether (it’s found naturally in healthy foods like fruits and vegetables), there are ways to do a sugar detox that’ll help you cut the sweet stuff for the long term.

  2. How upcoming Medicare changes may impact you in 2020

    Due to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the Medicare program will see some changes take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. If you have questions about what these changes mean to you, look no further than this article. We answer your five most common questions about MACRA and Plan F.

  3. 4 steps to buying durable medical equipment

    If you’ve ever broken a bone or had a baby, you likely had to purchase a piece of durable medical equipment (DME). Common types of DME are wheelchairs, walkers and breast pumps. Follow these four steps to make sure the equipment you purchase is covered according to your health insurance coverage.

  4. 5 common gut issues you should be aware of

    Your stomach says a lot about your overall health. That’s why it’s important to understand these five common conditions and talk to your doctor before your potential stomach problems become more serious.

  5. Foods that feed your brain health

    Alzheimer’s disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Even though there’s still a lot of research to be done on what lifestyle factors may contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s, studies show that eating a heart-healthy diet may help. Get started with these 15 brain-boosting foods.

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