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Quackwatch: A 23-Year Record of Vigilance Against Questionable Healthcare Claims and Their Financial Implications

Quackwatch: A 23-Year Record of Vigilance Against Questionable Healthcare Claims and Their Financial Implications

In a Nutshell: Concerned about questionable claims in the healthcare industry, Dr. Stephen Barrett exchanged a career in psychiatry for one as a vigilante to protect against healthcare quackery. Since 1996, Quackwatch and a large group of associated websites have served as Barrett's platform for debunking healthcare pseudoscience, misleading marketing, and health-related fraud. Because relying on nonevidence-based healthcare can impact your wallet as well as your health, take Dr.... read more »

Sweatcoin Incentivizes Exercise by Converting Activity to Digital Currency Redeemable for Purchases and Charitable Donations

Sweatcoin Incentivizes Exercise by Converting Activity to Digital Currency Redeemable for Purchases and Charitable Donations

In a Nutshell: Sweatcoin addresses the risks of obesity and rising health care costs by encouraging people to get active. The platform, which was founded in the U.K. in 2015, verifies and converts user steps into sweatcoins — a digital currency that users can exchange for brand-name merchandise, services, and even charitable donations in its marketplace. By adding real-world value to exercise, sweatcoin incentivizes active lifestyles and can help reduce health care costs. The... read more »

6 Best Credit Cards for Dental Work

6 Best Credit Cards for Dental Work

A sudden toothache that needs immediate attention can be a problem for folks already struggling to cover their monthly bills. For some, the answer is a credit card that makes it easier to stretch out dental work payments. While credit cards are no substitute for dental insurance, they can provide a little breathing room by suspending interest payments for defined periods. That can be important when facing an unexpected four-figure dental bill. Read on to see how our experts evaluate... read more »

Could You Be Addicted to Credit Cards?

Could You Be Addicted to Credit Cards?

With one look at statistics, it would be easy to think that credit card addiction is widespread in our society. After all, when you see the average debt per card over $8,200, it is easy to see that credit cards can be a problem – but is it really an addiction? Credit cards can make buying painless When I struggled with credit card debt, it seemed so painless to swipe that little piece of plastic. It is almost a mindless act, as virtually most retailers have card readers. ... read more »