Sarah Petrunak


Fitness Over 40: Frontline Health Worker Shares Benefits of Yoga

Yoga helps Daria Pernik-Mertz balance her demanding profession. The labor and delivery nurse shares her yoga routine with Fitness Over 40 host Ann Marie Wakula.

Daria Pernik-Mertz balances on her yoga mat in an outdoor park.

Coping with a pre-existing condition: Is my child eligible for full coverage

As parents, our top priority is the care and well-being of our children. We’re constantly on the edge of our seats worrying they’ll get sick or hurt.


Pre-existing condition: What are my options?

If you’re living with a health condition, worrying about health care coverage can be overwhelming. From asthma to cancer, your condition can complicate your…


Is cancer insurance right for me?

Cancer is one of the scariest words you can hear from your doctor. Life-threatening or not, cancer is intense and typically involves extensive treatments.


Small business owners: What is the small employer tax credit and how does it work?

As a small business owner, you’re not only responsible for the bottom line of your business, but also for the well-being of your employees.


Prescription medications: Brand name drugs versus generic drugs

What’s in your medicine cabinet? Is it a runway show of brand names, or their equally effective generic counterparts? Besides the packaging…


Individual health insurance: Is an individual plan worth the cost?

If you’re self-employed, in between jobs or working for a small business, and don’t receive group health insurance, you’ve probably battled with the question of…


Small business health insurance questions answered

If you have questions about choosing the best insurance policy for your small business, read here for more information.

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High vs. low deductible: How to choose

When deciding on the best health insurance policy for you and your family, it is important to weigh all of your options. The amount of your deductible…


What is coinsurance and copay?

Your 15-year-old daughter has been playing soccer since she could walk. At last weekend's game, she collided with another player, injuring her knee. An x-ray…

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