Health Trends

Health - Health Insurance, Prescriptions and Pharmacy, Vitamins and Supplements, Fitness

See subcategories below for most popular retailers and service providers and links to their most current offers, discounts and savings. For local services and offers visit "Local Offers" page.

Health Insurance
Since last year medical care premiums have risen 6% and are ere expected to keep rising due to increase in energy prices and other factors. More on this subject here. Current premiums are dependent on many factors and we picked best comparison tools - see below. Tip: use the tools to compare different plans but contact the providers directly to avoid broker fees.

Here is average cost of Medicare supplemental insurance (read here)

Prescriptions and Pharmacy
Prescription drugs are up 4% on year to year basis and are predicted to increase going forward. To find the best prescription discount plans red the following article and also see the most popular prescription drug plans below.

The 6 best prescription discount cards
Best medicare plan D prescriptions plans 
Amazon Prime RX

Vitamins and Supplements
Market for Vitamins and Supplements is experiencing healthy growth with most products pricing keeping pace with inflation. Retailers offering savings on shipping and certain brands (see below). According to Health Insider - Creatine Supplements are experiencing shortages and price hikes till 20123 (more here)

The Vitamin Shoppe - weekly specials both online and ins tore, visit for more
eVitamins - up to 75% off, see more offers on their website
Sprouts Supplements - visit for offers
iHerb - free shipping, 26% off and more
Amazon Vitamins and Supplements - see for offers
Walmart Vitamins and Supplements - latest offers and savings
Thrive Market - visit for latest offers

According to US Sports Magazine Gym and Fitness Clubs membership fees are likely to increase (read here).  Here are 10 tips from experts before you buy membership (read here)

Blink Fitness - free trial, fast growing discount fitness chain, visit for recent offers
24 Hour Fitness - visit for latest offers and deals
Anytime Fitness - visit for latest offers
LA Fitness - free passes, see for more offers
Crunch Fitness - free trial, see for more offers
Pure Barre - free classes, see for more
Gold's Gym - free passes, see more
Equinox Fitness - upscale luxurious chain, visit for more offers
Local Fitness Chains - see local offers