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2023 Health Insurance Open Enrollment

Hello Salon Professionals!

We are quickly approaching the annual enrollment period for individual and family health
insurance plans. 2023 Open Enrollment will begin November 1 and run through January 15th.

Enrollments submitted by December 15th will be effective January 1, 2023.
MNSure is the only place to enroll in Minnesota to capture premium assistance if you qualify!
Anderson Benefit Partners can help! We are a MNSure certified broker to help you find any assistance you may be eligible for - and you don’t pay any extra for the help! 

Also, if you need coverage in 2022, you may qualify if you’ve had a qualifying life event or had an involuntary loss of other coverage in the last 60 days.

Quoting for next year's plans should be available in mid to late October, so keep an eye out for more information to come.

Thank you!

Mike Anderson REBC & LPRT
[email protected]

Monkeypox Public Health Emergency

The Biden administration declared a public health emergency (PHE) for Monkeypox - 4/4/2022

Salons and Salon Professionals should be aware of this new public health threat. Monkeypox (MPX) is a rare viral illness. Anyone can get MPX, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Since mid-May 2022, cases of MPX have been identified in the U.S., where cases don't normally occur. MPX symptoms often include a rash that can look like pimples or blisters. The rash can appear on the face, inside the mouth, and on other parts of the body.  

Here are two helpful links to learn more:

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Summer Foot Care


Now that it's summer and your client’s feet have emerged from winter hibernation here are some tips for summer foot care.

Professional Pedicures are designed to give basic care to your feet and toes. Each step of a pedicure is designed to help keep our feet healthy. Here are just a few of the important steps to a professional pedicure.

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Young Blood and Plasma Transfusions

Young Blood and Plasma Transfusions

The FDA recently warned that plasma infusions from young people provides “no proven clinical benefit” against normal aging, Alzheimer’s disease, or a host of other diseases. 

Directors Gottlieb and Marks from the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research say young-blood transfusions can pose risks.

Most research thus far into young-blood transfusions has been conducted in mice. Some of the mouse studies have been encouraging, but other studies have been less encouraging. One biotech company is currently testing a plasma-derived product in Alzheimer’s patients; a previous study from the company yielded mixed results.

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Your Diet and Your Brain!

The way you feed your body affects your brain.

Evidence is starting to line up in favor of certain foods with the aim of reducing the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Our brain requires certain nutrients to function smoothly and biologically. One major study showed that a strict adherence to a diet known as the MIND diet reduces dementia risk by up to 53% for people ages 59 to 98.

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