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How to be a Wise Health Care Consumer

February 13, 2014

Studies show that Americans spend more time researching car purchases and new appliances than they do choosing doctors and health plans. Information about the choices we have as health care consumers can be confusing and hard to find. And many of us are shy about negotiating with our doctors, or asking if an expensive test […]

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February 7, 2014 is National Wear Red Day®

February 6, 2014

  What does it mean to Go Red? It means supporting women just like you in the fight against heart disease. On Friday, February 7, 2014, National Wear Red Day®, Americans will wear red to show their support for women’s heart health. This observance promotes the Red Dress symbol and provides an opportunity for everyone to […]

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Getting to the Root of the Problem – Modern Healthcare

February 4, 2014

Healthcare systems in impoverished areas are turning toward tackling the social conditions that lead to ill-health, but they may pay a financial penalty since payers still do not reimburse for those activities. Read the full Modern Healthcare article. Because we are committed to improving access to high quality health care in our area, we make […]

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5 Weight Loss Mistakes

January 24, 2014

If you’re on a diet but aren’t seeing the results you’d like, you might be making one of these weight loss mistakes: Crash Dieting — Reducing your daily calories to less than 1,000 may make the pounds melt away, but eating so few calories trains your metabolism to slow down. Once the crash diet is over, […]

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January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 15, 2014

    January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about the second leading cause of blindness in the world. There is no cure (yet) for glaucoma, and because there are virtually no symptoms, the best way to protect your sight from glaucoma is to get a comprehensive eye examination. Read […]

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