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In Depth: Caregiving

Advice for Those Caring for the Elderly If you are caring for an aging relative or friend, you want to help all you can. You may urge the doctors to try every possible treatment. But as seniors get close to the end of their lives, “quality of life” may be more important than living…

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In Depth: Healthy Aging

Staying Healthy As You Age Taking good care of your health is important at every stage of life, and especially as you get older. There are many medical tests, treatments and procedures out there for older adults and seniors. But which ones are right for you, and which ones might actually do more harm…

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In-Depth: Screening Tests

Do You Need These Screening Tests? Screening tests are meant to detect diseases in people who have no symptoms. For instance, your healthcare provider might test you for early signs of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, or osteoporosis. Screening tests help spot problems early, when they are easier to treat. Sometimes this can improve your…

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In Depth: Safe Pregnancy

A Healthy Start for You and Your Baby Over the past several decades, hospitals, healthcare providers, and patients have become more willing to intervene in the natural process of pregnancy and childbirth. This has come without any pressing medical reason, but has raised risks for mothers and babies. Give your baby a great start. Make sure…

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The Central Ohio Primary Care Physicians Choosing Wisely Campaign

The right care at the right time Welcome Choosing Wisely High Value Care Money Saving Guides About Welcome to COPC’s Choosing Wisely Page As a Patient Centered Medical Home, Central Ohio Primary Care practices are focused on the Triple Aim of improving population health, patient experience and decreasing the cost of care. More care does…

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The Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Campaign

Start the Conversation Welcome For Patients For Employers For Providers Welcome! Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, a nonprofit independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association serving a 31 county area in Upstate New York, has been licensed by Consumer Reports to help educate patients, employers and providers across upstate New York about the importance of…

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