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Advice, insights, and true stories about your health and care.


COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Tips for Awareness and Protection
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There has been a lot in the news about the coronavirus. Are we safe in the United States? Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself.

Stay Safe from COVID-19

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  • Prevention
The ABC(D)s of Medicare Coverage in Pennsylvania
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Choosing a Medicare plan can be overwhelming, but having the right information can make things much easier. With a short period of time to enroll, knowing the facts about Medicare before you make decisions about your healthcare can make all the difference in your enrollment experience.

Read More About Coverage

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  • Medicare
Advantages of Medicare Advantage Plans
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Medicare Advantage is an alternative to Original Medicare and is also known as Part C coverage. They cover everything Part A and Part B cover, with or without hospice care, and usually much more.

Find Out About Part C

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  • Medicare
A Healthy Pregnancy Starts Before Baby Is On Board
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You don’t need to wait until you are pregnant to plan a healthy pregnancy. Start ahead of time with a preconception care visit with your healthcare provider.

Learn About Prenatal Care

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  • Pregnancy
Diabetes - A Growing Epidemic
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There isn’t a cure for diabetes, but it can be controlled.

Control Diabetes


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  • Prevention
Diagnoses of Early-Onset Dementia and Alzheimer’s Are on the Rise
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As diagnosis rates for early-onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease rise, it’s important to understand the impact on those afflicted, as well as their caregivers. Here’s what you need to know.

The Toll Dementia Takes

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  • Chronic Conditions
Get Fit with LIIT
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A work out doesn’t have to be super intense or scary. You can turn any workout into low intensity interval training.

Learn About LIIT

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  • Habits
Preventing America’s Leading Cause of Death
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America has a heart condition and needs help. Heart disease kills one of four Americans each year. Read how you can take charge of your health and take care of the heart that takes care of you.

Help Your Heart

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  • Prevention
A Silent Killer: Radon in the Home
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It’s tasteless, odorless, and invisible. And it’s the second leading cause of lung cancer. Here’s what you need to know about radon, and what to do about it.

Test for Radon

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  • Prevention
Vaccines for Adults
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Most of us get immunized as children, but we need more vaccines when we are adults. Find out which shots you need, where you can get them, and why they are important.

Find Out

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  • Vaccines



What “Eating Healthy” Really Means
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Exercise and healthy eating are the go-to prescription for weight loss, preventing heart disease and most cancers, and even for good mental health. But what does “eating healthy” really mean? Skip the diet trends and focus on the basics. Here’s your easy guide to healthy foods.

Eat Well, Live Well

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  • Nutrition
  • Prevention
Capital Journal Archive
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Looking for more helpful advice, insights, and true stories about your health and care?

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