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Stand Up and Educate for this year’s American Stroke Awareness Month

The focus of this year’s American Stroke Month effort is making sure there are plenty of stroke heroes ready to save lives — and quality of life — from stroke. We hope you’ll join in by learning the F.A.S.T. signs and sharing them with as many people as possible. Teach your family, friends and coworkers to spot a stroke F.A.S.T. ... Read More »

March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people age 50 and older. The good news? If everyone age 50 and older were screened regularly, 6 out of 10 deaths from ... Read More »

American Heart Awareness Month News: Palliative care puts treatment decisions in heart failure patients’ hands

When it comes to treating advanced heart failure, more may not always be better. Aggressive treatments for advanced heart failureinclude complex pacemakers, implantable defibrillators and mechanical devices to pump blood through the body. However, some patients with advanced heart failure may prefer to emphasize symptom relief, comfort and support along with medical therapy, according to Larry Allen, M.D., MHS, assistant professor ... Read More »

2015 Open Enrollment

The Open Enrollment period for 2015 coverage is November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015. If you haven’t enrolled in 2015 coverage by February 15, you generally can’t buy Marketplace health coverage for 2015 unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Deadlines if you have 2014 coverage If you were enrolled in a 2014 Marketplace plan, your coverage ended December ... Read More »