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Eye Exams for Children

Did you know that about 80 percent of what your child learns in school is visual? Getting your child’s eyes checked regularly is so important because it often changes as they age.

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Start Taking Control of Your Care

Sometime between your 18th and 21st birthdays, you should start to take more control over your health care. Essentially, this means switching from a pediatrician (a doctor for children and teens) to a doctor who cares for adults.

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How to Read an Explanation of Benefits

What is an explanation of benefits? Every once in a while, you’ll get an Explanation of Benefits, also known as an “EOB” from your health insurer. What is it? What is it trying to tell you? Is it a bill? No, it’s not a bill, but it does have useful information.

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Do You Know Your Tools2Thrive?

Everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. The good news is there are practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency.

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Dealing with Depression

Your teen years are both exciting and challenging with so many changes going on. It’s normal to feel sad, or stressed, or even depressed at times. Luckily, there are some ways to help yourself feel better.

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Activities for Kids at Home

With schools closed and many outdoor activities curtailed by social distancing, what are younger kids supposed to do to keep from being bored? After all, there are only so many video games to play and movies to watch. 

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