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Raising Awareness About Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (often called “TB”) is an infectious disease that has been around for centuries. The cause of the disease – Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria – was discovered in 1882, and antibiotics able to cure tuberculosis were developed in the 1940s.

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The Importance of Organ Donation

Organ and tissue donation is more important than many of us realize. Committing to be an organ donor is a generous decision that gives thousands of people each year a renewed chance at living full and active lives.

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What are HMOs and PPOs?

There are a number of different health insurance plans out there to choose from. You may have noticed that most of them fall into one of two kinds: “HMO” and “PPO”.

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Your Portal to Wellness

As a Virginia Premier member, you’re empowered to take control of your health and become the happiest, healthiest version of yourself. Your Premier Wellness Member Portal account is one of the many ways we help you live your healthiest life.

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How to Get a New Member ID Card

Your Virginia Premier member ID card is an important part of your health care. It’s what lets doctors, hospitals and other providers know Virginia Premier is going to cover the services you get.

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How to Beat the Post-Holiday Blues

For many, the lead-up to the Holidays can be a magical time. But once the Holidays are over, it can feel like all the magic just vanishes – leaving you feeling a little down. We call this feeling the post-holiday blues, and it can have some serious effects on your wellbeing.

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