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Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

Virginia Premier celebrates National Breastfeeding Month this August. Our Healthy Heartbeats program hosted two webinars for World Breastfeeding Week (August 1 – 7). Watch the replay videos from the Virginia Premier Facebook page. All About Breastfeeding Breastfeeding is unique for each person. The webinar covered: Breastfeeding tips Breastfeeding positions Presented

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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room: Know Where to Go

There are a few factors to consider when deciding where to go for care, whether it’s a doctor’s office, walk-in clinic, urgent care, or the ER. Before you’re in a situation where you need to make this decision, it’s important to know your choices for care.

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Medallion 4.0 Medicaid Famis Health Care Coverage

Virginia Premier, the second largest managed care health organization in Virginia, will continue serving Medicaid recipients throughout the Commonwealth through the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) rollout of the Medallion 4.0 health plan in August 2018.

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Doctor’s Orders

Are you and your doctor on the same page with your medications? Getting the right prescription drugs and taking them properly are important to staying healthy.

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Coping During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic poses many challenges to our mental health. It’s added a variety of stressors and worries well beyond we might feel on a normal day.

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Prediabetes – It’ Real and it’s Reversible

Prediabetes is a condition in which your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be Type 2 diabetes.  Simple lifestyle changes can reverse prediabetes and prevent it from becoming Type 2 diabetes. More than 1 in 3 American adults have prediabetes.  And 90% of people

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