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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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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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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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Take Time to Thank a Nurse

The World Health Organization has declared 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. To help celebrate, we’d like you to tell us about a nurse or midwife who has helped you with your health or pregnancy.

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Girl high fiving a nurse

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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