You try to take good care of yourself. But some habits that you think are healthy may actually be harmful. Here’s how to avoid five common mistakes.
There has been a sharp rise in colorectal cancer cases among adults younger than age 55. In response, the American Cancer Society now recommends most people begin colorectal cancer screening at age 45.
“Gut feelings” are the real deal. Your digestive organs, or “gut,” can react to emotions such as anxiety, sadness, and anger. And your brain can react to signals from your gut as well.
Answer this one: Which is the most important hygiene habit to teach young children? Learn the answer to this and other prevention questions by taking this multiple choice quiz.
There isn't much good that can be said about smoking. Now, on a positive note, do you know how much money you can save if you quit smoking today?
The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.
Colonoscopy is a procedure that lets your doctor see directly inside your entire colon using a flexible tube. It can detect intestinal problems such as bleeding or early signs of colorectal cancer. In this video, you'll learn what you might experience during a colonoscopy and what to expect given your particular results.
A lung biopsy is a procedure in which samples of lung tissue are removed and then examined under a microscope to diagnose lung disease or cancer.
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This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premiums, and copayments or coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year. The formulary, pharmacy network, and provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium. Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. Peoples Health is rated 4 out of 5 stars for 2017. Star Ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next. The “highest rated” designation is based on the Medicare star ratings for HMOs listed under “Medicare Health Plans in Louisiana” in the CMS publication “Medicare & You 2017.” There may be other plans with enrollment limitations (e.g., special needs plans or employer group plans) with equivalent ratings.
Peoples Health Network is the administrator for Peoples Health, Inc.
Peoples Health is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract to offer HMO plans. Enrollment depends on annual Medicare contract renewal.
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