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July 02, 2020

The Ins and Outs of Out-of-Area Health Coverage

While no one likes to think of getting sick or injured when out of town, it’s important to know the details of your health care coverage, should the need arise.

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June 30, 2020

A Life-Saving Transplant, and a Second Chance

“We are a family held together by an organ donor.” It’s the message CDPHP member Karen Chico Hurst reiterates when telling the story of her family’s experience with a life-saving transplant. At just 12 years old, her son, Zachary, got out of bed one morning and simply said he didn’t feel good. That summer saw…

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June 22, 2020

Facts vs. Fear: Emerging from the COVID-19 Crisis

As New York and the nation begin the process of reopening, we have all begun to think of the world a little differently. While many of us are eager to get back to work and reconnect with family, friends, and colleagues, there is still a lot of anxiety about what the future has in-store. Let’s…

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June 19, 2020

Celebrate Today and Improve Tomorrow

Today, as we celebrate Juneteenth across this country, we are reminded that while 155 years have passed, we still have a long way to go.  The events of recent weeks have laid bare the fact that – despite all of our country’s progress since June 19, 1865 – racial injustice still exists. I understand that…

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June 16, 2020

A First-Time Telemedicine User Is Sold on the Power of Virtual Care

“I can’t tell you the peace of mind this service provided.” 64-year-old Vince Poirier of Albany has always been a guy on the go. Before retiring five years ago, he traveled extensively for work, and still was actively involved in all three of his daughters’ lives, always present at school functions and sporting events. Despite…

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June 10, 2020

When Staying Home for COVID-19 Puts You at Risk for Abuse

Health officials advise that home is the safest place to be as COVID-19 spreads. But that may not be true for people experiencing domestic violence, sometimes known as intimate partner violence (IPV), or the  children exposed to it. Indeed, the United Nations Population Fund report predicts at least 15 million additional cases of IPV will…

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