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June 07, 2024

Medicaid, Child Health Plus, and Essential Plan: What You Need to Know to Renew

If you have Medicaid, Child Health Plus, or Essential Plan, you may need to renew it each year to keepyour coverage. We’re here to help. Every year, people who have Medicaid, Child Health Plus, and the Essential Plan have to renewtheir coverage. You may not qualify for the same coverage you have now. Medicaid PlansMedicaid…

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May 28, 2024

Medicare Annual Wellness Visit: What it is and why you should get one

You’ve likely had annual physicals throughout your life where your doctor performs a thorough check of your body’s physical health. But an Annual Wellness Visit is different. During this visit, your doctor assesses your overall health and well-being by focusing on topics like preventive care, health screenings, medications, and more. It gives you the extra…

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May 17, 2024

Tips to stay active, strong, and healthy as you age

Staying active is an important part of being healthy at any age. But it can become especially important as you get older. That’s why CDPHP® Senior Fit offers access to gyms, fitness classes, and wellness programs at no additional cost. Are you a CDPHP Medicare Advantage member? Check out these resources to help keep you…

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May 07, 2024

4 health benefits you can rake in by gardening

Spring brings birds singing, flowers blooming, and preparations for vegetable gardens. Many people may be hesitant about starting their own garden because they don’t know where to start, but you can rake in the benefits, both physically and mentally, from even the smallest garden. Boosts your mood There’s something about being outside, breathing the fresh…

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April 11, 2024

Your survival guide for springtime allergies

Like clockwork, here in upstate New York, the robins have returned, along with milder temperatures and budding trees. These are welcomed signs of longer, warmer, sunnier days ahead! But for many of my patients, it’s also the start of pollen allergies. When warmer temperatures arrive, and people get outdoors they’re faced with the spring’s biggest…

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February 14, 2024

How doulas and midwives differ

Every pregnant person’s birthing journey needs and preferences are different. That’s why it’s important to make a plan for who you want to include on your support team. As you consider your options, you may wonder about the differences between doulas and midwives. Here are some key facts about both. What is a doula? A…

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