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Mar 28, 2019

Using opioids safely

Doctors may prescribe opioids, a class of drugs used to treat pain, after surgery or an injury. Although opioids can be an important part of treatment, they have serious risks…

Mar 26, 2019

Know your diabetes risk—take this quick test!

One in three Americans is at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, a serious disease that can lead to complications like kidney disease, blindness, and amputations. But type 2 diabetes doesn’t have…

Mar 22, 2019

Need help with your Medicare costs?

If you have Medicare and you’re facing challenges with paying for health care, you may qualify for programs that can help you save money on medical and drug costs.…

Mar 15, 2019

Knowledge is power when it comes to kidney health

Did you know that approximately 90% of people with kidney disease don’t even know they have it? The best treatment is early detection when kidney disease can be…