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Improving Health in the LGBTQIA Community

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This is a time of unprecedented visibility for lesbian, gay, bisexual (bi), transgender (trans), and intersex people. I’ll use the term LGBTQIA to encompass this very diverse population. With this…
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LISS is Bliss: How Low-Intensity Steady State Training is Next Level

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When it comes to exercising, you’ve heard the expression, “No pain, no gain,” right? We’ve been conditioned to believe that sweat, intensity, and constant movement are key to a rewarding…
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How to Navigate Empty Nest Syndrome

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Independence Blue Cross Vice President of Operations Nicole Gold has done a remarkable job of raising her son, Hayden. He was a valedictorian at his high school graduation and will…
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High Blood Pressure Means High Risk in Pregnancy

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High blood pressure during pregnancy, also known as maternal hypertension, affects close to 15 percent of all pregnancies in the U.S. Maternal hypertension can be serious and can endanger the…
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The Value of Meaningful and Purposeful Health Care Data

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When I’m getting dressed in the morning, I depend on the weather report to help me decide what to wear. And when I’m planning a trip into the city, I…
IBX: The Cover Story - Episode 13

IBX: The Cover Story – Navigating the Difficult Challenges of Alzheimer’s, Part II

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In episode 13 of IBX: The Cover Story, I invite three special guests to discuss Alzheimer’s from the perspective of personal experiences, clinical care, and facility management. My guests are Dr.…

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