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Getting Started with Your Independence Blue Cross Health Plan

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Are you ready to get started using your Independence Blue Cross (Independence) health plan? I’m here to guide you through your first steps as a new member, so you can…

Let’s Have a Little Chat About Cervical Cancer Screenings

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Cervical cancer screenings (aka Pap tests or Pap smears) aren’t the most comfortable thing to talk about. (And frankly, the screenings themselves are sometimes a little uncomfortable, too.) But for…
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RSV and Kids: What You Need to Know

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You’ve probably heard the news: brace yourself for a particularly bad season for respiratory viruses. So, why are public health experts putting us on alert? Pandemic lockdowns and preventive health…
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How to Cope with Social Anxiety Disorder

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Can you think of a time where you needed to get away from other people? Perhaps at a wedding? Or maybe an important dinner? It’s normal to need some “me…
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My Dad Got Scammed…Don’t Let This Happen to You

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You may have heard a lot about Internet scams. There are a lot of wonderful people in this world. But unfortunately, there are also many dishonest people who are willing…
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Finding the Right Type of Mental Health Provider

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The demand for mental health services has skyrocketed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, the U.S. faces a chronic shortage of psychiatrists and other mental…

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