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What's Happening In YOUR Health News?
Anthem Eases Up On Premium Hikes After State Scrutiny
Insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross agreed to reduce two planned premium increases for 2018 after California regulators questioned the company's rationale for raising rates by as much as it had initially proposed.
Liver Transplantation Director Dr. Michael Volk named "2017 Healthcare Visionary"

The American Liver Foundation bestowed the " 2017 Healthcare Visionary" upon Michael Volk, MD, medical director of the liver transplantation program at Loma Linda University Health, an award that underscores his nationally recognized contributions to the fields of hepatology, gastroenterology and effective health care delivery.

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  • Move Clocks Back One (1) Hour - Standard time begins at 2AM on Sunday, November 5
  • Get Your Flu Shot!
  • Don't Miss Health Insurance Deadlines!
  • Give Others A Second Chance at Life: November is National Marrow Awareness Month!
YOUR September Health Column:
Diabetes Medication Could Be Available in Pill Form

A new study found that an injectable diabetes medication may also be able to lower blood sugar and promote weight loss when taken orally. 
Long-Term Disability Insurance Gets Little Attention BUT Can Pay Off Big Time

"It won't happen to me." Maybe that sentiment explains consumers' attitude toward long-term disability insurance, which pays a portion of your income if you are unable to work. 
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Did You Know?
The GREAT American Smokeout! 
Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event. Encourage someone you know to use the date to make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that day. By quitting - even for 1 day - smokers will be taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing their cancer risk.
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