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As flu is on the rise, mom says: I didn't know I was going to lose my baby to the flu

Nineteen states now have high levels of flu activity, according to numbers released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s more than double the number of states from the previous week. The number of children who died also increased. Two children’s deaths related to the flu were reported in the week… Read More »

5 anomalies about compensation physicians should know about

The term “physician compensation” could be among the top phrases in health care this year. Though it’s always been a hot topic, it got hotter when the Trump administration announced a proposal that would affect nearly 40 percent of Medicare payments. That plan would replace a fee scale that compensated doctors more for seeing sicker patients with… Read More »

Louisiana investigating hepatitis A outbreak: What you should know

The Louisiana Office of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of 25 cases of hepatitis A infections, most of which are concentrated in the state capital of Baton Rouge. Louisiana is the 15th state to declare an ongoing outbreak of the virus, which causes liver disease and is highly contagious, but also preventable with vaccination.… Read More »

5 Things You Should Know About Health Networks

How much do you learn about a health care provider before investing in your family’s future? Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) developed the Aspire Network since families do not always get the help they need because of how major insurance companies create narrow networks that do not include critical services. Aspire representatives will always verify… Read More »