This recent article from NPR has great advice for anyone discussing pain issues with their doctor. Worth a read! READ FULL STORY: Words Matter When Talking About Pain With Your Doctor ~ Patti Neighmond, NPR
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The Trustees are pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Ward as Trustee effective July 19th 2018. Mark is the second-generation store owner at Jim’s Thriftway in Banks, Oregon. Jim Ward built the store adjacent to the Wilson River Highway in 1970. Mark worked at the store as a youth and ultimately made his way […]
Prescription cost is the fastest growing expense at the Trust. We realize that members who need prescriptions are feeling the pinch too. And we are not alone. It is a medical cost crisis nationwide. The Trust tries to use every tool available to help keep your pharmacy costs down. We thought it might be good […]
Emergency Room visits cost both patients and health insurers a lot of money. Studies have shown that most ER visits could have been better handled in an Urgent Care facility, saving patients easily $100 or more in co-pays. How do you know if you should go to the Emergency Room or Urgent care? Scripts Health […]
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Posted by Lauren Oster / Health.com You know the basics of living a heart-healthy life: Don’t smoke, stay slim, eat well, get your exercise. But what does that look like in real life? Here are the tactics experts share with their friends and families—and that they use to take care of themselves—all year long. Keep […]