Emergency care can save your life if you’re seriously sick or injured. But for less severe complaints, you may get faster and less expensive treatment elsewhere. Instead, call your primary care doctor or head to an urgent care center. Use the chart below as a guide for when you’re not sure where to go.
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Getting a prescription filled is something we are all familiar with. But when your doctor is writing you a prescription, do you think to ask for the generic version of the drug that is being prescribed?
Although you’re unlikely to confuse us with your neighborhood drugstore, you may be surprised to know we do have pharmacists on staff here at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS). Our pharmacists are crucial to helping our company make decisions about prescription drugs, pharmacies and maintaining professional relationships with providers.
The connection between physical activity and mental health has been extensively studied, and several theories have been developed about it. For example, during the aging process, physical exercise might represent a possible treatment for depression and dementia, helping delay the onset of normal aging processes.
We probably all agree that the best kind of exercise is the kind that you don’t even realize you’re doing. So, grab a partner and check out these easy moves. You’ll have so much fun, you’ll forget you’re getting a great workout.