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Is it Medicare or Medicaid?

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“A lot of people have a difficult time understanding the difference between Medicare and Medicaid. Both programs begin with the letter “M”. They’ve both health insurance programs run by the government. People often ask questions about what Medicare and Medicaid are, what services they cover, and who administers the programs. Let’s start with Medicare. Medicare […]

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Influenza

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Influenza, or flu, is a viral illness that commonly occurs in the winter and affects many people at once (epidemic).  (The name “influenza” comes from the Italian word for “influence.”) Influenza has symptoms similar to a cold, but they are usually more severe and come on quite suddenly. The flu is commonly thought of as […]