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dr wallis speaks on breast cancer Raising Local Awareness About Breast Cancer To create more local awareness during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Peoples Health Market Medical Director Dr. Brent Wallis stopped by the FOX 8 morning show on Friday, Oct. 13, to talk about the importance of getting annual breast cancer screenings and to dispel several myths and misunderstandings about breast cancer. About Peoples Health Established […] [...] Read More: Raising Local Awareness About Breast Cancer
hurricane_small Message to Peoples Health plan members regarding Tropical Storm Nate and Tropical Storm Harvey in August To members affected by Tropical Storm Harvey or Tropical Storm Nate, please know that Peoples Health is here to help you with your healthcare needs. Emergency Care If you are having a medical emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency department. Medical Care You can receive medical services from any healthcare […] [...] Read More: Message to Peoples Health plan members regarding Tropical Storm Nate and Tropical Storm Harvey in August
Ward Off the Flu With a Single Vaccine Dr. Brent Wallis, Peoples Health market medical director, joined anchor Nancy Parker on the FOX 8 morning show to talk about the importance of getting an annual flu shot and to shatter common myths about the flu. [...] Read More: Ward Off the Flu With a Single Vaccine
biznews Peoples Health Featured on Biz New Orleans Biz Minute, the Biz New Orleans video blog, featured Peoples Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Frank Deus on Aug. 18 sharing valuable information about the importance of advance care planning. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Featured on Biz New Orleans
Dr. Junius Talking Sports Injury Prevention Orthopedic surgeon and Peoples Health network provider Dr. William Junius joined anchor Nancy Parker on the FOX 8 morning show to share tips on ways to protect the body during exercise and why exercise is important to good health. [...] Read More: Talking Sports Injury Prevention
Opiod Use Screenshot Opioid Overuse and Dependency: A Widespread Concern Opioid abuse is not only a national epidemic; it’s a local one, too. Peoples Health Market Medical Director Dr. Brent Wallis joined the Fox 8 morning show on Friday, July 21, to discuss the epidemic, including how to recognize signs of dependency and find available resources. [...] Read More: Opioid Overuse and Dependency: A Widespread Concern
Medicare Covers Noninvasive Spinal Procedure for Eligible Plan Members On Dec. 7, 2016, Medicare began covering percutaneous image-guided lumbar decompression (PILD) [...] Read More: Medicare Covers Noninvasive Spinal Procedure for Eligible Plan Members
Senior woman exercising The Truth About Women’s Health Peoples Health internist Dr. Angela McLean shares tips and dispels common myths about women's health. [...] Read More: The Truth About Women’s Health
Scam Alert The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently confirmed that the HHS OIG hotline number is being used as part of a telephone spoofing scam targeting people throughout the country. The scammers represent themselves as hotline employees and can change the caller ID to make it look like the call is coming from the HHS OIG hotline, which is 1-800-HHS-TIPS (1-800-447-8477). [...] Read More: Scam Alert