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EvergreenHealth launches personalized out-of-pocket cost-estimator service for patients

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

EvergreenHealth now offers a free, personalized service for consumers seeking an estimate for the cost of their care.

With one call or online request, patients can get an estimate of their out-of-pocket cost for medical and surgical care based specifically on their health insurance policy. In addition to the personalized service, EvergreenHealth has launched a Web page dedicated entirely to information and resources related to the cost and quality of care.

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Ebola and pets

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

As officials in Spain recently euthanized a dog for being exposed to Ebola, and the dog of a Texas nurse who became infected with Ebola is currently in quarantine, doctors from ACCES (A BluePearl Veterinary Partners Hospital) want to share the information that is known about pets and Ebola.

“There is currently limited information available when it comes to Ebola and how this infectious disease interacts with our pets,” said Beth Davidow, medical director of ACCES. “However, ACCES and the BluePearl Veterinary Partners team have done our best to put together a list of the important things we do currently know.”

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Actor James Van Der Beek insists on the facts about flu vaccination

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(BPT) - Actor and father James Van Der Beek joined forces with AstraZeneca and FluMist® Quadrivalent (Influenza Vaccine Live, Intranasal) to create a short video, which encourages families across the nation to become educated about the importance of flu vaccination. The campaign, a partnership between Van Der Beek and AstraZeneca, aims to debunk common misconceptions about seasonal influenza and its prevention that cause many individuals to avoid vaccination.
Each flu season, James and his wife take preventive measures to help keep their family healthy, including eating well and staying active. This year, James is excited to spread the word – and the facts – about the severity of influenza and importance of annual vaccination to help prevent the flu.

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Real estate transitions: Helping seniors stay at home safely

  • Written by Real estate transitions: Helping seniors stay at home safely

Many seniors prefer to stay in their homes as long as possible and that is often the most convenient, lowest cost and least stressful option. Little things can make a big difference — here are some great ideas for improving safety, convenience and peace of mind with simple changes and/or technology.

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