Like you, we’re keeping an eye on news – especially the bits that could affect our health or the well-being of our families. But let’s face it, those stories don’t always get to what it means. That’s why the Premier Health Now team came up with this idea to give you more insights into the headlines you and your friends will be talking about. Whether the story is close to home or far away, whether it causes worry or makes you smile, we invite you to check in with Premier Health Now to get the "so what" behind the day’s news.

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Stories from March 2019

How to Speak Up — and SpeakEndo — About Endometriosis

March 26 | Comments | Pain

If you’ve seen the TV commercials urging you to “SpeakEndo,” you may realize that the way you talk with your doctor about your endometriosis symptoms can influence your care. Of course, in real life — unlike in the commercial — you can’t count on a well-meaning stranger to help you during your...

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Starting Your Child in Sports: Just Do it!

March 20 | Comments | Fitness, Self-Improvement

Tuning in to your kids’ unique interests at any age will help you find the sports that will reward them with a lifetime of healthy habits. Sports medicine specialist Dr. Jon Sulentic and athletic trainer Justin Perkins cover the mind-body-social benefits of starting sports early, how to choose, and...

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Vaccines: Know the Basics to Protect Your Kids

March 15 | Comments | Parenting, Illness

Whether it's the flu or a return to school, the topic of vaccinations always seem to be in season. The latest debate comes from the news that an 18-year-old from Norwalk, Ohio, got vaccinated after doing his own research — and against his mother’s wishes. There are some key things to...

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‘Jeopardy!’ Host Says He’ll Fight Pancreatic Cancer

March 11 | Comments | Celebrities, Cancer

Last week Alex Trebek, popular host of the game show “Jeopardy!” for almost 35 years, announced to fans that he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In his brief, one-minute announcement on the Jeopardy! stage, an upbeat Trebek told fans he plans to fight the disease, adding, “I have to beat it,...

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Luke Perry and What to Know About Stroke

March 6 | Comments | Celebrities, Illness

According to news reports actor Luke Perry, best known for his roles in "90210" and "Riverdale," died Monday at age 52, five days after suffering a "massive stroke." What does it mean to have a “massive stroke” and how do you reduce your risk? Premier Health Now posed these questions to John...

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Making Sense of the Momo Challenge

March 1 | Comments | Parenting, Technology

Legendary horror novelist Stephen King is quoted as saying, “Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes they win.” In today’s digital age, separating true monsters and ghosts from the false is a growing concern for parents seeking to protect their children from...

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