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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 in Relationships

Dating Violence: How to Prepare and Protect Your Teen

February 21 | Comments | Relationships, Parenting

Teen dating violence is a real and growing concern for parents. How can you increase the chances your son or daughter will establish healthy dating relationships and avoid becoming a teen dating violence statistic? In observance of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Beth Collins, MS, LPCC-S, a...

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Teen Dating Violence: Is Your Teen at Risk?

February 20 | Comments | Relationships, Parenting

Dating is a natural part of life for teens. On the positive side, dating can contribute to teens’ healthy social development. But as a parent, you can’t help but worry and be wary of teen dating violence and abuse. During Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Premier Health Now asked Beth Collins,...

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America's Loneliness Epidemic: Are You Responsible?

5/9/2018 | Comments | Relationships, Parenting, Emotional Health

Last year the U.S. Surgeon General raised eyebrows by announcing a loneliness epidemic throughout the world. But results of a recent survey by health insurer Cigna may silence the doubters. Of the 20,000 Americans who responded to the survey, nearly half indicated they sometimes or always feel...

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The Pain of Infertility: 4 Ways to Show Your Support

3/16/2018 | Comments | Relationships, Pregnancy

“Fertility is a fickle thing.” When actress Hilarie Burton posted those words recently on Instagram, she peeled away layers of the taboo surrounding infertility. Burton talked about her journey to have a second child – her “miracle baby” – with actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan in announcing the birth of...

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Protect Yourself from Sexual Harassment

10/23/2017 | Comments | Relationships, Safety

Revelations of sexual harassment by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein spanning years and actress Alyssa Milano’s invitation for all victims of sexual harassment to speak out with #MeToo tweets have sparked overwhelming responses across the world. In 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment ...

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'Everybody's Talkin' at Me': How to Talk About Hate in the News

8/25/2017 | 0 Comments | Relationships, Self-Improvement

Charlottesville, terrorism, demonstrations…When the headlines are saturated with hate, the topic naturally spills over into conversation among friends, family and co-workers. Such discussion can be helpful and educational. Yet because these topics are controversial, conversations can quickly become...

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Are Smartphones the New Drug of Choice?

4/12/2017 | 0 Comments | Relationships, Parenting

Recent studies have shown that American teenagers are growing less likely to try or regularly use drugs, including alcohol. Can smartphones be the reason? The list of experts who believe the two may be related is too long to ignore.  Replacing One Gratification With Another  An annual...

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Is Phubbing Putting Your Relationships at Risk?

12/20/2016 | 0 Comments | Relationships

As families gather for the holidays, there’s a growing source of tension among generations: phubbing.  Coined in Australia in 2012 as shorthand for “phone snubbing,” phubbing occurs when you give your smartphone more attention than the people you’re with.  Parents and grandparents want...

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