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Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Mar 29 - 11:56am

Texas health insurance companies’ choices to switch all individual policyholders from PPO to HMO plans have left 367,000 members with few options.

Effective as of Jan. 1 of this year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) discontinued all PPO plans for individuals and families statewide. Instead, those members were forced into HMO plans, many of whom also experienced the added sting of an increased premium. In addition to losing...

Posted By Heywood on 2016 Mar 29 - 11:52am

| illustration by Charles Marsh | Every year, Fort Worth, Texas magazine comes out with the Top Docs feature, and it’s always been one of the most popular issues. Occasionally, features or articles dealing with some aspect of healthcare may make a number of us feel guilty about not taking...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Sep 28 - 10:14am

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| by Kacie Galloway | As they say, “Time is money.” While hiring the right people for the right seats is absolutely critical to a company’s success, the time it requires can become challenging for many higher-level executives. Differentiating the myriad of staffing firms...

Posted By Brian Byrd on 2015 Sep 1 - 9:37am

The term “gut feeling” probably comes from the fact that most of us experience some of our emotions in our stomachs. I remember as a boy getting “butterflies in my stomach” before a baseball game. Many people develop loose stools or abdominal cramping when confronted with a...

Posted By Brian Byrd on 2015 Jun 17 - 9:49am

Have you ever felt a tingling sensation in some of your fingers after typing a few too many emails? Do you find yourself shaking and flicking your hand in the air trying to get feeling back in your fingers when this happens? If the answer is yes to both of these questions, you may suffer from...

Posted By Brian Byrd on 2015 Feb 25 - 2:36pm

Ronald Reagan once remarked during a CBS news interview that, “Life not only begins at 40, so does lumbago and the tendency to tell the same stories over and over again.” Lumbago, now an outdated term, refers to that nagging, chronic low back pain so many of us have experienced. ...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Dec 2 - 9:15am

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Posted By Brian Byrd on 2014 Dec 2 - 9:05am

What exactly is diabetes mellitus, also known as sugar diabetes or just diabetes? There are two types, aptly named Type I and Type II, but almost all diabetics are Type II. Mellitus means honey or sweet. Diabetes means “straight through.” When our sugar levels are elevated, what we...

Posted By Brian Byrd on 2014 Sep 23 - 9:39am

Before he took a nap, my dad used to say that he was “headed into the arms of Morpheus,” the Greek god of dreams. While creating dreams, Morpheus would sleep in a cave full of poppy seeds. Morpheus’ father, Hypnos, was the god of sleep. Morpheus’ brother, Phantasus, created...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Aug 18 - 1:22pm

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Through the ages, influential men and women beyond designers and garment makers have risen to define popular fashion. From Marie Antoinette’s provocative avant-garde ensembles and Katherine Hepburn’s re-appropriation of menswear to Jackie O’s Chanel suit, fashion icons have...

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