• Planning a summer vacation? Pack your health coverage!

    June 12 2017

    If you’re planning a vacation abroad this summer, you already know that there’s a lot to do before you leave. There are suitcases to pack, an itinerary to plan, and perhaps a passport to renew. We want you to have Read More

  • Healthy men need health screenings, too

    June 6 2017

    Have you ever put off doing something and later wished you’d just gotten it over with? If you’re a man with Medicare, now’s the time to talk with your doctor about getting screened for prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, or both. Read More

  • Include tobacco in your spring cleaning!

    May 31 2017

    This year include tobacco in your annual spring cleaning, and haul away those cigarette butts for good! Why? Because tobacco use is the second leading cause of death worldwide, responsible for 1 in every 10 adult deaths. If you or Read More

  • Not getting quality care? Let us know.

    May 23 2017

    Did you know that if you’re unhappy with your medical care, there are ways to let us know? You have the right to get high-quality care, and if you think you haven’t, you can file a complaint. If you disagree Read More

  • Stroke Awareness—Know the Signs

    May 9 2017

    Linda was excited for her monthly appointment with her massage therapist Janine. Linda gets massage therapy to help ease chronic pain. Toward the end of her session, something strange began to happen—Linda’s entire body went numb and she couldn’t move. Read More

  • Protect yourself from hepatitis with Medicare

    May 9 2017

    Did you know that hepatitis kills close to 1.4 million people every year? Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by a virus, resulting in acute and chronic liver disease. Hepatitis is contagious. For example, the Hepatitis B virus Read More

  • Don’t let brittle bones shatter your life

    May 1 2017

    Every year, more Americans are diagnosed with osteoporosis—a disease that causes bones to weaken and become more likely to break. You may not know that you have this “silent” disease until your bones are so weak that a sudden strain, Read More

  • Over 65? Age Out Loud!

    May 1 2017

    Today’s older Americans are living longer and better lives. May is Older Americans Month, and it’s the perfect time to celebrate what getting older looks like today. When we come together to celebrate this year’s theme of “Age Out Loud,” Read More

  • When’s the last time you checked your blood pressure?

    May 1 2017

    Now’s the time to take a quick and easy test to see if your blood pressure is too high. High blood pressure usually has no signs or symptoms, but it can lead to a higher risk of heart disease, stroke, Read More

  • National Minority Health Month: Bridging Observance and Action to Achieve Health Equity

    April 27 2017

    By Cara V. James, PhD, Director, CMS Office of Minority Health Each April we observe National Minority Health Month. This year’s theme is, Bridging Health Equity Across Communities. This theme acknowledges the important role that social determinants of health play Read More

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  • Planning a summer vacation? Pack your health coverage!:

    If you’re planning a vacation abroad this summer, you already Read More

  • Healthy men need health screenings, too:

    Have you ever put off doing something and later wished Read More

  • Include tobacco in your spring cleaning!:

    This year include tobacco in your annual spring cleaning, and Read More

  • Not getting quality care? Let us know.:

    Did you know that if you’re unhappy with your medical Read More

  • Stroke Awareness—Know the Signs:

    Linda was excited for her monthly appointment with her massage Read More

  • Protect yourself from hepatitis with Medicare:

    Did you know that hepatitis kills close to 1.4 million Read More