As if texting and e-mail weren’t enough to capture people’s attention as they are walking or driving, now Pokémon Go is creating yet another reason to take your eyes off the road or not watch where you’re walking in the airport, at the mall or on the street. It’s only been available for a week […]
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A stroke can come on suddenly. And the longer a stroke goes unnoticed, the more damage it will cause. Familiarize yourself with the signs of stroke by watching this one and a half minute video. Then share it with friends and family. F-A-S-T will take on a whole new meaning. FAST (stroke) FAST is an acronym used as a mnemonic […]
Before a tornado: •To begin preparing, you should build an emergency kit and make a family communications plan. •Listen to NOAA Weather Radio or to commercial radio or television newscasts for the latest information. In any emergency, always listen to the instructions given by local emergency management officials. •Be alert to changing weather conditions. Look […]
With the severe weather season in full swing, now is the time to make a disaster kit. When preparing for a tornado, or any natural disaster, you should have a disaster supply kit. A basic emergency supply kit could include the following recommended items: •Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least […]
Identity theft is the act of taking someone’s personal information and using it to impersonate a victim, steal from bank accounts, establish phony insurance policies, open unauthorized credit cards or obtain unauthorized bank loans. In some more elaborate schemes, criminals use the stolen personal information to get a job, rent a home or take out […]
Driver distractions or inattentive driving play a part in one out of every four motor vehicle crashes. That is more than 1.5 million collisions a year and 4,300 crashes daily, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Text messaging, changing radio stations, even turning around to talk to passengers can prove deadly. The I.I.I. […]
If Oklahoma communities improve fire protection services it could result in major savings on homeowners’ policies for local families, according to presenters at a recent legislative study. “There are some very basic things that communities can do to improve their fire suppression rating, which would also improve the cost of homeowners’ insurance,” said state Rep. […]
Ice, snow and wind can have devastating consequences on your home. The time to winterize is when the leaves begin to turn and not when the snow begins to fall. Homeowners should take the following precautions: Maintain GuttersRemove leaves, acorns, sticks and other debris from gutters so melting snow and ice can flow freely. This […]
An East Coast earthquake? Suffering damage from a seismic shift isn’t a risk many homeowners outside of California worry about. Most standard homeowners, renters and business insurance policies do not cover damage from earthquakes — specifically, the potential losses from the shaking and cracking that can destroy a building and other property. Nationwide, earthquake premiums […]
As the fall approaches across the United States, millions of young people will embark on that great journey we call life on a college campus. Others entering their golden years and their families will consider the benefit of moving into an assisted living facility. Still others, uninterested in or unable to secure a home loan, […]
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Prime Pharmacy Network Change Effective Jan. 1, 2017 for Fully Insured Group and Retail Market Plans
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