medication http://wrvo.org en Excellus health insurance launches new community campaign http://wrvo.org/post/excellus-health-insurance-launches-new-community-campaign <p>Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) is launching a new campaign to remind people of the importance of taking prescription medications as directed. In many hospitals, it’s called medication adherence, and it’s an issue that’s becoming a hot topic in the health world today.</p><p>BCBS Regional President Arthur Vercillo says statistics show 75 percent of patients don’t take their prescriptions as directed.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:21:11 +0000 Ellen Abbott 51590 at http://wrvo.org Excellus health insurance launches new community campaign Upcoming topics: Berries and hazards in your home http://wrvo.org/post/upcoming-topics-berries-and-hazards-your-home <p>In the coming weeks on Take Care, we'll feature an interview on prostate cancer. Every man who's diagnosed faces unique challenges, often around the question of treatment. An oncologist will join us to explain why watchful waiting may be the preferred option for many. Plus, the latest super fruit.</p><p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:07:49 +0000 Leah Landry 36407 at http://wrvo.org Upcoming topics: Berries and hazards in your home Take your medicine -- but in what form? http://wrvo.org/post/take-your-medicine-what-form <p>It can be overwhelming&nbsp; -- even for a well person -- to stand in the cold and flu aisle at the pharmacy wondering what version of a medication is best to take. Powdered packets, syrups, capsules, chewable tablets, gel tabs, dissolving tabs, coated pills -- there are endless options of ways for you to take your medicine. This week on “Take Care,” <a href="http://equipoiseconsultingllc.com/lindsay-mcnair-md-mph">Dr. Lindsay McNair</a> helps us understand the significant differences in how these formulas work.</p><p><strong>(click on "Read more" for the podcast of this interview and more information)</strong> Sun, 21 Apr 2013 23:05:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 36487 at http://wrvo.org