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Insurance 101: Children Can Stay On Parents’ Insurance Until Age 26

Most adults can stay on their parents’ health insurance plan until they turn 26 years old, if the plan covers children. This provision took effect in 2010 as part of the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare. Parents can add children 25 years old and younger to their health insurance coverage during annual…
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Learn About Your Insurance Coverage

If you signed up for 2016 health insurance coverage between November 2015 and January 2016, your new coverage has started. Those who enrolled by the January 31, 2016, deadline had coverage that started March 1, 2016 or earlier. NEED HELP? If you have questions about your new Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota coverage,…
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Ten-year Battle With Eating Disorders No Match For Fargo Woman

It all started when Allison Morth decided to become a vegetarian at age 14. For a while cutting out pork, beef, chicken and fish helped her to feel healthier and slimmed her down. Then she started avoiding fatty foods, like cheese and healthy fat sources like nuts and seeds. A year later, at age 15,…
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March Of Dimes Services Help Charley Win The Fight

By Lonna Whiting Everything was going as expected for the first 24 weeks of Fargo resident and Blue Cross Blue Shield employee Anna Wang’s pregnancy. She hadn’t had any problems or warning signs that anything was going wrong as her baby grew inside her. In fact, everything felt pretty routine. Routine care plan. Routine checkups.…
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Jamestown Employee’s Life Filled With Love After Heart Attack

Most people wouldn’t consider Jamestown employee Tom Heffernan someone at risk of having a heart attack. In 2014, at the age of 50, Heffernan was the picture of health. He was never a smoker or alcohol user and he had spent the previous decade of his life shedding 300 pounds and was now lean and…
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