Obesity: How It Affects All Of Us

World Obesity Day is coming up—October 11, 2017. And although this isn’t an occasion to celebrate, it is one to talk about. Obesity: A common problem Obesity is a big problem. But how big? According to the World Obesity Federation, 2.7 billion adults worldwide will be overweight or obese by 2025. This is up from…
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Why Strength Training Is A Must For You—Yes You

Who needs strength training, anyway? We all do, actually. Without regular exercise, people lose bone and muscle strength every year. But, adding simple strength training into your daily routine can help reverse that trend. In fact, it can make your body stronger and more efficient, even when you’re at rest. And our Wellness Education team…
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A Little Inspiration Leads To Healthier Workplaces

It’s an understatement to say we spend a good deal of our waking hours at work. If you’re a full-time wage earner, you spend nearly 2,100 hours per year at your workplace, not including overtime or your commute. What you may find at work According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for…
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Get Ready To Enroll In Or Change Your Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan

From Oct. 15, to Dec. 7, 2017, people with Medicare can enroll in or change to a prescription drug plan. Plans go into effect Jan. 1, 2018. Medicare Part D covers prescription drugs. To enroll, you must have Medicare Part A or B. Medicare Parts A and B do not cover outpatient prescription drugs. Without…
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Hit The Yoga Mat To Improve Your Health

As summer stretches into autumn, it’s a great time to consider moving toward the health benefits of yoga. Download a sample poster or flyer and ask your employer to sign up for monthly notices as new topics are posted. What’s included? The materials explain how yoga improves your mind and body health. Materials also include…
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