Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By being enrolled in our medical plan, you have access to clinical breast exams and mammograms, as a preventive screening. If you are under the age of 40 years, you may need a referral from your doctor, however women 40 years and older should not need a referral. Mammograms can be performed at a few […]

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Hope Scarves

We need your support to help us collect 5,000 scarves for those living with cancer during the month of October. You can donate scarves by placing them in your campus donation boxes or by clicking here to buy directly from Amazon. To learn a little more, watch this short video prepared by Hope Scarves. Not […]

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World Mental Health Day

The National Institute of Mental Health reports that depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the United States, affecting an estimated 11 million adults. Of these, two thirds do not actively seek nor receive proper treatment, which can result in severe impairments that interfere with or limit their ability to engage in […]

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Get Down with Cholesterol

There are two types of cholesterol. HDL cholesterol is “good” cholesterol and helps support your body’s functions while not raising your risk of cardiovascular disease. LDL, or “bad” cholesterol, raises your risk of cardiovascular disease. Saturated fats, like those in coconut oil, red meats, and dairy, can raise your LDL and lower your HDL. Unsaturated […]

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Remain Active and Independent as you Age

Eat and Drink Healthy – choose fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, low-fat dairy, and water most of the time. Move More, Sit Less Throughout the Day – Being active can help you prevent, delay, and manage chronic diseases; improve balance and stamina; reduce risk of falls; and improve brain health. Don’t Use Tobacco – […]

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer screening means looking for cancer before you have symptoms. The most common test that is used to screen for prostate cancer is a blood test called a prostate specific antigen (PSA) test. PSA is a substance your prostate makes. The test measures the amount of PSA in your blood. These simply screenings may help […]

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September is National Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide Risk: Awareness and Prevention | September 14 Join this webinar to: Define the warning signs of suicide. Discuss how to speak to someone about suicide concerns. List resources and how to get help. Register here Other resources to support mental health include Marketplace Chaplains, Anthem’s Learn to Live and LiveHealth Online. Learn more about […]

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August is National Breastfeeding Month

Breastfeeding is an important personal choice, and you get to decide what is best for you and your baby. However, it is important to understand the benefits of breastfeeding so that you can make an informed decision that will be of benefit to your baby and yourself.

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Meal Prep and Planning Tips

It’s that time again; back to school! For many parents, back to school brings busy schedules including extracurricular activities, running errands, picking up and dropping kids off, and homework. It’s often very hard to plan healthy meals or even have time for a meal. This leads to convenience where drive thru runs become more appealing.

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Get Back on Track with Routine Vaccines

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This annual observance highlights the importance of getting recommended vaccines throughout your life. You have the power to protect yourself and your family against serious diseases like whooping cough, cancers caused by HPV, and pneumonia through on-time vaccination.

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