Did You Know?

52% of people who responded to a recent poll believe that it is easier to do their taxes than to eat healthy.

Did You Know?

70% of all chronic disease is directly related to lifestyle choices.

We were surprised too. And, after thinking about it, we decided to create space on our website for information that will motivate, inform, and support employees, their families and friends who want to make healthy changes in their lifestyle.

Please check back often to find thoughtful tips and information that can have a huge impact on your health.

Anxious about traveling for advanced care?

Highmark’s nurse navigators can help you overcome barriers if you need to travel for an appropriate diagnosis and care. This short video tells you more.

If you need to travel to receive appropriate care, you aren’t alone with Highmark.

Here are a few tips if you must travel for your better health. Highmark will help you find accommodations, transportation, and moral support!

September 2018 Live Well, work well Newsletter

This edition of the Live Well, Work Well Newsletter covers topics including new blood pressure guidelines, information about foodborne illnesses, and more.

Endorphins influence our happiness but other chemicals do too. Read on to learn more!

Music therapy benefits patients with Parkinson’s Disease, Fibromyalgia, Autism, Depression and more.

Follow this link to learn more.

Accidents and injuries around the water ruin many vacations.

Here’s a checklist to help keep you safe this summer.

Are you really drinking enough water?

Staying hydrated is an important part of good health any time of year, but especially in the summer. Watch this short video to learn more.

The benefits of napping

Is taking a nap really a good idea? Read on to learn what the National Sleep Foundation says about napping.

The July 2018 Live Well Work Well Newsletter

Do you sweat too much? Too little? This issue of the Live Well Work Well Newsletter will answer your questions about sweating. Also inside – Smart Snacks and a discussion about Transfat.

Got Stress? Here’s some help!

This informative article will help you develop skills to recognize stress.

The June 2018 Live Well, Work Well Newsletter

You will be surprised when you learn which produce is the dirtiest. This newsletter also provides tips for successful intermittent fasting. Did you know that there are more than 200 antibiotic-resistant genes? Details about these topics are in this month’s newsletter!

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If you like a discount and you are a Highmark insured, then you will want to take advantage of reduced costs on health and wellness products, yoga, exercise, massage, hearing aids and more. Follow this link for details:

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If you have a health question or concern and you aren’t sure if you should see your doctor, or what questions to ask your doctor, then you may benefit from talking with a health coach. If you are covered by Highmark Insurance, then coaching is free, confidential and voluntary. Click on the following link for ideas about when talking with a health coach might be helpful for you.


The experts at Highmark design fitness videos, recipes, and exercise plans to match your needs. Visit the link below for more information.


Inflammation fighting foods can boost your immune system and decrease your risk of cancer and metabolic disease. Click on this link to learn more.


Just Say No…to Sodium. Check out these suggestions for reducing the amount of sodium in your diet.


Save The Ta-Tas. Feel Your Boobies. We don’t care what you call it! Please get screened. Click this link for details.

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Here are some things to consider if you are thinking about buying a fitness tracker:


What is your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)? Follow the link below to learn how to calculate your BMR:

Prostate Screening 09 30 2017

Click the link below to learn about prostate screening and prostate health.

Cholesterol 09 30 2017

Worried about your cholesterol? Here are some ideas to help you achieve the healthy numbers without medications.


Are you thinking about skipping your visit to the dentist? Did you know that dental health problems are linked to heart disease, preterm births, lung disease and more?

virtual medicine

Cold? Earache? Rash? No time for an in-person appointment? Virtual medicine is available when you need it…and its easy to create an account, select a doctor, and start your visit. These two links provide the info you will need to get started.


Here are some tips for minimizing your child’s back-to-school anxiety…plus a 9-5-2-1-0 formula for good health!


Picnic? Bar-b-que? Snacking by the pool? Follow this link for healthy snacks, sides, and entrée suggestions AND warm weather food-safety tips.

Hep C Newsletter_August_2017

Are you a Boomer? You might be at risk for Hepatitis C! Click on the link below for information.

Understanding Health Insurance-Newsletter-July-2017

Need help deciphering health insurance terminology? Click on this link for helpful definitions.

CC3-Energy-Drinks June 2017

What you don’t know about energy drinks could hurt you! Details and tips for safe consumption can be found by clicking on the link below.

Allergy Information-Newsletter-May-2017

It’s allergy season and it is almost impossible to avoid television, radio, and print advertising for allergy remedies. You can find practical tips for dealing with seasonal allergies here:

Eye-Health 05 30 2017

Taking a few simple steps will help strengthen and protect your eyesight. Click on the link below for a few ideas: