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.

Looking for discounts 03 13 2018

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.

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

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

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

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

Do-Fitness-Apps-and-Trackers-Work 02 02 2018

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

What-is-BMR

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.

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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?

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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.

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

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

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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: