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You can find helpful information about your benefits, wellness tips and reminders, and the latest wellness and health news from around the internet.

We hope this information will help you better understand and use your benefits and improve your health.


April 20, 2018

How to be happy: Tips for cultivating contentment

local94news shared this story from All Mayo Clinic health information topics.

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April 20, 2018

When Anxiety or Depression Masks a Medical Problem

local94news shared this story from Personal Health.

How long might it take before the true cause of the symptoms is uncovered and proper treatment begun?

April 20, 2018

Pets Good Medicine for Those Battling Mental Ills

local94news shared this story from WebMD Health.

Although furry companions won't replace medications or therapy for mental health concerns, they can provide significant benefits, according to British researchers.

March 30, 2018

How sharing kindness can make you healthier & happier

local94news shared this story from All Mayo Clinic health information topics.

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March 30, 2018

How your next meal could help fight depression and stress

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March 30, 2018

Be kinder to yourself. Research shows it could make you healthier.

local94news shared this story from Wellness.

Studies point to self-compassion as a key factor in reducing stress and adopting good habits.





March 06, 2018

'DASH' Diet May Also Help Lower Depression Risk

local94news shared this story from WebMD Health.

Those who followed the so-called DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) were 11 percent less likely to develop depression than people who did not closely follow the diet.

March 06, 2018

Jane Brody’s Personal Secrets to Lasting Weight Loss

local94news shared this story from Personal Health.

I read nutrition labels before I buy anything in a package, I practice portion control, and I exercise and weigh myself every day.

March 06, 2018

This is your body on fast food

local94news shared this story from Wellness.

If you have it regularly it’s bad for your health, but you can recover from an occasional lapse.





February 27, 2018

High blood pressure? Potassium could help.

local94news shared this story from Wellness.

Instead of simply cutting salt, try adding this mineral to your diet as well.





February 27, 2018

Women's Heart Attacks Can Have Hidden Causes

local94news shared this story from WebMD Health.

Women who complain of chest pain often are told they haven't had a heart attack if their arteries aren't blocked, the researchers said.

February 27, 2018

Clearing Up the Confusion About Salt

local94news shared this story from Personal Health.

Excess sodium is responsible for most cases of hypertension, a leading risk factor for heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure.

February 05, 2018

When Cancer Strikes Twice

local94news shared this story from Personal Health.

In many cases, the development of a second cancer resulted from the same risk factors that likely precipitated the first malignancy.

February 05, 2018

5 Factors Can Predict Your Heart Health

local94news shared this story from WebMD Health.

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Five simple health indicators can evaluate a healthy person's risk of heart damage from clogged arteries without drawing blood for medical tests, a new study finds.

February 05, 2018

Older and Out of Shape? You Can Save Your Heart

local94news shared this story from WebMD Health.

People in their 50s and early 60s can regain the heart health of someone decades younger through a regular and reasonable aerobic exercise program, no matter how long they've been inactive, the study authors said.


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