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Telemedicine at Your Fingertips

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 11, 2017 8:38:48 AM / by Lorene Zammuto, MSN RN posted in 1800MD, Telehealth

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Member360 Reminds you of your Telehealth Benefit!

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8 Practical Ways to Stick to your New Year's Resolutions

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 29, 2016 11:01:59 AM / by Katie Kiely posted in Healthy Eating, healthy habits, exercise, goal setting

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Healthy Eating During the Holidays: Strategies for Success

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 10, 2016 3:07:37 PM / by Katie Kiely posted in Healthy Eating

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The holiday season is just around the corner. Part of the joy of the season is spending time with family and friends. But social gatherings often lead to over-indulging in our favorite meals and treats. With a bit of pre-planning for social occasions where food is likely to be in abundance, it is possible to maintain your weight without depriving yourself. Here are some tips:

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Is it Time for Your Mammogram?

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 26, 2016 12:16:51 PM / by Katie Kiely posted in busy life

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Breast Cancer Screening…Is it Time for Yours?

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A Shot at Avoiding the Flu

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 10, 2016 12:05:00 PM / by Katie Kiely

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The changing leaves and dropping temperature can only mean one thing – flu season is right around the corner. That means it’s time to think about getting an annual flu shot. The flu vaccine protects against the most common types of influenza viruses. It can prevent you from getting the flu and also reduce doctor’s visits and time away from work and school. With approximately 200,000 Americans hospitalized due to complications from the flu each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), getting a flu shot is an important way to safeguard your family’s health.

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The Race Is On: Tips for Healthy Eating On the Go

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 3, 2016 12:00:00 AM / by Katie Kiely posted in Healthy Eating, Grocery Shopping, busy life

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Meeting One ran over. Meeting Two starts in 10 minutes. You’re starving. Uh, oh! You left your healthy lunch at home. There’s no time to get healthy food, or any food. The race is on… get ready… get set…

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Fizz Alert – Your Favorite Diet Sodas Are Bad For You

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 29, 2016 12:00:00 AM / by Katie Kiely posted in Healthy Eating

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You need it. You want it. You gotta have it. The can is in place, and you’re ready to pop the top, anticipating your refreshing, thirst-quenching fizz fix. Oh, no! What’s that sound? Whoop! Whoop! Whooop! Step away from the can! We repeat… step… away… from… the… can! 

The alarm has sounded and the bubble has burst. Many diet sodas are bad for you, contributing to serious health issues such as obesity, metabolic syndrome, weak bones, diabetes and lymphoma! With ingredients such as flame retardant – we kid you not! – wood resin, high fructose corn syrup, artificial sweeteners, carcinogenic dyes, and one of our favorites, propylene glycol, a preservative, thickening agent and food stabilizer also used in antifreeze to de-ice planes, we’re going on high fizz alert.

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Let’s Go to Market: Tips to Grocery Shop Like a Pro

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 25, 2016 12:00:00 AM / by Katie Kiely posted in Healthy Eating, Grocery Shopping, Tips

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Brrrr! It’s cold in here. Well, that’s because you’re holding open the refrigerator door expecting food to magically appear. Guess what? It’s not going to. And, don’t think if you hold open the cupboard door anything will be different. It won’t.

 

Yes, it’s that time again. Time to make the trek to the supermarket.
The key to maximizing your food shopping experience is to have a plan. With a shopping strategy, you’ll find the healthy food you need for the most economical prices, making your way in and out of the grocery store with time to spare. Think you can do it? We know you can!

 

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