Health and Wellness

Helping you live your healthiest life

Health and wellness tips and resources to help you meet your health goals and care for your loved ones.

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CDC Flu Vaccine Announcement

UPDATE | AUG 2017

CDC recommends nasal spray flu vaccine should not be used this season.

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Overcoming Dental Anxiety

ARTICLE | OCT 2016

A visit to the dentist can be scary. The good news is there are ways to make your visit easier.

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Running at Any Age

ARTICLE | May 2017

As an older adult, there are some important things to consider before taking to the road ahead.

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Article | March 2018

Dental Care for Seniors

Today's older adults are keeping their natural teeth longer. With good habits and dental care, you can keep smiling through your golden years.

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Article | March 2018

Finding Quality Eldercare

The right resources and referrals

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Article | March 2018

Caring for an Elderly Loved One

Being a caregiver

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Article | March 2018

Self-Injury
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Article | March 2018

Drinking, Drugs, and Families
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Article | March 2018

Drinking, Drugs, and Teens

Is your teen using drugs?

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Article | March 2018

Drinking, Drugs, and Women

Alcohol and substance use disorder can seriously impact women's lives

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Article | March 2018

Drinking, Drugs, and Men

Men face significant pressure to drink and use drugs

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Article | March 2018

Relapse and Recovery

Falling back into drug or alcohol use doesn't mean you can't recover

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Article | March 2018

The Dry Drunk

A hazard for recovering alcoholics

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Article | March 2018

Alcohol and Drugs: Use or Abuse?

Recognizing dependency on alcohol and drugs

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Article | March 2018

New Baby, No Sleep

Coping with infant sleep patterns

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Article | March 2018

ADHD Assessment: What to Expect
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Article | March 2018

Baby Bedtime Battles

Tips for getting your baby to sleep

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Article | March 2018

Become a Healthy Eater
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Article | March 2018

Depression as We Age

How to recognize and overcome it

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Article | March 2018

Is it Baby Blues or Depression?

Understanding how each may affect new moms

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Article | March 2018

Understanding Depression
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Article | March 2018

Understanding Anger

The causes and effects of anger

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Article | March 2018

Behavioral Health Providers

Frequently asked questions about behavioral health providers

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Article | March 2018

Anxiety Disorders

Information from the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI)

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Article | March 2018

ADHD Management: What to Expect
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Article | March 2018

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Symptoms and treatment can help manage this difficult disorder

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Article | March 2018

Coverage for Bipolar Treatment

Frequently asked questions

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Article | March 2018

Understanding Bipolar Disorder
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Article | March 2018

Alcohol and Substance Use Disorder
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Article | March 2018

Levels of Mental Health Care
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Article | March 2018

Stress Management Toolkit
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Article | March 2018

Opioids: Know the Risks
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Article | March 2018

How to Find Balance
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Article | March 2018

Warning Signs of Eating Disorders

When food becomes a problem

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Article | March 2018

Eating Disorders
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Article | March 2018

The Addicted Teenager

What parents can do to help children with addiction

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Article | March 2018

Depression in Children

Know the warning signs and help your child overcome it

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Article | March 2018

Understanding Codependency
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Article | March 2018

Cross-Dependency

A hidden danger to recovery

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Article | February 2018

Health Care as We Get Older

The future of health care - for all of us

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Update | October 2017

Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine Announcement
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Article | July 2017

Flu Season Tips for Runners

Don't let the bug bring you down.

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Article | July 2017

Health Concerns for Lesbians and Bisexual Women

Top 10 things lesbians and bisexual women should discuss with their health care providers

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Article | July 2017

Eat Better, Run Better
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Video | June 2017

Peanut Butter Overnight Oats
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Video | June 2017

Super Seedy Granola Bars
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Video | June 2017

Three-bean Vegetarian Chili
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Article | June 2017

Benefits of Cross-Training

Is running the best way to become a better runner?

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Article | June 2017

Are you too Tired to Run?

Prevent Central Nervous System Fatigue: Give Your Brain the Rest It Needs

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Article | June 2017

Hydration Tips to Prepare for a Race

There’s More to Hydration than Quenching Your Thirst

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Article | June 2017

Make Your Marathon a Family Affair

When training for a race, don’t go it alone.

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Video | June 2017

Blueberry Bananas Overnight Oats

Oats are incredibly nutritious. Try out this great recipe for a quick breakfast or snack that is a good source of carbs and fiber.

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Update | March 2017

Epi Pen Recall

EpiPen® and EpiPen Jr® Auto-Injector, 0.3 mg and 0.15 mg strengths

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Article | February 2017

LGBT Health Disparities
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Quiz | December 2016

Oral Health and Pregnancy Quiz

How are oral health and pregnancy connected?

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Article | December 2016

Tips to Keep Your Kids' Smiles Happy and Healthy

Good dental habits start with you

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Quiz | December 2016

Gum Disease Risk Assessment Quiz

Identify factors that might increase your risk for gum disease.

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Article | October 2016

Wisdom Teeth 101

Everything you need to know about your wisdom teeth

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Article | October 2016

Why Visit the Dentist?

Dental check-ups are an important part of your health

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Article | October 2016

Stress and Your Oral Health
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Article | October 2016

Early Signs of Oral Cancer

Know the signs and protect your mouth

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Article | October 2016

Prevent Gum Disease
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Article | October 2016

Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Fear less, smile more

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Article | October 2016

Brush Your Teeth in 7 Steps

Clean Mouth, Healthy Smile

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Article | August 2016

Coping After a Disaster

Stress and self-care

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Article | June 2016

Exercising as a New Mom

Activate the inner you.

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Article | January 2016

Alcohol and Your Oral Health

Rethink that drink to save your smile

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Video | January 2016

It Gets Better
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Article | July 2015

Stay Motivated to Exercise

Get past your training lulls.

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Article | April 2015

Take the Healthy Kids Challenge

Create a healthier home

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Article | January 2015

How to Achieve a Personal Best

Win the race against yourself.

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Article | January 2015

Foam Rollers for Self Massage

A great way to heal your body and prevent injury.

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Article | January 2014

Sleep More, Exercise Better
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Article

Advice for Your First Race

Before My First Race — What I Wish I'd Known

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Article

Diagnosing and Treating Dry Mouth

Why you can't ignore that dry, sticky feeling

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Article

Finding a Workout Buddy

What the right partner can do for your workout

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Article

Get Mentally Motivated

Motivation Tips to Prepare to Race

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Article

Motivation in a Long Run

How to stay motivated when you hit "the wall.”

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Article

Nutrition When You’re Exercising

When it comes to running, you are what you eat.

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Article

Preparing for Your First Race

How to get your first race right.

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Article

Runner Safety from Head to Toe

Tips to stay safe before, during, and after the race.

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Article

Training Tips to Prevent Injury

What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You

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Article

Transgender Persons' Health Issues

10 Things Transgender Persons Should Discuss with Their Health Care Providers

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Updates

Get the latest information on your medical, dental, behavioral, supplemental, or prescription drug plan.

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Article

Race Day Etiquette

6 Tips for a Great Race Day Experience

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Article

8 Ways Running Works Wonders for Your Mind

The mental health benefits of running

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Article

Create a Running Playlist

Run to the beat of your own drum

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Article

How Do You Recover from a Race?

The final step in your race routine could be the most important.

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Cavity Risk Assessment Quiz

Identify factors that might increase your risk for cavities

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