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Nutrition

A closer look at celiac disease and gluten sensitivity

What you need to know about celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. If you and gluten just don’t “jive,” you can rRead Article >

Education

Education

Deductible Plan Glossary

Here are some common terms that can help you understand your deductible plan.Read Article >

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Exercise & Weight Loss

Play it safe: Prevent sports injuries

Exercise is good for you and your family, but you can injure yourself, and more than half of all sports injuries occur...Read Article >

Latest Articles

  • A smiling mother shows her smartphone to her baby
    MAY 16, 2019

    Screen time and kids: Setting limits for better health

    Living in a digital age has its benefits — practically instant access to information and the ability to connect with friends and family across the country. Naturally, people are more plugged in than ever, including young children. In fact, a study in JAMA Pediatrics found that between 1997 and 2014, screen time doubled for kids 2 years old and younger — but at what cost?1 ... Learn more >

    TOPICShealthy lifestylepediatricsscreen time

  • Two friends walk in a tranquil forest.
    MAY 16, 2019

    Forest bathing: What it is and why you should try it

    These days, we stay indoors for hours scrolling through social media, binge-watching TV shows, or playing video games. We shop online and have purchases delivered straight to our homes. We live in or commute to cities surrounded by concrete, steel, and smog. Our days are mostly spent away from sunshine, trees, water, and fresh air. ... Learn more >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMental Health and WellnessoutdoorsStress Management

  • A Golden Retriever puppy and toddler snuggle on a bed.
    MAY 16, 2019

    5 ways pets can improve your health

    Whether it’s their cute paws, sweet snuggles, or happy tail wags, there’s no doubt that pets bring joy into our lives. And if you didn’t already have a million reasons to love your furry best friend, here’s one more: research shows that owning a pet can help your health and well-being. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSexerciseHeart HealthMental Health and WellnessStress Management

  • A pile of yellow and gold supplements.
    MAY 16, 2019

    How to boost your brainpower with 3 supplements

    Who doesn’t want a healthier brain — one that’s quick, focused, and ready to tear it up at trivia night? Fortunately, there are plenty of paths to brain health. Proper diet is one — fresh fruits and veggies, whole grains, and natural proteins — while regular exercise and social outings are some others. But what if you’re looking for a little boost? Are there supplements for brain health? Short answer: Yes. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSEat Healthyhealthy lifestylesupplementsvitamin d

  • A young daughter playing with a bubble wand sits on her father’s shoulders.
    MAY 16, 2019

    Wanna get outside? Try one of Georgia’s fun summer activities.

    A healthy dose of outdoor activity can really make your summer shine. Fortunately, Georgia has plenty to offer, from its many parks and mountains to the more than 1,300 acres and 33 miles of trails along the Atlanta Beltline alone. And with the weather just right, now’s the time to grab a water bottle and head outside. It’s fun and good for your health — and not just physically. From reducing stress to improving short-term memory, fresh air and exercise have been shown in numerous studies to improve well-being. If you’re ready to get moving this season, here are 5 summer activities in Georgia to get you started. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSexerciseGeorgiaoutdoorsStress Management