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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 young man in workout clothes sips from a water bottle.
    JUL 18, 2019

    10 warning signs of dehydration to watch out for

    What do you think is more essential: Food or water? While we tend to focus a lot of our time and energy on food — deciding what to eat for lunch or make for dinner — water is essential. In fact, we can go up to 3 weeks without food but wouldn’t last more than 3 or 4 days without water. ... Read More >

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  • A smiling woman applies sunless tanning lotion to her arm.
    JUN 14, 2019

    Is sunless tanning safe? Here’s what you need to know.

    It’s widely reported that famous French fashion designer Coco Chanel made tanning popular — completely by mistake. In the early 1920s, Chanel got sunburned while spending time on a yacht in the French Riviera. Her sunburn faded into a tan and Chanel’s new “look” became all the rage. Afterwards, having tanned skin was associated with a life of wealth, leisure, and travel. ... Read More >

    TOPICSdermatologyhealthy lifestyleSun Protection

  • A woman holds a bowl of freshly chopped vegetables
    JUN 14, 2019

    The secret to clean eating? Focus on nutrition.

    Clean eating has been called many things since it burst onto the wellness scene a few years ago. A whole foods movement. A new dieting trend. A cure-all health craze. Its core concept of eating only natural, “real” food has spawned magazines, lifestyle blogs, and plenty of criticism. So, do we have a handle by now on what clean eating actually is? ... Read More >

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  • Cut apple slices topped with smooth peanut butter on a cutting board by a bowl of peanut butter and 2 red apples.
    JUN 14, 2019

    How to snack smart on the go

    When the afternoon snack cravings strike, it’s tempting to reach for whatever is convenient. It could be a candy bar in your office’s vending machine or a chocolate muffin at a nearby coffee shop. But sugary snacks, such as candy bars, are high in calories and low in nutrition. In fact, too much sugar can increase your risk for diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. Foods with refined grains, like a muffin, are considered “empty calories” because the fiber, vitamins, and minerals have been removed. These unhealthy snacks also won’t satisfy your hunger for very long. ... Read More >

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  • An older woman smiles while lifting two small green weights in her hands.
    JUN 14, 2019

    6 tips for avoiding injury-causing exercise mistakes

    Maybe you’ve found a workout you love and do every chance you get. But are you building muscle and heart health, or are you putting yourself at risk for injury? Even seasoned exercisers can fall into habits that do more harm than good. By reexamining your regimen and making a few simple tweaks, you can fine-tune a safer workout routine for a stronger, healthier you. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisehealthy lifestylestay hydrated