Achoo! Is it Seasonal Allergies or Asthma?

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Guest blogger: Karen R.. Compliance, Quality and Clinical Program Specialist

Flowers are blooming and Spring allergies are too. It is not just pollen you need to worry about, allergy symptoms could trigger asthma attacks. While allergies do no automatically mean you have asthma, and everyone experiences symptoms differently, it is important to recognize and treat these symptoms. Continue reading

Alcohol Awareness Month

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Over 66 million people (nearly a quarter of the adult and adolescent population) reported binge-drinking in the past month, in a 2015 Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality survey1. Alcoholism is a chronic, progressive disease, genetically predisposed and fatal if untreated. However, people can and do recover. Continue reading

Financial Literacy Month: Emergency Funds

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In honor of Financial Literacy Month, we are going to chat & chew about an important financial topic: emergency funds.

The concept of an emergency fund is one of the bedrocks of a solid financial plan. Hopefully it will never need to be tapped, but in order to ensure that any unplanned expenses are covered, it is often advised to keep a cash fund equal to approximately 3-6 months of income. Continue reading

National Nutrition Month: Cooking Healthy at Home

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Did you read our blog post National Nutrition Month: Put Your Best Fork Forward earlier this month? It is all about taking small steps toward a healthy diet.

If your eating habits are anything like those of many Americans, you know that eating out has become a trend. Busy schedules can lead to grabbing a quick bite in the drive through, while social engagements can lead to restaurant meals. Yet, it is commonly believed that cooking at home can be healthier—and less expensive! Continue reading