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Wellness News: Oral Health Matters

Mouths are full of bacteria. While most of it is harmless, brushing and flossing helps to keep the bacteria level in your mouth under control. But without daily care, bacteria can reach levels that might lead to tooth decay and gum disease. Brushing Basics So, what exactly are we doing when we brush our teeth?…
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In- vs Out-of-Network Providers

Looking for ways to save on health care costs? Stick with the network. Using the network will save you money A network is a group of health care providers, including doctors, specialists, dentists, hospitals, labs and other facilities. These health care providers have agreed to provide medical services to health insurance members—you and your covered…
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Wellness News: The Big Freeze

July Quick Takes: Fresh Picks for Summer Fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet. And it's so easy to put these nutritious foods on your plate in the summertime. Choice is huge, flavor is at its peak and price is often at the lowest. It's hard to dispute the health benefits…
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Premiums vs. Out-of-Pocket Expenses

When you enroll in a benefit that requires you to pay for it—like medical, dental or vision—your premium comes out of each paycheck to spread the cost of coverage out over the year. This dollar amount you pay to be covered under the plan depends on: the plan you choose, and how many people you…
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Wellness News: Summer Camping

  Camping is a fun way to get family and friends together in the outdoors. Whether you're planning an overnight at a riverside campground or an entire week backpacking in the wilderness, preparation will make the difference between a fun adventure and one filled with mishaps. Follow these tips to make sure your stay in…
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The Importance of an Annual Physical

We take our kids for regular check-ups including dental and vision appointments. We even take our dogs to the vet and give them preventive medications to stay healthy. But, when was the last time YOU had a doctor’s appointment. Not because you had the flu or strep throat, but because it was time for your…
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Wellness News: Get Moving Outdoors

Days are getting longer, the weather is fine and it's time to take your workout outside. Outdoor exercise has many advantages. To start, there's no gym fee. The air isn't stuffy and a breeze helps you stay cool. And best of all, working out outside feels more like fun and less like a chore. The…
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