April Health Hero
Announcements Rev-Up for Retirement- April 29th, 11 a.m. -2 p.m. Seating is limited, so please register by email or call. Read more.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month -Annually, close to 100,000 deaths in the United States occur due to excessive alcohol consumption. Educational programs and medical advice about alcohol are out there — please learn about the risks of alcohol addiction and its consequences. Remember, preventive care can help keep you healthy. Read more
Aetna's new "Smarter is" - Get fast, on-the-go access to important information. Read more. Or visit Aetna's Smarter is website.
Express Scripts announces new mobile application and mobile optimized website. The new Express Rx mobile app works across multiple platforms, and is now available for a free download. Read more.
Consumer guide to the Affordable Care Act For consumers who have coverage, the uninsured and those who are losing coverage, this guide provides a brief overview of the major changes in the national health care reform law to help individuals and families understand their options. Download pdf
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APRIL 23 IS THE DEADLINE
Start your individual action plan in April
If you’re among the 89 percent of employees and their spouses or domestic partners who completed the wellness assessment by March 4, start your individual action plan by April 22 to be able to finish by the July 1, 2011 deadline. More
APRIL IS DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH
American Diabetes Association has free resources
Diabetes is a serious disease that strikes nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States. If you are of African-American, Latino or Native American descent, your risk of getting diabetes may be even higher for developing diabetes. The American Diabetes Association has resources for identifying and treating diabetes. More
ARE THEY FOOLING YOU?
Joke or no joke
Alarming or conflicting media coverage of health news can be confusing at best and at worst can motivate unhealthy choices. So, how do you read through the lines of what’s out there to make sure you’re getting the best information? More
Local food for local people
Is there a CSA in your future? If you have thought about adding more locally grown food into your diet but farmers markets don’t fit into your schedule, then a CSA may be just what you need. More
Burn 100 calories in less than 30 minutes
So you know you need to be more active. But the thought of becoming a gym rat just isn’t for you. Here are other ways to Move More and add activity to your schedule. Each of these ideas will burn 100 calories in under 30 minutes. More
STRESS LESS WEBINARS
Eliminate bullying at work for employees and for manager/supervisor
In today’s tense economy, work can be stressful and challenging enough when people treat each other with respect. But when workplace bullying is present, morale and productivity decline, turnover increases and there is a toll on employees’ physical and emotional health. More
Quitting tobacco is no joke
Last year over 100 King County employees and spouses/domestic partners quit tobacco with The Quit for Life program. If 2011 is your time to quit, take a step forward and sign up today. Free and confidential. More