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2015 Benefit Fund Newsletter Archive

News & Events

Benefit Fund at a Glance - December 2015

Benefit Fund at a Glance - December 2015

It’s not too late for a flu shot! Let's forget all those myths you've heard about the flu shot. Like it gives you the flu or it's only for sick people. Fact: Everyone ages 6 months and older should get a yearly flu shot. It protects you, your family and( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance - November 2015

Benefit Fund at a Glance - November 2015

It’s the Holiday Season! Don’t let the holidays ruin your wellness plans. Be Realistic! Holidays are not the time to take on a whole new healthier approach to eating. Save it for 2016. Don’t skip meals. Set yourself up for the day with a good breakfast, and have a snack( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance - October 2015

Benefit Fund at a Glance - October 2015

Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse. Learn more in our Spotlight on Wellness( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance - September 2015

Benefit Fund at a Glance - September 2015

What does a serving of broccoli look like? How many baby carrots are in a cup? Even the most well-versed nutrition professionals don’t have all these measurements memorized! So let’s make it easier: fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables at each meal or eating occasion. It's simple, The( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance - August 2015

Benefit Fund at a Glance - August 2015

August is national immunization awareness month. Every year, thousands of adults in the U.S. needlessly suffer, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could be prevented by vaccines. Vaccines are recommended for adults to prevent serious diseases such as influenza, shingles, pneumonia caused by pneumococcal bacteria, hepatitis, and whooping( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance - July 2015

Benefit Fund at a Glance - July 2015

Know Your Asthma Triggers - Americans spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors. Indoor allergens and irritants play a significant role in triggering asthma attacks. Triggers are things that can cause asthma symptoms, an episode or attack or make asthma worse. If you have asthma, you may react( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance...May 2015

Benefit Fund at a Glance...May 2015

Spotlight on Wellness. Keep Your Blood Pressure Under Control. MAY is high blood pressure awareness month. More than one in three adults in the world aged 25 and older has high blood pressure. Do you know what your numbers are and if you’re at risk for high blood pressure? You( read more )