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May 2021 Healthy Living Newsletter

Self-care and Your Mental Health More than half of adults in the United States will experience mental illness—which refers to a variety of conditions that affect one’s mood, behavior, feelings or thinking—at some point in their life. Mental illnesses can occur occasionally, while others are chronic. Common mental illnesses include anxiety, depression, schizophrenia and bipolar […]

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April 2021 Healthy Living Newsletter

Alcohol Awareness Month During the COVID-19 Pandemic Observed every April, Alcohol Awareness Month is meant to raise awareness about alcohol use and break the stigma by discussing how alcohol-use disorders affect individuals, families and communities. This year is especially critical as COVID-19 restrictions and stress can increase your susceptibility to substance misuse, addiction and relapse. […]

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March 2021 Healthy Living Newsletter

Making Every Bite Count The foods and beverages you consume have a significant impact on your health. In fact, 60% of adults have one or more diet-related chronic diseases. The newly released Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2020-2025) offers science-based nutrition advice to develop healthy eating habits and reduce chronic disease risk. For the first time, […]

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February 2021 Healthy Living Newsletter

3 Ways to Boost Your Heart Health Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. In fact, 1 in every 4 deaths is caused by heart disease. Heart disease refers to several different types of heart conditions. Coronary artery disease—caused by plaque buildup in […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations for Employers

With the national rollout of coronavirus vaccines currently underway, employers may be considering whether vaccination will be encouraged or mandated. In general, employers may require employees to receive COVID-19 vaccinations as long as they provide reasonable accommodations for employees who refuse to take the vaccine. The EEOC has recently clarified that: Employers may require employees […]

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