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February 2011

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Laughter can be the BEST Medicine

Improve your health with a good belly laugh… benefits include: Reduces stress Lowers blood pressure Elevates mood Boosts immune system Improves brain functioning Protects the heart Connects you to others Fosters instant relaxation Makes you feel good Laughter can be a great workout for your diaphragm, abdominal, respiratory, facial, leg, and back muscles. It massages … Continue Reading

Health and Healthcare, Stress Management
Sticking to your Goals and Resolutions

Are you sticking to your 2011 Goals and Resolutions?

Fitness and Exercise

For many of us, New Year’s resolutions are grandly made and easily broken. Why? Because a resolution is just that – a decision. To make a life change, you need more than a decision. You need a plan. The plan is the guide to put your decision into action so that you can reach your … Continue Reading

Health Care Reform Impacts Over The Counter Drugs

Health Care Reform Impacts Over The Counter Drugs (OTC)

Resource Library

**IMPORTANT** Effective January 1, 2011 Beginning January 1, 2011 an individual participating in a flexible spending account (FSA), health reimbursement arrangements (HRA) or health savings account (HSA) will no longer be able to use tax-advantage money for the reimbursement of over-the-counter medications that are not prescribed by a doctor. This change does not affect insulin, … Continue Reading