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7 Ways Pets Improve Your Health

When you come home to a purr or wagging tail at the end of a stressful day, the sudden wave of calm you feel isn’t just your imagination. Research suggests that your fluffy friend truly is good for your physical and mental health. “Pets often provide unconditional acceptance and love and they’re always there for … Continue Reading

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Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

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Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month Supported by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), this awareness event is held throughout the month of May to coincide with the peak season for asthma & allergy sufferers. People who suffer from asthma and allergies often experience noticeable physical symptoms during this month. An awareness campaign in … Continue Reading

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Premera Breach of Security

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Recently you may have received a letter informing you that Anthem, Inc. (“Anthem”) was the victim of a sophisticated cyber attack and that your personal information may have been accessed by the attackers. Your letter provided information on how you can enroll in two years of free credit protections through AllClear ID. On March 17, … Continue Reading

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Spring Allergies

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Spring officially arrived on Friday, bringing with it Spring allergies that cause misery for millions of Americans. But there are ways folks can get relief, a medical expert says. “The key to surviving spring allergies is knowing what triggers your symptoms,” Dr. James Sublett, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, said … Continue Reading

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National Stress Awareness Day

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Why National Stress Awareness Day? With April designated as National Stress Awareness Month, April 16 (the day after Tax Day, April 15) is a special day set aside for Americans to be aware of just how stressed they may have become! This year, the day to sit back and chill out is designated as Thursday, April … Continue Reading

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues. With this year’s theme, “For the Health of It: Early Education on Alcoholism and Addiction,” the month of April … Continue Reading

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National Donor Day

February 14th is National Donor Day, an observance day originally designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to raise awareness for organ, eye, tissue, marrow, platelet and blood donation. Today, more than 120,000 patients are on the waiting list to receive a lifesaving organ transplant, and countless others are in need of … Continue Reading

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

The month of February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated dental professional, healthcare providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others. Brush Always brush two minutes, two times a day, every day Research shows … Continue Reading

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Heart Health at All Ages

  20s and 30s Know your family history. Know who in your family has experienced heart disease and talk to your doctor about how your family history may affect your own risk profile. Take stock of your health habits. The eating and exercise habits you learned growing up can be either a boon or a … Continue Reading

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Anthem Blue Cross Cyber Attack

BRMS was notified yesterday that Anthem, Inc., was the victim of a highly-sophisticated cyber attack. Anthem has informed us that its member data was accessed, and could include that of our employees. We are working closely with Anthem to better understand the impact on its members. Here is what we do know: Once Anthem determined … Continue Reading

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