Benefit and Risk Management Services

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Recipe: Cooking a Healthy Turkey

Roasted Turkey with Balsamic Brown Sugar Sauce Dietitian’s Tip Instead of adding fat during cooking and serving the turkey covered with gravy, this roasted bird is complemented with a refreshing, aged Italian vinegar-brown sugar sauce. Serves 10 Ingredients 1 whole turkey (about 15 pounds), thawed 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 springs of fresh rosemary 3 … Continue Reading

Nutrition and Diet
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Cold or Flu? What to do?

Health and Healthcare

Tried-and-true home remedies can help you feel better when you find yourself “under the weather” with a cold or the flu. And a few over-the-counter medications can help relieve nasty symptoms. The first question is; do you have a cold or the flu? Chances are, if you had a flu shot, you don’t have influenza. … Continue Reading

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BRMS Acheives PCI Compliance

Press Releases

BRMS has received Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) certification which is recognized as the most rigorous, global payment card data security standard

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Resource Library

Did you know that rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high? More Americans currently abuse prescription drugs than the number of those using cocaine, hallucinogens, and heroin combined. And did you know that studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including the home … Continue Reading

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Fruit for Healthy Living

Nutrition and Diet

As anyone with diabetes knows, eating lots of fruit can raise your blood sugar levels. The sweet taste is a reward that often encourages us to eat more. We are encouraged to have at least four servings each day, not including juice, and most fruits will be converted into blood sugar. Knowing the right amount … Continue Reading

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8 Easy Ways to Exercise

If you are finding that you don’t have enough time to exercise due to a busy work or home life, there are techniques that you can use throughout the day that will accelerate your weight loss. Most of these can be done just about anywhere and only require a few extra minutes. 1. Take the … Continue Reading

Fitness and Exercise
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COBRA Subsidies End? Maybe Not!

Yesterday the Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) published notice on its website regarding the apparent cessation of COBRA subsidies. Since eligibility for the COBRA/ARRA subsidy ceased as of May 31, 2010, it would seem no one would be eligible for the 15 month subsidy beyond August 31, 2011.  The Exception EBSA cites … Continue Reading

Wellness
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A Simple Guide to Ergonomics

The term “ergonomics” is derived from tow Greek words: “ergon”, meaning work and “nomoi”, meaning natural laws. Ergonomists study human capabilities in relationship to work demands. In recent years, ergonomists have attempted to define postures which minimize unnecessary static work and reduce the forces acting on the body. All of us could significantly reduce our … Continue Reading

Safety
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Womens Preventive Care Services

As you may recall, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) requires all non-grandfathered group health plans, whether insured or self-insured, to provide a panoply of preventive care services to all plan participants including Medicare-eligible individuals. On July 19, 2010, the three agencies in charge of producing regulations (Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health … Continue Reading

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BRMS Launches New Website

Benefit & Risk Management Services (BRMS) is proud to announce the release of its new and dramatically redesigned website that offers better organization and far more detailed information about BRMS and its services. Aimed to extend the reach of services to all audiences, the redesign incorporates bold new colors and graphics and completely new navigational tools ensuring a user-friendly visitor experience. – … Continue Reading

Press Releases
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