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    Lupus Awareness Month

    May 20, 2024

    May is Lupus Awareness Month. It’s important for people, especially women, to understand this illness as it often goes undiagnosed due the vague symptoms that can flare up, yet also disappear just as quickly. In the past few years, both the CDC and other partners have made a passionate effort to join together to raise awareness so that patients don’t have to experience long term suffering without even knowing what is wrong with them. While the cause is not known, Lupus affects a higher percentage of African Americans than it does White people. Within certain demographics such as Hispanics and African Americans, this condition often shows up with greater severity and most often in women of all ages.

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  • Stress Awareness Month

    April 17, 2024

    April is recognized as National Stress Awareness Month to bring attention to the negative impact stress can have on both mental and physical well-being. National Stress Awareness Month also brings mindfulness to learning healthy ways to cope with stress to help minimize health-related issues.

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    March is National Save Your Vision Month

    March 20, 2024

    Started by the American Optometric Association, Save Your Vision Month raises awareness for eye health and vision care. This post provides beneficial eye care tips, helping keep your vision healthy for years to come.

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    National Heart Health Month

    February 12, 2024

    Also known as American Heart Month, National Heart Health Month spreads awareness about a leading cause of death for Americans: heart disease. This post provides information on heart disease and helpful guidance on how to prevent it.

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    Avoiding Health Insurance Scams

    January 11, 2024

    Unfortunately, health insurance scams are all too common these days. This article provides helpful information on how some health insurance scams work and how to avoid falling for them.

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    Supercharging Your Immune System: Tips for Boosting Your Body’s Defenses

    December 15, 2023

    The immune system is your body’s network of cells, tissues, and organs, working together to protect against infection and disease. This article provides facts about the immune system and some ways to help keep it healthy.

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    Promoting Longevity and Wellness in Your Golden Years

    November 15, 2023

    As you age, there is no reason you cannot continue to participate in many of the activities you enjoy. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle that promotes overall well-being can help add years to your life while decreasing stress and improving physical wellness. As one of New York State’s first and largest group insurance administrators, this article focuses on how New Yorkers can promote longevity and wellness in their later years.

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    Open Enrollment 2023

    October 11, 2023

    Health Insurance Open Enrollment is quickly approaching. This article includes important dates and information, helping you maintain, update, or sign up for a new health insurance plan.

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    Sleep & Wellness – The Secrets to a Good Night’s Rest

    September 18, 2023

    As most of us know, sleep directly correlates to both physical and mental well-being. A good night’s rest can rejuvenate the mind and body, potentially leading to a more productive and emotionally satisfying day. And quality sleep consistently can multiply this effect, improving your overall wellness level. This article provides information about sleep, sleep disorders, and some tips on how to get a good night’s sleep.

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    September Is Healthy Aging Month

    September 5, 2023

    Observed annually in September, Healthy Aging Month promotes the physical and mental health of older adults. This article will provide helpful information and guidance on how to continue engaging in a healthy lifestyle.

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