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10.11.2017

This is a guest post by Dr. Val Jones who works with our Doctors Online partners at eDocAmerica.

Did you know that up to 56,000 Americans die of the flu each year, and as many as 710,000 are hospitalized because of it? The flu is a dangerous viral illness that can be lethal, or cause complications that range from pneumonia to inflammation of the heart, brain, and muscles. The good news is that flu vaccines can reduce your risk of getting the flu, and the virus tends to circulate through March, so it's not too late.

What are the most common flu symptoms?

9.26.2017

Has your family been hit with the increasing cost of medications? Many of us are impacted by prescription prices. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 47% of Americans have used a prescription drug in the last 30 days, 21% have used three and 10% have used five or more drugs.

9.20.2017

This is a guest post by Dr. Val Jones who works with our Doctors Online partners at eDocAmerica.

If I asked you how to improve the size or shape of your muscles, you would probably say 'lifting weights,' and you'd be right. Muscles grow when they are first broken down with forceful exercise, and then they repair themselves in an effort to meet the repetitive challenge. Interestingly, the skin operates on the same principle – to see an improvement in it, you have to trigger that change with an external stimulus. Optimal skincare takes work, especially as we age. 

9.13.2017

Do you find your mind turning at night when you need to be resting? We’ve all experienced this from time to time. Maybe it was in the middle of a big project at work, or while dealing with a stressful family issue (like your unpredictable teenager). But, if it’s an ongoing problem, you should take it seriously. Not getting enough rest impacts your health — and your creativity!

9.12.2017

How many products do you typically review in your usual enrollment discussion with a group client? Medical, ancillary, support (HSAs, benefit admin systems, compliance, etc.) and so on. It’s a bunch and it’s a lot more than in the past, isn’t it?

I believe your discussion and presentation strategy for all these additional products can make or break you. Here’s how I would differentiate our most successful brokers and our least successful:

9.07.2017

This is a guest post by Dr. Val Jones who works with our Doctors Online partners at eDocAmerica.

It's no surprise that foot problems are common when you recognize that your feet bear the entire weight of the body with each step.  Congenital abnormalities, altered foot mechanics, excessive activity, and inappropriate footwear are responsible for most problems affecting the feet, such as:  

8.30.2017

This is a guest post from Sarah at We Dream of Coffee.

Looking for something healthy to help with anti-aging? Or maybe something to give your body a dose of antioxidants? 

Good news! It’s probably already it sitting in your kitchen. It’s that wonderful hot cup of coffee. Not only does it please the senses, it also affects your body in positive ways! 

8.23.2017

What’s your Facebook feed look like this week? Mine’s exploded with all the back-to-school pictures of Suzie and Billy walking into those hallowed halls of the local schools. I love those pictures! But, what they don’t show is the millions of germs about to go back to school with all those kiddos. It won’t be long until we hear about the first round of strep, stomach bug and flu “coming soon to a household near you.”

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