The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise
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The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

While physical exercise is known to be good for your body, it also can help your mind. Research continues to validate that exercise can improve mental health by reducing anxiety, depression and a negative mood. When you include exercise as part of your everyday routine, you’ll be reaping both physical and mental well-being benefits. This…

Tips for Mitigating the Costs of Deferred Medical Care
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Tips for Mitigating the Costs of Deferred Medical Care

For employers, early detection of health issues can reduce the amount of time employees are absent from work for medical appointments and recovery. Employer-offered health plans have traditionally focused on preventive medical care. The pandemic, however, changed how individuals accessed health care. Approximately 41% of people deferred care during 2020 and 2021 due to concerns…

The Benefits of Seasonal Produce
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The Benefits of Seasonal Produce

In today’s supermarket, it’s normal to see the same produce available year-round. However, that doesn’t mean the quality always remains the same. Eating seasonally means you are simply taking advantage of the harvest schedule and enjoying fully mature produce at the peak of its growing season. Seasonal eating can also help encourage you to eat…

Top HR Challenges in 2022: Employee Mental Health and Well-being
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Top HR Challenges in 2022: Employee Mental Health and Well-being

The workplace has been changing faster than anyone could have predicted. While the COVID-19 pandemic is largely responsible for these changes, various social movements and technological advancements have also played a role. Many of these changes occurred suddenly, leaving most HR professionals without time to prepare. These rapid changes created—and in some cases exposed—several workplace…

988 Could Be a Lifeline for Americans
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988 Could Be a Lifeline for Americans

The new three-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline) number 988 will launch on July 16. Similar to dialing 911 for medical emergencies, people in emotional distress or suicidal crisis will be able to call or text 988 and be connected immediately to trained counselors who will listen, provide support and connect people to resources if…

The 2022 “Dirty Dozen” List
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The 2022 “Dirty Dozen” List

Every year, the Environmental Working Group releases a report ranking pesticide residue levels of fruits and vegetables based on samples taken by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the FDA. This report is designed to help consumers make healthy and informed choices and reduce their exposure to toxic pesticides. The report includes a list…

Fruits and Vegetables for Disease Prevention
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Fruits and Vegetables for Disease Prevention

Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is not only important for maintaining a healthy weight and one’s general health but can also help prevent chronic diseases and conditions like the following: Cardiovascular Disease Heart disease is the world’s leading killer. All fruits and vegetables are good choices for the prevention of heart disease…