Spread Holiday Cheer: Volunteer!
Making a difference in your local community and the world around you is beneficial in more ways than one. When you take time to give back to others in need, it helps make the world a better place. But did you know volunteering may also be good for your health? It’s true! Four health benefits of volunteering When you spend your free time in the service of others, you just may be rewarded with the following: • Improved mental health. Volunteering creates a sense of togetherness … Read MoreSpread Holiday Cheer: Volunteer!
Grow a Moustache for Health Awareness!
November has been nicknamed “Movember” in honor of men’s health. This month, the Movember Foundation challenges those who can grow a fantastic (or simply normal) moustache to raise awareness of health topics such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide. The foundation encourages men to get the healthcare they need and pay attention to wellness. Ways to make a difference Men can take the following steps for good health: • Stay connected to a … Read MoreGrow a Moustache for Health Awareness!
Have you gotten your flu shot yet?
If not—there’s still time! Each year, flu season presents a threat from October all the way through May. And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend a flu shot as the single most effective way to help yourself and your family stay healthy! It’s easy and convenient to get your flu shot, as most major pharmacy chains offer them on demand. Just check with your employer to see if it’s covered under your benefits plan. Other simple ways to … Read MoreHave you gotten your flu shot yet?