November 2019 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Insomnia is a serious symptom taking over most adult’s lives nationwide. It is estimated that sleep-related problems affect 50 to 70 million Americans of all ages and 30% – 50% of the general population are affected by insomnia, while 10% have chronic insomnia. Although most of us know what insomnia is and how we feel and perform after one or more sleepless nights, few seek medical advice.

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Techniques to De-stress

Stress has always been and will always be one of the main contributors to virtually every problem known to man. Stress levels today may very well be at the highest point they have ever been in history. The thousands of thoughts you are thinking every single day have a direct impact on how you feel, therefore how stressed you may be. Paying close attention to your thoughts and feelings is one of the best techniques on how to distress and enjoy life as you should always be doing.

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Sheet Pan Garlicky Shrimp & Veggies

INGREDIENTS

1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling

3 cloves garlic, grated

1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes

1/4 c. chopped fresh parsley, plus more for garnish

kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 onions, peeled and cut into wedges

1 head broccoli, cut into florets

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Physical Activity

We want you to get up! Get moving! Start doing something you enjoy! Moving around and stimulating your blood flow is important for your physical health. Life can take over and routines can settle in, but somewhere in that busy schedule you need to find time for exercise. Your long term health depends on it!

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October 2019 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

As we enter the transition from summer to fall, we begin to experience cooler and shorter days, the autumn foliage season begins, and schedules become more hectic as the holiday season approaches. During this time of colder weather and busier schedules, it is vital that we take proper precautions towards cold and flu season which is most common during this time of the year. Under these kinds of conditions it is easy to catch a common cold or flu.

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Ideas for Packing Healthy Snacks and Lunches for Your Children

As most of our children have started school, it is important that we continue to provide nutritious meals and snacks for our kids throughout the year. Even though school lunches are available, they are not always the healthiest choice. Send a variety of foods from each food group: protein, low-fat dairy, whole grains, veggies, fruits, nuts and seeds to make sure your child is getting the nutrition they need.

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September 2019 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

The goal at HCCUA is to improve services, keep our members up to date with products we offer, plus have a better understanding of the quality of benefits available as a member.

One benefit we have worked to improve is Telemedicine Services, also known as InteractiveMD.  If you catch a cold or the flu, pink eye, sinus conditions, heartburn or a number of common conditions, Telemedicine is ideal for when your Primary Care Physician is not available. This includes after normal business hours, nights and weekends, when traveling, requesting basic prescriptions or any condition that does not require an “in person visit”.

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