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The Risks of Purchasing Online Prescription Drugs

Saving money is on everyone’s mind, especially when it comes to prescription drugs. Many people have taken to the internet to try to find better deals on the prescription drugs they need and it is not uncommon to find better prices online versus the prices you might pay at your local pharmacy. Research has shown that the number of people purchasing their medications online has increased significantly but people do not understand the dangers in which they are exposing themselves to. Continue reading “The Risks of Purchasing Online Prescription Drugs”

September 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Taking care of yourself is essential to living a healthy life. So, what a better time to benefit from your Annual Comprehensive Wellness Profile (CWP) as part of your HCCUA membership? This test is offered to you after a continuous active membership in good standing for at least 180 days at no additional cost.  The Profile contains a blood test and a thorough bio-chemical assessment of most major organ systems. Continue reading “September 2018 Monthly Newsletter”

Road Trip

Whether you are squeezing in a summer trip before the kids start school or sending them off to college, keep in mind that as an HCCUA member you can always utilize your Premium Roadside Assistance Benefit provided by Allstate Motor Club. This benefit offers you many advantages when on the road which include:

  • Trip planning – Will include route maps and information on points of interest, hotels/motels or even campground information upon your request.

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August 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

We hope you are all enjoying your summer! It is almost time for back to school. For many parents this means your To-Do list gets longer. There are a few key factors you should start implementing into your schedules before the first day of school to prepare your child for the new school year. Continue reading “August 2018 Monthly Newsletter”

July 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Throughout life we have moments when we are up and down. It is important to cherish the good times and not allow ourselves to fall into a depression when we are down. Depression is a common but serious illness caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental and psychological factors.
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Pizza Spaghetti Recipe

INGREDIENTS
• 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
• 1/2 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
• 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
• 4 cans (8 ounces each) no-salt-added tomato sauce
• 3 ounces sliced turkey pepperoni
• 1 tablespoon sugar
• 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley or 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
• 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
• 9 ounces uncooked whole wheat spaghetti
• 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
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June 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Have you heard the recent news on stem cell research and therapies? Various companies have been conducting studies for decades, but not until recently did the science behind it move one step closer to exciting new possibilities. These stem cell treatments are a type of cell therapy that bring together new cells into the adult bodies for possible treatments of cancer, diabetes, neurological disorders and other medical conditions.
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May 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Being an active person has shown to contribute immensely to your health. Exercise can energize your mood, relieve stress, help you manage symptoms of illness and pain, and improve your overall sense of well-being. No matter your age or current physical condition, you can benefit from exercise!

Regular physical activity lowers your risk for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer’s and dementia, heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer, high blood pressure, and obesity. Inactivity often can cause adults to lose the ability to do things on their own and can lead to more hospitalizations, doctor visits, and use of medicine for illnesses.
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