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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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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August 2019 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Summer is in full effect! Many people like to take summer trips and participate in fun activities with their kids to make each summer memorable, but ideas on what to do can be helpful. There is no need to break the bank, the key is being prepared and planning ahead. By skimming through all the places Entertainment offers discounts, you are sure to plan a fun day full of savings.

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July 2019 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Millions of Americans live on a daily basis with various types of mental illness and mental health problems, such as social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, attention deficit/ hyperactive disorder, eating disorders and personality disorders. There are so many layers of mental illnesses, it is difficult to simply scratch the surface on each.

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June 2019 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Summer is approaching! Time to bring out the bug spray, hats, and most importantly, sunblock. The mystery linked between sunlight and different skin types can astonish us all. As the numbers grow to approximately 4.5 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer diagnosed each year in the United States, and more than 96,480 cases of melanoma expected in 2019, there is no doubt that we must pay attention to the importance of taking care of our skin when under the sun.

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May 2019 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

With full time jobs, children with hobbies and everyday tasks, millions of adults are leading unhealthy lifestyles. Even though we are living in an age of medical advancements that can keep you alive longer than before, too many people ignore the importance of leading a healthy, balanced lifestyle

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April 2019 Newsletter

HCCUA NEWSLETTER April 2019 

Dear HCCUA Members:  

Diabetes has been cited as the most challenging health problem in the 21st century. Over 25 million people in the United States have diabetes. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes speed up the aging of our bodies and accelerate the development of atherosclerosis, or cardiovascular disease. In fact, diabetes doubles the risk of heart attack and stroke. 

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March 2019 Monthly Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Have you ever wondered what causes childhood stress? As an adult it can be hard to imagine a child suffering from stress. Unfortunately, studies show that 10 – 20 % of school aged children experience anxiety which could potentially lead to chronic stress.

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February 2019 Monthly Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Love is the answer! Research suggests that people who experience being loved are more likely to have stronger immune systems, lower blood pressure, have a greater resistance to the common cold, recover faster after illness and injury, and decreased anxiety and depression.

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January 2019 Monthly Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Heart disease and stroke are an epidemic in the United States. Becoming aware of the major risk factors for these conditions can help prevent and control more people from suffering from these ailments. The first steps to reduce your risk are to talk with your health care professional about your heart health, get your blood pressure and cholesterol checked and make the effort to live a healthy lifestyle. High blood pressure and cholesterol are the leading causes of heart disease and stroke. Lifestyle choices include eating healthy, exercising regularly, and following your health care professional’s instructions about your medications all can help reduce heart disease and the risk of a stroke.

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