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Have an Aching Back? Time to Talk about Musculoskeletal Health

Most of us have experienced the pain of aching joints, and those who haven’t will find out as they age! Since state health plan members on average are older than members of comparable health plans, it is not surprising that joint degeneration is one of the top lifestyle related conditions impacting our program. Musculoskeletal conditions […]

Healthy Eating

Learn more about healthy eating and how to afford to eat healthy with dietitian Allie Farley: Thursday, September 8th – 12 pm Healthy Eating on a Budget (Presented by VCU HR and Massey Cancer Center) Join dietitian Allie Farley for this educational webinar which will address grocery shopping tips, healthy meals/snacks, and meal planning made […]

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September 2022 – Employee Well-Being Programs

Most programs continue to be virtual unless specified below! Register in Talent to receive webinar links or contact Cindi Phares at Tuesday, September 6th – 12 pm Mindfulness Meditation (Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreation & Well-Being) Take a break from the news, social media, or telework responsibilities to find a moment of […]

Tip to keep your energy going strong so you can move more!

Find more ways to be Healthy for Good at Join the American Heart Association and VCU Human Resources as they present Dr. Joynita Nicholson, double board certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy and Obesity Medicine as well as currently training at the A4M Metabolic Medical Institute to become board certified in Anti-Aging […]

Save at the Grocery Store by Avoiding These 9 Summer Staples

What’s one truly enjoyable summertime activity? Eating, of course! And, it can be a truly special experience during this time of year. Foods like tomatoes, berries, watermelon, corn, melons, and stone fruits are at their peak during the summer months. Thanks to a proliferation of farmer’s markets and CSAs (community supported agriculture), customers have access […]

Motivation Monday

Funny Friday

Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Since the COVID-19 crisis arose, life has become more stressful for almost everyone. It’s normal to feel worried. But for people with conditions such as diabetes and heart disease — who face a greater risk from the virus — anxiety might be overwhelming. Now’s a good time to take a breath, examine some of your […]

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