AlaskaCare Wellness News | December 2014

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December 2014 | #28

Avoid Holiday Health Mishaps

Tree on Face

When we’re rushed and distracted, the unexpected hazards of the season can turn the most wonderful time of the year into the most dangerous time of the year. Fortunately, a combination of planning ahead and good old common sense can prevent the accidents and illnesses that occur most often during the holiday season. Read more...

Source: iTriage

When Holiday Stress Comes Around, Your EAP is Here to Help


The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests—stress and depression. And it's no wonder. The holidays present a dizzying array of demands—parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, to name just a few. Read some practical steps to minimize stress...

Your AlaskaCare Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) is here to help. Log in to myLifeValues to learn more...

Source: Mayo Clinic

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iTriage Puts You at the Center of Your Health

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The free iTriage® mobile app and website puts you at the center of your health care – so you can make decisions and take action with confidence. With iTriage at hand, you can quickly and easily:

  • Get answers to medical questions
  • Securely store your health information 
  • Find doctors and facilities that accept your insurance

Learn more...

Source: iTriage

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AlaskaCare Webinar

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Your Ideal Self, Setting Goals, December 16: What would life be like when you achieve all your health goals? Discover how to take steps towards understanding your ideal self with the use of creativity and SMART goals.

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Exercise of the Month: Superman


Exercise is for more than just how your body looks. Simple moves can help you relieve stress, become more energetic, and gain confidence. 

Try the Exercise of the Month for August: the superman. This move tones and strengthens your entire back and glutes. Learn more...

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Double Recipe Swap: Cider-Glazed Roots Plus Pecan Tart

Cider-glazed Roots

Make a variety of roots with a brown sugar-cider glaze instead of candied sweet potatoes at your holiday celebration. If you include red beets, the whole dish will take on a gorgeous ruby hue. Read the full recipe...

Pecan-cranberry tart

Too often pecan pie is overly sweet and laden with fat. Enjoy this better-for-you tart for your next feast. Read the full recipe...

Source: EatingWell

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