Wellness

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Wellness has always been important, but you may have noticed an increased focus on wellness during the past few years. Not only is it good for you but it can help you save money on health care expenses. The resources in this section are here to help you learn more about how you can live a healthier and better life. For employers, we have included information on workplace wellness programs that can help increase your employees level of health while controlling health insurance costs.

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How to Advocate for Yourself While Talking to Your Doctor
When we visit the doctor we expect to be listened to, to receive quality care, and to leave the appointment feeling satisfied with the experience and any planned follow-up....
Why Get a Biometric Screening?
Biometric screenings are simple, free health evaluations designed to identify current or potential health issues, and are often offered by employers as part of a wellness p...
Controlling Your Diabetes During Pregnancy
If you have Type 2 Diabetes, you’re aware of the medical maintenance you need to incorporate into your daily routine in order to manage your sugar levels. You probabl...
Early detection with Mammograms
  If you are pregnant or have breast feed in the last six months, it is best to postpone your mammogram. Radiation exposure can be harmful to...
Don't Turn Green to be Green!
You see it when you’re flipping channels and on billboards as you’re driving down the highway – conservation ads that refer to “Going Green” o...
What can Oral Health Do for You?
According to Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General, tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease. It is five times more common than asthma and...
Benefits of Exercise
We are all aware that exercise is good for your health, but how? This article will break down the different forms of exercise and explain how each type is beneficial to you...
Health Resource Center
Listed below are links to General Health Resources that we found particularly beneficial.
Stress Management
Regardless of what we do for a living or how well we do it, we’re bound to develop stress at some point during our workweek. We are all tasked to efficiently perform ...
Prescription Drugs
If you’ve got more than one prescription and medical supplies to fill on a regular basis, keeping track of it all can be a chore. And as you develop needs for additio...
Pets and Your Health
They’re always there when you need them, they love you unconditionally and they never ask for money. If that weren’t enough, research has shown that owning a pe...
Nutrition and Weight Management
Whenever we overindulge during meals, we tend to wince later as we reflect on the amount of calories, carbohydrates and fat we packed into our bodies. It can be very diffic...
Dealing with Commuter Stress
No one really likes to commute to work. Between the road congestion, air and noise pollution, rude drivers and time constraints, commuting stress now has a major impact on ...
Mind and Spirit
There’s plenty happening around us to tax our spirit. Local news reports daily sad stories of misfortune as national news shares the scope of our struggling economy. ...

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What is Wellness?
Wellness takes many forms and comes in all shapes and sizes.  Take a look at this video to learn more.
Workplace Wellness
Learn how FBMC's award-winning wellness program has made their employees happier and healthier.
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