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Should You Break the Cellphone Habit?

Can’t put down your cellphone? You may be putting yourself at risk. Heavy use can cause dangerous distractions, anxiety and health problems. Find out if you need to cut back.

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Memory Loss

Memory Loss: Is It Alzheimer’s or Aging?

Forgetfulness can be a normal part of the aging process. But sometimes it’s an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn when forgetfulness is normal — and when it’s time to call your doctor.

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It Takes One to Tango

Anna Peña has always loved to dance, and she has a strong desire to help others. So she found a way to combine her passions. Anna helps seniors in her community stay active as a volunteer flamenco dance teacher.

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Health and Wellness
Growing Cancer Risk

Growing Cancer Risk for Younger Adults: What You Should Know

While colorectal cancer was once most often diagnosed among those ages 50 and older, now younger people also need to be on the alert. Learn your risk factors and early signs.

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Men's Health

Celebrate Men’s Health Month with Us on Facebook and Twitter

Help raise awareness about preventable health problems among men and boys. Join us on our Facebook, Facebook Latino and Twitter pages to learn about ways men can stay healthy. Read our tips, ask questions and share your experiences.

Your Benefits and Coverage
Surgical Care

We’re Helping Hospitals Improve Surgical Care

We’re working with the Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC) to improve surgical care. The ISQIC aims to reduce the length of hospital stays, the frequency of repeat visits for the same issue and preventable deaths.

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Your Life
Member Tips

Chill Out: Stress Less with Members’ Tips

Everyone gets stressed sometimes. Not all stress is bad, but it can hurt your health over the long term. That’s why reducing stress is a priority. How can you get relief? Try these tips from your fellow members to stress less.

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Call for Member Stories:
Kicking the Habit

Have you been able to stop smoking? How did you do it? How do you stick with it? Share your tips with other members. Email us at An editor will contact you if we plan to publish your tip.

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