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October 2017

 
Health and Wellness
Expired Meds

Return to Sender: Safely Discard Expired Medicines

When was the last time you cleaned out your medicine cabinet? Getting rid of your expired or unused prescriptions can help protect you and your family. Oct. 28 is Drug Take Back Day, a great opportunity to get rid of medicine safely.

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Beware of Dr. Internet’s Bad Medicine

For many people, the internet is the go-to resource for medical information. But proceed with caution. Bad information can lead you down the wrong path for your health.

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Mammogram

That’s No Excuse: It’s Time to Get a Mammogram

Excuses, fear and denial don’t cut it when it comes to taking care of your health. If you’re due for a mammogram, it’s time to schedule an appointment.

Here’s Why
Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Diagnosis in the Family: Now What?

Have you or a loved one been recently diagnosed with cancer? Learn how we can help on our Connect blog. And visit our Facebook, Latino Facebook and Twitter pages to see what we're doing to raise breast cancer awareness.

 
Your Benefits and Coverage
Surgery

Need Reconstructive Surgery After a Mastectomy? You're Covered

It’s normal to be anxious if you find out you need to have a mastectomy. But you may find some comfort in knowing that your health plan benefits will cover reconstructive surgery after your mastectomy.

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In Your Community
Hispanic Heritage

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

We’re celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by identifying and demystifying common home remedies passed down through the generations. Learn about popular remedies and how to make them just like abuelita on our Latino Facebook page today!

 
Your Life

Need Help with Your Meds? Members Offer Tips for Staying on Track

If you are like many Americans, you may be on more than one prescription. Trying to remember to take the right meds at the right time can be a challenge. Let our members help you figure it out.

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Don’t forget to explore the LifeTimes website in English or Spanish for information about health and wellness and your benefits and coverage. You don’t have to wait for your monthly email. Bookmark the page and visit any time.

 

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