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Notch 8: An Uphealth Chronicle
Notch 8: An Uphealth Chronicle
September 21, 2021 — Jane Garner
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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

The prostate is a small walnut-shape gland in males that produces the seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperm.  Approximately 1 man in 8 will be diagnosed with Prostate Cancer and it’s more likely to develop in men or are 65 and older. About 6 out of 10 cases are men who are older than […]

June 22, 2021
Your Health

5 Ways to Fix Common Ergonomic Issues in Your Home Office

Hinge Health

Over the past year, have you transformed your bedroom into your office? Has your kitchen table become your conference room? To curb COVID-19, many Americans have found themselves working from home. They’ve been forced to transform their living and dining areas into home offices. For many, this hasn’t been an easy transition. Especially if it […]

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June 22, 2021
Your Health

5 Ways to Fix Common Ergonomic Issues in Your Home Office

Hinge Health

Over the past year, have you transformed your bedroom into your office? Has your kitchen table become your conference room? To curb COVID-19, many Americans have found themselves working from home. They’ve been forced to transform their living and dining areas into home offices. For many, this hasn’t been an easy transition. Especially if it […]

June 3, 2021
Your Health

Treating hearing loss can be good for your brain

Amplifon

You may have heard that the eyes are a window to the soul, but have you ever thought of the ears being a pathway to the brain? Well its true. Researchers have found there is a link between hearing and cognition – the brain’s process of perceiving and understanding. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month – Learn more about how prompt treatment of hearing loss could keep your brain function healthy.

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June 3, 2021
Your Health

Treating hearing loss can be good for your brain

Amplifon

You may have heard that the eyes are a window to the soul, but have you ever thought of the ears being a pathway to the brain? Well its true. Researchers have found there is a link between hearing and cognition – the brain’s process of perceiving and understanding. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month – Learn more about how prompt treatment of hearing loss could keep your brain function healthy.

May 25, 2021
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Introducing Hinge Health: Conquer Back or Joint Pain without Drugs or Surgery

Hinge Health

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May 25, 2021
Your Benefits

Introducing Hinge Health: Conquer Back or Joint Pain without Drugs or Surgery

Hinge Health

May 13, 2021
Your Health

Frequently Asked Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccination

Tonya Hayes

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May 13, 2021
Your Health

Frequently Asked Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccination

Tonya Hayes

May 3, 2021
Your Benefits

7 Ways To Care for Your Mental Health While Managing a Chronic Condition

Doctor On Demand

The way that you feel physically will affect your mood and your mental health. If you have a chronic medical condition, managing your health may feel overwhelming. When you don’t feel your best, it can be hard to stay positive.

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May 3, 2021
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7 Ways To Care for Your Mental Health While Managing a Chronic Condition

Doctor On Demand

The way that you feel physically will affect your mood and your mental health. If you have a chronic medical condition, managing your health may feel overwhelming. When you don’t feel your best, it can be hard to stay positive.

April 27, 2021
Your Health

5 Tips for Coping With Anxiety as We Start To Emerge From the Pandemic

Doctor On Demand

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April 27, 2021
Your Health

5 Tips for Coping With Anxiety as We Start To Emerge From the Pandemic

Doctor On Demand

April 14, 2021
Your Benefits

Understanding Your Health Insurance Card

Tonya Hayes

What is a health insurance card? Your health insurance ID card is your proof of insurance.
You use it when you visit the doctor, hospital or to get your prescription at a retail pharmacy. It is also a quick reference that tells you how much your copayments are for certain services. Understanding your card can help you plan your healthcare expenses and get the care you need.

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April 14, 2021
Your Benefits

Understanding Your Health Insurance Card

Tonya Hayes

What is a health insurance card? Your health insurance ID card is your proof of insurance.
You use it when you visit the doctor, hospital or to get your prescription at a retail pharmacy. It is also a quick reference that tells you how much your copayments are for certain services. Understanding your card can help you plan your healthcare expenses and get the care you need.

April 7, 2021
Your Benefits

How’s Your Hearing?

Kathy Erdmann

If you think you may have hearing loss, rest easy. Iron Road Healthcare has teamed up with Amplifon to offer you quality hearing health care. Hearing loss is caused by temporary obstructions in the outer or middle ear or permanent damage to the tiny hairs in the inner ear. Common causes of damage include exposure to noise, aging, other health conditions, and certain medications.

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April 7, 2021
Your Benefits

How’s Your Hearing?

Kathy Erdmann

If you think you may have hearing loss, rest easy. Iron Road Healthcare has teamed up with Amplifon to offer you quality hearing health care. Hearing loss is caused by temporary obstructions in the outer or middle ear or permanent damage to the tiny hairs in the inner ear. Common causes of damage include exposure to noise, aging, other health conditions, and certain medications.

Keep reading to learn more.

March 30, 2021
Your Health

Colorectal Cancer

Tonya Hayes

Read this blog post to learn general information about colorectal cancer. Colorectal Cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the colon or the rectum. Cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer, and cancer that begins in the rectum is called rectal cancer. Cancer that begins in either of these organs may also be called colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of death from cancer in the United States.

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March 30, 2021
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Colorectal Cancer

Tonya Hayes

Read this blog post to learn general information about colorectal cancer. Colorectal Cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the colon or the rectum. Cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer, and cancer that begins in the rectum is called rectal cancer. Cancer that begins in either of these organs may also be called colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of death from cancer in the United States.

March 25, 2021
Your Health

3 Strategies for Successful Meal Planning

Kathy Erdmann

Let’s face it, life’s hectic. Planning ahead may help relieve mealtime stress. Follow these three steps and you’ll be planning and prepping nutritious and delicious meals that fit your preferences and lifestyle! Step 1: Make a menu; Step 2: Stock your pantry and freezer; Step 3: Keep a running grocery list

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March 25, 2021
Your Health

3 Strategies for Successful Meal Planning

Kathy Erdmann

Let’s face it, life’s hectic. Planning ahead may help relieve mealtime stress. Follow these three steps and you’ll be planning and prepping nutritious and delicious meals that fit your preferences and lifestyle! Step 1: Make a menu; Step 2: Stock your pantry and freezer; Step 3: Keep a running grocery list

March 23, 2021
Your Health

Start Your Transformation Today

Tonya Hayes

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March 23, 2021
Your Health

Start Your Transformation Today

Tonya Hayes

March 18, 2021
Your Health

20 Tips for a Healthier Life

Kathy Erdmann

National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.  There is no one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition and health. We are all unique with different bodies, goals, backgrounds […]

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March 18, 2021
Your Health

20 Tips for a Healthier Life

Kathy Erdmann

National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.  There is no one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition and health. We are all unique with different bodies, goals, backgrounds […]

March 11, 2021
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Real Appeal program is free for Iron Road Healthcare Members

Tonya Hayes

Did you know that Iron Road Healthcare members have free access to a digital weight loss program called Real Appeal?

Real Appeal is a program that helps you lose weight and reduces your risk of developing diseases like diabetes.

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March 11, 2021
Your Benefits

Real Appeal program is free for Iron Road Healthcare Members

Tonya Hayes

Did you know that Iron Road Healthcare members have free access to a digital weight loss program called Real Appeal?

Real Appeal is a program that helps you lose weight and reduces your risk of developing diseases like diabetes.

July 27, 2021
Security

Password Security

Brad Porter

Creating passwords for websites, bank accounts, phones or computers can be a challenge. Many sites want your password to be complex or longer than what you might feel is easy to remember. We understand this is a frustration and wanted to share some thoughts on why good strong passwords are so important.

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July 27, 2021
Security

Password Security

Brad Porter

Creating passwords for websites, bank accounts, phones or computers can be a challenge. Many sites want your password to be complex or longer than what you might feel is easy to remember. We understand this is a frustration and wanted to share some thoughts on why good strong passwords are so important.

June 11, 2021
Your Health

Men’s health: Checkups, screenings key during COVID-19 pandemic, beyond

Kathy Erdmann

Men, reconsider your reservations about the doctor’s office and talk to your health care team about potentially lifesaving screenings.

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June 11, 2021
Your Health

Men’s health: Checkups, screenings key during COVID-19 pandemic, beyond

Kathy Erdmann

Men, reconsider your reservations about the doctor’s office and talk to your health care team about potentially lifesaving screenings.

April 21, 2021
Your Health

National Prescription Take Back Day – April 24, 2021

Kathy Erdmann

Saturday, April 24, 2021 is National Prescription Take Back day. Visit a collection site between 10 am – 2 pm and dispose of your unwanted or unused prescriptions. To find a collection site near you visit https://takebackday.dea.gov If you don’t properly dispose of the unused or expired prescription drugs in your home, they might find […]

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April 21, 2021
Your Health

National Prescription Take Back Day – April 24, 2021

Kathy Erdmann

Saturday, April 24, 2021 is National Prescription Take Back day. Visit a collection site between 10 am – 2 pm and dispose of your unwanted or unused prescriptions. To find a collection site near you visit https://takebackday.dea.gov If you don’t properly dispose of the unused or expired prescription drugs in your home, they might find […]

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