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September 14, 2022

Prostate Cancer Awareness

Jane Garner

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month so an important time to educate. In the United States, approximately 11 percent of men are diagnosed with prostate cancer at some time in their lifetime. It is the second most common cancer among men. It is more common in older men, more likely to occur in men with […]

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September 14, 2022

Prostate Cancer Awareness

Jane Garner

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month so an important time to educate. In the United States, approximately 11 percent of men are diagnosed with prostate cancer at some time in their lifetime. It is the second most common cancer among men. It is more common in older men, more likely to occur in men with […]

August 26, 2022

Visit our new Complete Sleep website

Jeffrey Wood

The Complete Sleep Program, powered by Iron Road Healthcare, is happy to announce the launching of its new website thecompletesleepprogram.com. This program’s website has been designed by Iron Road Healthcare to offer access to state-of-the-art health information concerning sleep. This is a one-stop destination for information concerning sleep testing, education, available resources, and educational videos. Please visit […]

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August 26, 2022

Visit our new Complete Sleep website

Jeffrey Wood

The Complete Sleep Program, powered by Iron Road Healthcare, is happy to announce the launching of its new website thecompletesleepprogram.com. This program’s website has been designed by Iron Road Healthcare to offer access to state-of-the-art health information concerning sleep. This is a one-stop destination for information concerning sleep testing, education, available resources, and educational videos. Please visit […]

July 7, 2022

Common Summer Accidents and How to Prevent

Jane Garner

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July 7, 2022

Common Summer Accidents and How to Prevent

Jane Garner

June 21, 2022

National Men’s Health Month

Jane Garner

June is all about the men and it is National Men’s Health Month. This month is set to focus on encouraging you, and the men you know, to better your health, by eating right, exercising, and working to prevent disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on average, men in the United States […]

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June 21, 2022

National Men’s Health Month

Jane Garner

June is all about the men and it is National Men’s Health Month. This month is set to focus on encouraging you, and the men you know, to better your health, by eating right, exercising, and working to prevent disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on average, men in the United States […]

June 1, 2022

How to Choose the Best Hearing Protection

Amplifon

Think about all the sounds you have encountered in your life. Concerts, lawn mowers, motorcycles, sirens, and a host of other sounds can affect and damage your ears in two ways, intensity of the sound and the length of the exposure to the sound. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), […]

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June 1, 2022

How to Choose the Best Hearing Protection

Amplifon

Think about all the sounds you have encountered in your life. Concerts, lawn mowers, motorcycles, sirens, and a host of other sounds can affect and damage your ears in two ways, intensity of the sound and the length of the exposure to the sound. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), […]

May 23, 2022

May is American Stroke Month

Jane Garner

A stroke is when blood flow to a part of the brain is blocked or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts. Blood carries oxygen to cells in the body. When brain cells are starved of blood, they die. It is the number five killer and leading cause of disability in America, it is […]

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May 23, 2022

May is American Stroke Month

Jane Garner

A stroke is when blood flow to a part of the brain is blocked or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts. Blood carries oxygen to cells in the body. When brain cells are starved of blood, they die. It is the number five killer and leading cause of disability in America, it is […]

May 23, 2022

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Alex Fisher

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and there’s never been a better time to try your free benefit: SkinIO. SkinIO is an app that lets you do a skin exam from home in just a few minutes using your smartphone, and have your results reviewed by an expert dermatologist. It’s the fast, easy, completely free […]

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May 23, 2022

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Alex Fisher

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and there’s never been a better time to try your free benefit: SkinIO. SkinIO is an app that lets you do a skin exam from home in just a few minutes using your smartphone, and have your results reviewed by an expert dermatologist. It’s the fast, easy, completely free […]

May 17, 2022

May is National Arthritis Month

Jane Garner

Nearly 53 million Americans are affected by arthritis, and it is expected to grow to over 67 million by the year 2030, and why it is so significant to observe this condition and bring attention to it. There are three major forms of arthritis. These are: Osteoarthritis – This is the most common form of […]

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May 17, 2022

May is National Arthritis Month

Jane Garner

Nearly 53 million Americans are affected by arthritis, and it is expected to grow to over 67 million by the year 2030, and why it is so significant to observe this condition and bring attention to it. There are three major forms of arthritis. These are: Osteoarthritis – This is the most common form of […]

May 12, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Doctor On Demand

In a world that feels more overwhelming than ever, Doctor on Demand makes it easy for you to access mental health support. See the right therapist for you, right from your phone, on your schedule. Appointments for non-Medicare Iron Road Healthcare members are only $10. Visit Doctor on Demand to schedule an appointment. You can […]

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May 12, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Doctor On Demand

In a world that feels more overwhelming than ever, Doctor on Demand makes it easy for you to access mental health support. See the right therapist for you, right from your phone, on your schedule. Appointments for non-Medicare Iron Road Healthcare members are only $10. Visit Doctor on Demand to schedule an appointment. You can […]

May 9, 2022

Pain and Your Brain

Hinge Health

If you experience ongoing pain and discomfort you probably know your emotions often feel just as intense. Dealing with long-term pain can fuel depression and anxiety, which can make your pain feel even worse. But you can change your relationship with pain. One important step is understanding that your physical and mental health go hand […]

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May 9, 2022

Pain and Your Brain

Hinge Health

If you experience ongoing pain and discomfort you probably know your emotions often feel just as intense. Dealing with long-term pain can fuel depression and anxiety, which can make your pain feel even worse. But you can change your relationship with pain. One important step is understanding that your physical and mental health go hand […]

April 26, 2022

Get Your Prescriptions with Depot Drug: Mail Order Pharmacy – Frequently Asked Questions

Joy Nielson

Do you know how to have your doctor send in prescriptions to Depot Drug or how to order a refill?

Click the link below and learn answers to the most frequently asked questions about Depot Drug.

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April 26, 2022

Get Your Prescriptions with Depot Drug: Mail Order Pharmacy – Frequently Asked Questions

Joy Nielson

Do you know how to have your doctor send in prescriptions to Depot Drug or how to order a refill?

Click the link below and learn answers to the most frequently asked questions about Depot Drug.

April 24, 2022

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Jane Garner

Every April the National Council for Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month to increase awareness and understanding of the causes and treatment of the nation’s #1 public health problem: alcoholism.

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April 24, 2022

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Jane Garner

Every April the National Council for Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month to increase awareness and understanding of the causes and treatment of the nation’s #1 public health problem: alcoholism.

March 9, 2022

Depot Drug now offers text message alerts & notifications!

Joy Nielson

A NEW WAY TO STAY INFORMED Enjoy the convenience of receiving communication via text message from Depot Drug. This service is provided to assist you in managing your health and to get the most out of your pharmacy benefit. The service includes alerts regarding current prescription orders and reminders to refill prescriptions when they are […]

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March 9, 2022

Depot Drug now offers text message alerts & notifications!

Joy Nielson

A NEW WAY TO STAY INFORMED Enjoy the convenience of receiving communication via text message from Depot Drug. This service is provided to assist you in managing your health and to get the most out of your pharmacy benefit. The service includes alerts regarding current prescription orders and reminders to refill prescriptions when they are […]

February 28, 2022

Treating sleep apnea with CPAP therapy is associated with lower risk of heart problems

Jeffrey Wood

Study suggests that treating sleep apnea is important for heart health DARIEN, IL – Findings from a recent study show that patients with untreated, moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea had a higher risk of experiencing a cardiovascular event, but the risk of incident heart problems was decreased in those who used CPAP therapy. Results show that […]

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February 28, 2022

Treating sleep apnea with CPAP therapy is associated with lower risk of heart problems

Jeffrey Wood

Study suggests that treating sleep apnea is important for heart health DARIEN, IL – Findings from a recent study show that patients with untreated, moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea had a higher risk of experiencing a cardiovascular event, but the risk of incident heart problems was decreased in those who used CPAP therapy. Results show that […]

January 14, 2022

Effective 1/15/2022 Iron Road Healthcare will cover at-home COVID antigen tests

Tonya Hayes

Iron Road Healthcare will cover up to 8 at home COVID tests per person per month. If you use your pharmacy benefit (plan insurance card) to purchase an at-home COVD test at any Walmart, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Kinney Drugs or Sam’s Club pharmacy the entire cost of the test will be covered.

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January 14, 2022

Effective 1/15/2022 Iron Road Healthcare will cover at-home COVID antigen tests

Tonya Hayes

Iron Road Healthcare will cover up to 8 at home COVID tests per person per month. If you use your pharmacy benefit (plan insurance card) to purchase an at-home COVD test at any Walmart, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Kinney Drugs or Sam’s Club pharmacy the entire cost of the test will be covered.

December 8, 2021

A Strong Defense Against the Flu: Get Vaccinated!

Jane Garner

Statistics show that flu cases start to rise in October, but the peak season is December through February, but also can even occur into May.  “During a recent flu season, there were 49 million flu illnesses. This is more than the combined populations of Texas and Florida. Of those who got the flu, 960,000 people […]

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December 8, 2021

A Strong Defense Against the Flu: Get Vaccinated!

Jane Garner

Statistics show that flu cases start to rise in October, but the peak season is December through February, but also can even occur into May.  “During a recent flu season, there were 49 million flu illnesses. This is more than the combined populations of Texas and Florida. Of those who got the flu, 960,000 people […]

June 22, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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May 25, 2021

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

Hinge Health

May 13, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccination

Tonya Hayes

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May 13, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccination

Tonya Hayes

May 3, 2021

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

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

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

Doctor On Demand

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April 27, 2021

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

Doctor On Demand

April 14, 2021

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

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

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.

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April 7, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

Start Your Transformation Today

Tonya Hayes

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March 23, 2021

Start Your Transformation Today

Tonya Hayes

March 18, 2021

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

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

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

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 26, 2022

Sun Safety Tips

Jane Garner

As we are right in the middle of summer, spending more time outside, it is important to stay protected from the sun, and the damage it can do. While it is important to protect yourself all year around, no matter the weather, summertime is when we are exposed the most. Sun exposure can cause sunburn, […]

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July 26, 2022

Sun Safety Tips

Jane Garner

As we are right in the middle of summer, spending more time outside, it is important to stay protected from the sun, and the damage it can do. While it is important to protect yourself all year around, no matter the weather, summertime is when we are exposed the most. Sun exposure can cause sunburn, […]