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For Your Benefit

CONTENTS

FALL 2015

BENEFITS UPDATE & NEWS

HEALTHY EATING

4 Flu Season Is Coming—Get Vaccinated Now

11 Foods that Fuel You—and Those that Don’t

Now You Can Get More Vaccines at Your Local Pharmacy 5 Register Now for 2016 Child Care Fund Programs

MEMBER PROFILE 6 Liliana Calle A Benefit Fund Wellness workshop helped Liliana Calle make changes that lowered her stress level and eased her migraine headaches.

HEALTHY LIVING 8 Are You Up to Date on Your Health Screenings? 9 Kick the Smoking Habit for Good Let Us Help You Make Informed Medical Decisions Let an 1199SEIU Health Coach Help You Kick the Habit for Good 10 Are You Taking Your Medication “as Directed”? Check the Preferred Drug List Every Time Your Doctor Prescribes Medication Don’t Miss Our “Healthy Mind, Healthy Body” Workshop on October 24

Facts on Fiber

HEALTHY FITNESS 12 Walk this Way! 13 Find a Gym that’s Right for You Take Advantage of the Benefit Fund’s Gym Membership Discounts 14 Mind and Body Fitness—the Ultimate Health Connection

MEMBERSHIP ADVANTAGES 15 Manage Your Personal Health Information with “My Account” Our Prenatal Workshop Can Help Ensure You Have a Healthy Pregnancy 16 Get a Pension Estimate Your Rights Under the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act 17 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds’ Tuition Assistance Programs

PROTECTING OUR HEALTHCARE DOLLARS 18 Protect Yourself and the Fund Against Fraud and Abuse—Report It

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NBF For Your Benefit Magazine - Fall 2015  
NBF For Your Benefit Magazine - Fall 2015