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Spare Tire Week One: Let’s Get Started!

Spare Tire Week One: Let’s Get Started!

Do you want to start your weight loss journey, but you’re not really sure how to actually start it? Check out this super helpful article from United Healthcare and learn their Top 10 tips for weight control! Let your smart ...

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April 28: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 28: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Do you know about proper medication safety, storage and disposal? To help protect your loved ones, leftover or unused medications should be disposed of as soon as possible, especially drugs that can be highly addictive or have a high likelihood of ...

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2018 Spare Tire Contest

2018 Spare Tire Contest

Welcome to the DISCOUNT TIRE Spare Tire Contest! This ten week competition puts you on the Road to Wellness by helping you make smart nutritional choices and maintain an active lifestyle. Looking for inspiration on your Spare Tire journey? Bookmark ...

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GuidanceResources: Information on the Opioid Epidemic

GuidanceResources: Information on the Opioid Epidemic

Between 1999 and 2010, accidental overdoses more than doubled to 38,329 in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those numbers keep increasing and, as a result, overdoses are now the leading cause of accidental death in ...

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BCBS Members: Get Fit4Spring

BCBS Members: Get Fit4Spring

For Discount Tire Employees in Michigan enrolled in Blue Cross Blues Shield medical benefits:  Get access to nearly 9,500 fitness locations through Fitness Your Way by Tivity Health™ Enroll Now Whether you want to lose weight and maximize your energy, or manage ...

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Optum Bank App Now Available for HSA

Optum Bank App Now Available for HSA

Make managing your health account easy with the Optum Bank mobile app. Fingerprint recognition Log in using secure fingerprint recognition or Touch ID to get access to your account anywhere, anytime. Capture receipts Scan your receipts for qualified medical expenses ...

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Heart-healthy Eating

Heart-healthy Eating

Consider the DASH diet to lower your blood pressure. Know your numbers. Hypertension (aka high blood pressure) is a risk factor for heart disease, as well as many other health conditions. Regular check-ups will keep you up-to-date on your blood pressure; if your blood ...

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Optum Support Hotline: Recent National Crises

Optum Support Hotline: Recent National Crises

Optum is offering a free emotional support helpline for individuals impacted by recent tragic events across the nation: The February 14 Parkland, Florida school shooting Flooding and mudslides in Santa Barbara County, California Fires in and around Ventura County, California since ...

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Coping With Grief

Coping With Grief

The Employee Assistance Program is here for you, and can be a valuable resource when going through the grief process. See their four-page handout, “A Practical Guide to Coping With Grief” (PDF), for more information and how they can help. What ...

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UnitedHealthcare Healthy Pregnancy App

UnitedHealthcare Healthy Pregnancy App

UHC members: use this app for nurse support and resources for a healthier pregnancy. Personalized milestones:  Keep track of pregnancy milestones based on due date. 24/7 nurse support:  With just one-click, connect with a nurse, who can help provide answers to questions and personal support ...

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