WPS Health Insurance Blog

Alexandra Radel

Recent Posts

5 ways to have a healthier barbeque

Posted by Alexandra Radel Jul 5, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Let’s barbeque! It’s summertime, and that means it’s time to get the grill out from storage, buy charcoal and lighter fluid, or make sure the gas tank is full. Grilling is a great way to spend more time outdoors and stay clear of a hot kitchen.

Read More

Tags: Individuals & Families, health & wellness

Have a Happy and Safe Independence Day Weekend!

Posted by Alexandra Radel Jul 1, 2016 1:33:56 PM

Read More

Tags: health & wellness, holidays

Keep your vacation sickness-free

Posted by Alexandra Radel Jun 21, 2016 8:37:34 AM

Ah, summer vacation! The sun is shining, the kids are getting along, and all accommodations are set. You and your family are ready for some fun in the sun, when suddenly–sickness strikes.

Read More

Tags: health insurance, Individuals & Families, health services

Skin Cancer: When in doubt, check it out

Posted by Alexandra Radel May 3, 2016 6:00:00 AM

A member shares her story. When I was in high school, there was an unspoken challenge to come back from summer vacation with the darkest tan. I never won, but I tried my best. My friends and I used suntan lotion to try to tan even more, not to protect our skin.

Read More

Tags: Individuals & Families, health & wellness

The Stress Battle: Tips to help you fight back

Posted by Alexandra Radel Apr 19, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Ever find yourself overthinking, being unable to relax, feeling the need to take control, feeling nauseous, or having trouble staying or falling asleep? I do. These are symptoms of stress and anxiety that you may or may not know you’re battling. Luckily, there are a few stress-fighting activities you can practice to help manage your everyday battle.

Read More

Tags: Individuals & Families, mental health services, health & wellness

Seven facts about alcohol abuse

Posted by Alexandra Radel Apr 5, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Alcohol abuse and alcoholism are a big problem everywhere. Almost everyone knows someone who has suffered with this disease or who may have struggled with it themselves. It’s common knowledge that alcohol abuse is bad for your health, but do you know the facts?

Read More

Healthy Teeth. Healthy Heart?

Posted by Alexandra Radel Mar 29, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Paying attention to your dental hygiene may pay you back with more than just a polished, healthy smile. It may keep your heart healthy, too!

Read More

Tags: Seniors, health & wellness

Nutrition is important for older adults

Posted by Alexandra Radel Mar 22, 2016 1:59:43 PM

As we age, healthy eating can be key to a positive outlook and staying emotionally balanced. Increased mental awareness, resistance to illness and disease, higher energy levels, faster recuperation times, and better management of chronic health problems are some of the ways you can benefit from a healthy diet.

No matter your age or your current eating habits,
Read More

Tags: Seniors, health & wellness

It’s time to put your hearts into it and Go Red For Women®

Posted by Alexandra Radel Feb 3, 2016 8:00:00 AM

National Wear Red Day–the first Friday each February–is the day to show your support for women and the importance of heart disease awareness by wearing red on Feb. 5.

Read More

Tags: Wellness, Individuals & Families, women's health

Happy Holidays from WPS!

Posted by Alexandra Radel Dec 30, 2015 8:59:53 AM

Best wishes to you and your family for a happy and healthy holiday season!

Read More

Tags: Individuals & Families, holidays