WPS Health Insurance Blog

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.

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Tags: Individuals & Families, health & wellness

Have a Happy and Safe Independence Day Weekend!

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

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Tags: health & wellness, holidays

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.

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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.

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

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!

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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,
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Tags: Seniors, health & wellness

Happy 50th Anniversary, Medicare!

Posted by Alexandra Radel Jul 30, 2015 6:00:00 AM

This summer, Medicare will celebrate their 50th anniversary on July 30. This remarkable program gives America's seniors access to affordable health care.

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Tags: health insurance, health & wellness

July is herbal and prescription awareness month

Posted by Bonnie Walke Jul 9, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Many Americans take dietary supplements and prescription or over-the-counter drugs. Sometimes these drugs and supplements may interact in harmful ways. July is Herbal and Prescription Awareness Month, so here are some important reminders about interactions and safety issues when taking supplements and medications.

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Tags: health & wellness

Happy Independence Day

Posted by Ryan Kanable Jul 2, 2015 2:00:00 PM

From all of us here at WPS Health Insurance, have a safe,
happy Fourth of July holiday!
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Tags: health & wellness

Getting better just got easier 24/7/365

Posted by Alexandra Radel Jun 30, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Little Susie is on a mission. She is seeking out the prettiest colored leaves to add to her neighborhood-picked flower bouquet for her mother’s birthday present. Across the street, she spots a plant with vibrant purple and green leaves in Mr. Johnson’s front yard. Perfect! Uh-oh, it's poison oak!

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Tags: Individuals & Families, health & wellness