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Avoiding Stiff Necks & Backs: 3 Stretches You Can Do at the Office

Stretching at the Office

Sitting for long periods in the office can be a terrible strain on your back, neck, and arms. To avoid that kind of ongoing strain, take a few minutes out of your break time to stretch. When you feel stiff or sore, stand up and try out a few of these office-friendly stretches to help limber up your back and neck and keep you out of spinal misery.

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Lower Back Pain? Could it be your mattress?

Can your mattress cause back pain?

Did you know that back pain is one of the most common types of pain felt by people in the US? We are constantly putting stresses and strains on our backs that culminate in back pain — especially lower back pain. It’s possible that your daily activities can cause your lower back pain, but if you are sleeping on a rough mattress or are sleeping in a certain position, this certainly won’t help ease your lower back pain. Continue reading Lower Back Pain? Could it be your mattress?

Understanding Open Enrollment for 2019

Open Enrollment 2019

Healthcare is as much about politics as it is about taking care your well-being. As U.S. political administrations change every four or eight years, new leadership often results in changes — real or proposed — to healthcare coverage. By and large, these changes don’t happen overnight, which could come as a relief for anyone currently enrolled in a 2018 Marketplace plan. According to Healthcare.gov, those actively covered by a 2018 health insurance plan through the Marketplace will have some choices when it comes to coverage in 2019. Continue reading Understanding Open Enrollment for 2019