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Blue365® Program Exclusively For SMU Medical Plan Participants

With the Blue365® program, members can save money on health care products and services such as fitness gear, gym memberships, family activities, healthy eating options and much more — all offered by top national and local retailers. Using the program … Continue reading

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Got Drugs? National Take-Back Day on April 27, 2013

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1 in 9 teens have abused prescription drugs. Often these medications are found in the home. Parents and adults can do their part to rid their homes of dangerous prescription drugs by … Continue reading

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How Soon is Now? Talking to Kids about Alcohol!

The road to adulthood can be paved with more than one uncomfortable conversation. But don’t wait too long to bring up the subject of alcohol with your children. Even some children in elementary school are making decisions about whether to … Continue reading

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Compass Health Pro: Avoid Unnecessary Charges on Your Surgery…Know Your Costs Upfront!

Jeremy Garrett, your Compass Health Pro, is always here to help you make the most of your healthcare dollars. One of the areas where people spend the most money is on surgery. There can be so many more costs than expected. … Continue reading

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Catch Your Zzzs for Free

Three out of five Americans have trouble sleeping. In the search for a cure, we spend up to $24 billion a year on products such as sleeping pills, pricey pillows, expensive mattresses, white noise machines, aroma therapy potions, and more. … Continue reading

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Diversified is changing its name toTransamerica Retirement Solutions

On January 1st, Diversified and Transamerica Retirement Services have joined forces to better serve our clients, participants, and advisors. We are currently working to change the name on all communications to our new brand, Transamerica Retirement Soultions. Until the renaming … Continue reading

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Get Heart Healthy!

Being diagnosed with health problems such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol is a wake-up call that it is time to make lifestyle changes. The good news is that a few good choices can help you feel better and be … Continue reading

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2013 BlueCross BlueShield ID Cards

Reminder from Human Resources: • New BCBSTX ID cards were mailed in late December to all faculty and staff who changed their Medical option for 2013. If you did not change your Medical option, you will continue to use the … Continue reading

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A Holiday for Caregivers

Do you sometimes feel squashed between the needs of your older parents and your children? Then you know why adults who care for both groups are called the “sandwich generation.” There are nearly 65 million family-caregivers in the United States. … Continue reading

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