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Men’s Health: Prevent the Top Threats

Do you know the greatest threats to men’s health? Surprisingly, the list is short. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the top causes of death among adult men in the U.S. are heart disease, stroke, cancer and chronic … Continue reading

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CVS & Walgreen Pharmacies Are Out-of-Network Effective January 1, 2014!

As a reminder, effective January 1, 2014, CVS and Walgreens pharmacies will no longer be in the SMU Health & Wellness Plan pharmacy network administered by Express Scripts. If you currently use CVS or Walgreens to fill your prescription medications, … 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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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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SMU Partnership With Compass Professional Health Services

  More Information About Compass! As announced in a BenefitsU email on March 27, SMU is partnering with Compass Professional Health Services to provide a service that will enable you to identify high-quality doctors, hospitals, imaging centers, etc., and make … Continue reading

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Looking For Ways To Reduce Your Health Care Expenses?

New Service Sponsored By SMU Human Resources Can Help You Reduce Your Health Care Expenses  Did you know that the cost of medical services can vary by as much as 300%, even within the BCBSTX network?  For example, one in-network facility … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Schedule Routine Check-ups for 2012!

With the holidays and New Year right around the corner, please take a few minutes to schedule appointments for routine medical, dental and vision exams for early next year! Medical: If you are enrolled in the Medical Plan for 2012, … Continue reading

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