A Reminder Regarding Prescription Maintenance Medications
January 1, 2016
In October 2015, TRICARE pharmacy benefits changed regarding prescription maintenance drugs. TRICARE beneficiaries who are taking an affected drug can take action to avoid paying more for some prescription drugs by contacting the TRICARE Pharmacy contractor, ESI. To find out more, read the full article on tricare.mil.
Body Image: Eating Disorders
Mirror, Mirror on the wall... who's the thinnest one of all? According to the National Eating Disorders Association, the average American woman is 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. But whatever size women are, rarely are they completely satisfied with their body image. As a result, they often feel anxiety and pressure to achieve and/or maintain an unrealistic appearance.
Talking about relationships in, everyday conversations lets you and your child discuss your family values when it comes to friendship, dating, and love. Dating helps young people learn to get along with others, communicate, negotiate, make decisions, and learn to be assertive. It's an important part of growing up, and talking about it together will help your teen mature.
High Blood Pressure: Tips for Keeping It under Control
You can have high blood pressure (HBP) and still feel just fine. That's because HBP (sometimes called hypertension) does not cause symptoms. But, it is a major health problem. If not treated, HBP can lead to stroke, heart disease, kidney failure, and other health problems.
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