AnnouncementsWeight Watchers Wants You! - Weight Watchers at work offers a flexible solution to help you reach your weight-loss goals. And become a healthier you.
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Making Life Easier's February newsletter
Managing money in tough times - ValueOption's free webinar on Feb. 7, noon - 12:30 p.m. RSVP today!
How financial stress affects with workplace - ValueOption's free webinar on Feb. 9, noon - 12:30 p.m. RSVP today!
Puget Sound Health Alliance Community Checkup Report
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MANY AREA GYMS TO BE REPRESENTED
Gym Discount Program Open House – TODAY, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Chinook rooms 121 & 123
Don’t miss out on this chance to meet our gym partners and see what membership discounts they are offering King County employees. Whether it’s part of your Individual Action Plan or you are just seeking to add some variety to your current fitness plan, come ask questions and find a gym that’s right for you.
New this year: Live demos of exercises that can be done in your office space, and group exercises such as CrossFit, Sh'Bam and CX Worx. Don't miss it! More
2012 WELLNESS ASSESSMENT EXTENDED
Extended deadline for completion is Sunday, Feb. 12
Because power outages associated with the recent winter storms may have shortened the time for some employees and their spouses or domestic partners to complete the wellness assessment by Jan. 31, King County has decided to extend the deadline to 11:59 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. More
Get started on your individual action plan, if you haven't already
Many of you have already begun your individual action plan, but for those of you who complete the wellness assessment by Feb. 12, here’s what to do next. More
UNABLE TO STRIKE A DEAL
Walgreens no longer part of Express Scripts Network
Many employees have been affected by an impasse between Walgreens and Express Scripts to reach agreement on a new contract for providing prescription drugs through the Express Scripts network. More
OWN YOUR HEALTH
Communication with your doctor is a two-way street
It’s important to tell your doctor what’s going on. Discussing your health concerns openly and honestly with your doctor means your doctor can best help you. Don’t know what to say? Prepare in advance. Bring a list of questions and medications you take. When you’re in the exam room, take notes and speak up. When you ask questions, make sure you get the answers you need. Get the most from your visit. Talk to your doctor. More
Health benefits of chocolate - What you need to know
It's the best medical news in ages. Studies in two prestigious scientific journals say dark chocolate (but not white chocolate or milk chocolate) is good for you. More
Give your heart 30 minutes of love
If you knew the secret to being healthy was doing one thing for 30 minutes a day, would you do it? Thirty Minutes. That’s all you need to get started. More
50 Simple ways to reduce stress at home and at work - Your stress relief valentine
1. Touch, hug someone, hold hands, stroke a pet, make non-sexual physical contact with someone close to you, brush your hair. More
Take the secondhand out of smoking
Secondhand smoke can contain more than 7,000 chemicals, some that are dangerous and some that cause cancer. More