At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska we know providing health and wellness information is an important step to helping you and your employees better manage your health. Each month, this section will highlight a new health challenge that can be taken individually or can be set up to be implemented at your workplace. Along with the challenge, there is a promotional poster and a list of other educational materials that support the monthly health challenge.
Millions of Americans are not getting the right amount of sleep. This affects their mood and productivity throughout the day. Implement this month's health challenge, "Sleep for Better Health," and challenge your employees to start getting enough sleep and develop healthy sleep habits.
Monthly Health Challenge
Each year, there are more than a million cases of skin cancer diagnosed in the United States. Skin cancer can be caused by excess exposure to UV rays from the sun. Take this month's health challenge, "Protect Your Skin in the Sun" and make sure you protect your skin every time you are in the sun.
Being aware of and knowing cholesterol levels is an essential part of your employees' overall health and wellness. Too much "bad" cholesterol, or LDL circulating in the blood can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. There are many things that can done to control cholesterol levels, one of them is being aware of diet and nutrition. Implement this month's health challenge, "Eat for Healthy Cholesterol Levels," and help your employees keep their cholesterol levels in check.
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