How to Safely Choose Mosquito Repellents

The itch from one, tiny bite is annoying enough, but these days, mosquitoes can do more than just bug you; their bites can transmit serious diseases, such as the Zika virus, West Nile virus, Dengue Fe…

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Eating Like a Man. Nutritionist Shares Expert Advice On Men's Nutrition

When it comes to eating right, men can make a lot of wrong decisions. I’ve spent a good stretch of my life blissfully uneducated about men’s health and nutrition, and making questionable choices.

I…

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Fun Activities for Kids to Banish Summer Boredom

Summer is a thrilling season for kids — for about five minutes. Despite their initial enthusiasm for unstructured play, most kids start to lose momentum fairly quickly, leaving parents scrambling for …

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Physical well-being - Start a personalized exercise plan to get focused on your own physical well-being.

Creating a personalized exercise program to promote physical well-being When you think of your overall well-being, you traditionally think of your physical well-being. And for good reason — if you’re suffering physically, it’s hard to focus on anything else. There are many benefits that come with being physically fit, including: Improved heart function Slowed aging…

Mosquito Repellent - Buzz Off: How to Safely Choose Repellents To Get Rid of Mosquitos

The itch from one, tiny bite is annoying enough, but these days, mosquitoes can do more than just bug you; their bites can transmit serious diseases, such as the Zika virus, West Nile virus, Dengue Fever, and Yellow Fever. That is why it is important to protect your family and yourself by getting mosquito repellent to…

Meat Product Labels - Understanding the difference between various meat product labels can be daunting.

What do popular meat product labels mean? Grilling is as much a part of summer as the beach or baseball. But whether you prefer charcoal, gas, or hardwood, one question remains —– what are you cooking? You might think it’s just pork or beef, but there may be more going on with your favorite protein…

Employee Assistance Programs and Resilience Training

Helping employees bounce back from work or life challenges Lately, a lot of attention has been paid to helping employees manage day-to-day stress in the workplace. From 5-minute meditations to desk yoga there is no lack of helpful resources when it comes to quick stress-reducing techniques. But what happens when serious issues arise that require…

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Tell IBX what’s on your mind. There may be a $125 gift card in it for you Your opinions matter! Your opinions are extremely valuable to businesses today because they provide insight on the things that are important to you. We welcome the opinions of our members and other health care consumers, who can help…

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When it comes to eating right, men can make a lot of wrong decisions. I’ve spent a good stretch of my life blissfully uneducated about men’s health and nutrition, and making questionable choices. I’m not proud of this, but I’ve: Gone long periods without consciously eating fruits or vegetables. I believe it was the 1990s….

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If you were covered by a PPO plan in the past and switched to an HMO plan, you may have some questions about how an HMO works. Don’t worry — it’s easier than you think. What is an HMO Plan? HMO stands for health maintenance organization. An HMO is a type of health plan that…

How many calories should I eat?

From the time you learned the definition of a calorie, you probably also heard that adults need 2,000 of them per day. But how could that be true, considering how different we all are? Some of us train for triathlons, burning a lot of calories, while some of us would rather pass the time watching…

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What don’t you do from your smartphone these days? Read the news, check your favorite social media sites, share pics, text your kids…and that’s before you tackle more serious things like logging in to your bank account and paying your bills.  The IBX app makes insurance easier Life is easier when most of your errands…

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Spring is the season of cherry blossoms, warm evening strolls, and new romance. They say it’s also the most popular time of year to buy a house and move. If you’re in the market for a house, you’re probably knee-deep in listings and phone calls from realtors. Between showing your house, bidding on another, settlement,…

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