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American Diabetes Month

Raise Awareness this November It is important for all of us to do our part in raising awareness about diabetes and promoting a healthy and balanced life. One in 11 Americans has diabetes, making it a chronic health condition that affects around 30 million people in the

Depression Rises as Pandemic Lingers

Depression cases among adults jumped from 7% to 30.2% over the length of the pandemic, according to a recent Household Pulse Survey by the U.S. Census Bureau. What do these numbers mean for employers and their workforce? It means health care costs are on the rise. Pinnacle’s Uplift:

Get Your Grains

Summer is winding down, and we’re all looking forward to a healthy and productive fall season. The kids will be back in school, the weather will soon become cooler, and the holidays will be right around the corner. Even with all of these changes, we can remain

Summer Safety Tips

Summer is here, the weather is warmer, and the days are longer. The summer is full of opportunities for fun and fitness and is the perfect time to get out of the house and enjoy outdoor activities. But we also have to keep in mind that summer

Eating in Season

Summer is here and that means an abundance of colorful produce available to us. One of the best ways to find out which local foods are in season in your community is to visit your local farmers’ markets. So why do we want to eat in season?

Q&A with Debbie Bellenger, Manager of Health and Wellness

Health and wellness benefits are evolving because of COVID-19. An estimated 57% of senior leaders are assigning a higher priority to care benefits to better support employees’ work/life balance due to the pandemic, according to recent findings from the Harvard Business Review (HBR). We talk with our

Working Out without Equipment

Now that people have had to work out at home without gym equipment, they are learning how to use their own body to gain strength and conditioning. Amanda Brabec, a personal trainer and fitness instructor, suggests no-equipment-required exercises that can be done in a small space.

Are you feeling blue?

Winter is here, which means the weather is changing and it’s getting darker earlier. If you’re feeling blue, you may be experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is a form of depression that comes and goes with the seasons, typically starting in the late fall. For those who experience SAD (an estimated 1% to 9% in the U.S), the change in seasons has a greater impact and can lead to symptoms of depression.

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