Founded in 1998 on the premise that providers armed with complete data and evidence-based guidelines can produce the best clinical outcomes, UPMC Health Plan has become one of the most innovative insurance plans in the nation. UPMC Health Plan’s award-winning wellness programs and health tracking tools help consumers manage their health on a daily basis, including those with chronic conditions such as heart disease, asthma, and diabetes.
Pump up your body during the holidays using pumpkins! Check out this infographic for 7 easy exercises that you can do at home with a pumpkin and 2 gourds.
You take your car to the mechanic for an annual inspection to be sure it’s running properly. So why not give your body the same kind of attention? 1. Get yearly checkups. When you’re in good health, it’s easy to put off going to the doctor. But regular checkups can… Read more »
At home and on the job, ergonomics can help you avoid injury and discomfort — and even increase your productivity. The goal of ergonomics is to make our places of work as safe, comfortable, and efficient as possible. But let’s not limit its uses to our day jobs! According to the… Read more »
Is your favorite winter activity staying indoors under a warm blanket in front of the television with a bag of snacks in hand? You’re not alone. Getting through the cold weather with your health and spirits intact is difficult but not impossible. Follow these suggestions for a happier, healthier winter…. Read more »
When your back feels good, life is good. Here are some effective, everyday strategies for keeping it that way. Standing: Keeping one foot forward of the other, with knees slightly bent, takes the pressure off your low back. Sitting: Sitting with your knees slightly higher than your hips provides good… Read more »