The following is a sample of the customizable health and wellness resources relevant to healthcare industry within Midwestern’s Risk Management Center. The Risk Management Center is only accessible to workers’ compensation policyholders of Midwestern Insurance Alliance.
Caffeine and You
Reviews the effects of caffeine on the body.
Do the Math – Calculating your Body Mass
A walkthrough to calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI).
Exercise As A Treatment For Depression
Research shows that exercise can be an effective treatment for depression.
Facing Grief and Loss
Coping with a personal loss.
Health Benefits of Yoga
Describes the benefits associated with practicing Yoga.
Healthy Cooking – Preserving Nutritional Content
Discusses nutrient loss during cooking and gives advice on how to prevent it from happening.
Healthy methods of preparing food.
Heart Health – Diet
Discusses the effect of nutrition on the cardiovascular system.
Heart Health – Walking
Describes the benefits of walking for exercise
How Do Colds Spread?
Learn how the common cold can be easily transmitted from person to person.
Influenza Virus – Preventing the Spread
Discusses the prevention of the spread of the influenza virus.
Insects and Other Bugs to Avoid
Discusses the potential dangers presented by insects and similar organisms.
Let’s Talk About Fat
Lower the risk of heart disease by decreasing your intake of dietary fat.
Making Healthy Choices When Eating Out
Helpful tips when eating out.
My Bag is Killing Me!
Avoid back injuries by lightening the load of your bag.
Discusses the basic elements of nutrition
People Who Avoid Going to the Doctor
Explains the importance of visiting your doctor on a regular basis.
Simple Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol
Cholesterol can be both good and bad, so it’s important to learn what cholesterol is, how it affects your health, and how to manage your blood cholesterol levels.
Discusses the importance of managing your stress.
Discusses some of the symptoms of strokes.
The Importance of Water
Discusses the importance of water.
Discusses proper tooth care.
Trying to Quit Smoking
Support is available for people trying to quit smoking.
Describes the importance of vitamins. Lists the purpose of individual vitamins, and food sources.
Describes health problems associated with weight, and discusses methods by which to control risk.
What is Trans Fat?
A talk about the difference between good and bad fats.