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October 18, 2017

Annual benefits enrollment kicks off on October 23rd

Emory's annual benefits enrollment opens on Monday, October 23 and continues through Monday, November 6, 2017. Any changes you make will be effective on January 1, 2018.

During the enrollment period, you can select your medical plan and select or make changes to other benefits such as dental, vision, life insurance and more. The enrollment period is also the time to set aside funds for your Flexible Spending Account (FSA); you must make a new election to your FSA each year.
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It's your incentive
Last chance! The deadline for earning your 2017 Emory medical plan incentives is November 15. Get rewarded for your participation and receive up to $450.
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Refresh from Stress
Refresh from Stress: 30-day Inspiration is back! Participate in 30 simple steps during the month of November to enhance your emotional well-being. Daily activities focus on self-care, mindfulness, social connections, gratitude and resilience.
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Stop the flu in its tracks!

Though flu seasons are unpredictable in a number of ways, colder weather across the country generally marks the beginning of the season. Each year, thousands of people in the United States are hospitalized or die from influenza (the flu). For this reason the Center for Disease Control recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting yourself. For additional information refer to the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/flu/index.htm.

The flu is a contagious disease that is caused by a virus and is spread by coughing, sneezing and close contact. When untreated, it can lead to pneumonia and make existing medical conditions worse. The most common symptoms include fever, muscle aches, fatigue, headache, and runny or stuffy nose.
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Need some pep?
Studies have shown that small doses of activity throughout the day can yield a number of benefits. Try some of the Active Works desk exercises during your workday. Not only will it get your blood flowing, you'll feel more alert and less tense.
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Chef's Corner: Vegetable Curry
This flavorful Indian-inspired dish can be served as a side dish or as a whole meal by adding a can of chickpeas and serving over a bed of rice.
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Enjoy the chill in the air at Meet Me at Lullwater walking group on Wednesdays @ noon.

Join us for an encore webinar presentation of "Ask the Expert: Exercise & Aging" on Friday, October 20 @ 11 a.m.

Have you heard about Active Works? Learn about this campaign and more through the "Active Works: Fitting Activity in Your Workday" webinar. Register now!

Saturday, October 21 @ 10 a.m.: "Breastival" breast cancer screening and educational event. Learn about breast cancer in a fun environment!

Join Blomeyer Health Fitness for 3 hours of fitness on Friday, October 27 from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. to support and raise money for breast cancer awareness.

Save the date! The Great American Smokeout is Thursday, November 16. Make a pledge to quit or support someone quitting.


The new Fitbit Ionic is now available in the storefront! Purchase yours today!

October is Relationship Violence Awareness Month. Learn more about resources for support at Emory.

Do you have a meeting? Why not make it a walking meeting? Learn how.

Doctor, emergency room, or urgent care? Knowing where to go is important. Read about the differences here.

Fall is a great time to reduce your carbon footprint by purchasing seasonal, local apples. Find out what else is in season here.

October is National Depression Awareness Month. Learn about depression and how to seek support.


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