Monthly Archives: January 2013

Heart Disease in Women: Risk Factors and Prevention

February 1st is “National Wear Red Day” for awareness of heart disease in women. Although heart disease is often thought of as a problem for men, more women than men die of heart disease each year. Risk Factors: High cholesterol, … Continue reading

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Student Assistance Leader ACI Specialty Benefits Launches HealthyU™ College Blog

San Diego, CA/January 25, 2013 – ACI Specialty Benefits launches HealthyU™ college blog, a brand-new component of its groundbreaking SOAR student assistance program. With popular posts like “App-ly Yourself: Top Ten Smartphone Apps for College Students” and “School After Service: A Catalyst for Veteran Reintegration,” the HealthyU™ … Continue reading

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I’m a Wonderful Person

In the classic movie It’s a Wonderful Life, George found that the good deeds of his life were remembered by the people he’d helped and that he’d profoundly influenced their lives. We don’t have to write the Great American Novel … Continue reading

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Stretching Stretched? 3 Myths Debunked

Flex your mind with these facts before you hit the mat: True or false?  You should limber up before every workout. False.  A new study showed that runners traveled 3.4 percent less distance when they stretched first.  Instead, warm-up with … Continue reading

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CORE Wellness Kicks Off Year of the Family

San Diego, CA / January 8, 2013 – ACI Specialty Benefits CORE Wellness program is proud to kick off the Year of the Family, making family health a priority in 2013.  From playing fun, active games to building healthy gardens … Continue reading

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Central Valley Newsletter Features ACI Benefits Engagement

The Adventist Health Central Valley Network newsletter, Medical Matters, published an article featuring ACI Specialty Benefits’ involvement on getting employees engaged with their benefits programs at onsite benefits fairs. The benefits fairs are an excellent way to help employees make … Continue reading

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Holiday Eating is Over! 5 Ways to Control Portions

1. Break Leftovers Down: Use single-serving containers to put leftovers in to limit food intake on your next meal. 2. Say Yes to Salads: Eating a salad before lunch or dinner will help curb your appetite and give you a … Continue reading

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