PEHP Quitline responds to tobacco users' need for quit services. This resource offers an integrated approach leading to higher quit rates with aids such as e-coaching, mobile apps, text messaging, social support, chat rooms, and bi-lingual services. http://pehp.quitlogix.org
Do you know your cholesterol numbers or what your blood pressure is? Do certain diseases and conditions run in your family? Did you know your genes and personal habits could be putting your health at risk? www.healthierus.gov/prevention.html
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women. Visit this link to calculate your BMI or to see if you qualify for PEHP’s Waist Aweigh. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/BMI/bmicalc.htm
Need information as you determine what to do about your symptoms? Going to see your doctor and want to know what questions to ask? Get help by visiting: http://www.webmd.com/
ExRx.net (Exercise Prescription on the Net) is a free resource featuring exercise libraries, fitness assessment calculators, and reference articles. Get started today: http://www.exrx.net/
MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet. choosemyplate.gov
This money-saving program, PEHPplus, helps promote good health and save employees money. It provides savings of up to 60% on a wide assortment of healthy lifestyle products and services. Not an insurance plan, PEHPplus is a discount program available to anyone with a PEHP health plan.
These recommendations are designed to create workplace environments that support and encourage healthy behaviors for all of Utah’s dedicated state employees. Wellness Councils