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01/17/2018 — National Wear Red Day

  Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds.  Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action. That’...

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01/13/2018 — An Important Message Regarding Your Paycheck

Approximately 2,200 Local 689 members will not have health and welfare premiums deducted from their paycheck for the January 17th pay date due to a file error sent to WMATA payroll. Employees affected by this error will have double deductions taken o...

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01/11/2018 — Your Thyroid, Small but Mighty

What is the thyroid? The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland found in the base of the neck, below the Adam’s apple. Despite the thyroid’s small size, it produces a hormone that affects every cell, tissue, and organ in the body. Your thyroid ne...

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September 08, 2017

Fat, fructose and calories: 5 nutrition ‘facts’ we used to believe

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The rules of nutrition keep changing, so you better keep up.





September 08, 2017

FDA approves first-of-its-kind 'living drug' for childhood leukemia

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The landmark action opens a new chapter in cancer treatment and clears the drug to treat childhood leukemia.





September 08, 2017

Want your kids to have healthy bones? It will take more than a milk mustache.

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The nutrition decisions that kids make now will affect their bones for the rest of their lives.





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Can I get life insurance for my family members?

Only you are eligible for life insurance under the Plan. However, you can name anyone to be the beneficiary of your Life Insurance Plan. That person(s) name must be on file with the Plan to be valid. For more information, visit the Life and Accident Insurance section.

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