Wellness & Financial

Published: August 20, 2018

Coalition 2018 Health Fairs

Alaska Teamster Employer Welfare Trust invites you and your eligible dependents to the COALITION 2018 HEALTH FAIRS 8am – 12 noon Lab tests are available to adults over age 18. Test results will be mailed to you directly. Pre-registration for lab tests and flu shots opens on August 8th at… Details

Published: March 26, 2018

“New Blood Pressure Recommendations” – Heart Month Seminar Series – February 28th

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a frequent health problem, with approximately 46% of adults in the U.S. living with it. Hypertension also becomes more common as we age. In the US, 76% of adults 65-74 years old and 82% in adults 75 years and older have hypertension. According to a national survey, of those with hypertension, only 47% of them are in good control of the condition. Untreated hypertension increases the strain on the heart and arteries, causing damage to both. It also increases the risk for heart attack, stroke, heart failure and kidney failure. Read More >> Details Full post