sports injuries
Aug 22 2023

What you can do to lower your children’s risk of sports injuries

Family Caregiving

Every year, more than 45 million children and adolescents in the U.S. play organized sports. The good news is that playing a sport can have positive effects on your child or teen’s physical health and self-esteem and can help them build skills like collaboration, leadership, and perseverance. The less positive news is that sports injuries... Read More

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heat safety
Aug 8 2023

Staying safe when it’s hot outside

Healthy Living

July 2023 was the hottest month on record, with weeks of temperatures over 100 degrees Fahrenheit in several states in the U.S. and record highs in parts of Europe and China. With very high temperatures and high humidity, it’s important to take proactive steps to lower your risk of heat-related illnesses like heat exhaustion and... Read More

family health concierge management
Jul 25 2023

What vaccines do your children need for school?

Family Caregiving

Back to school time is closer than your kids wish it were. In addition to buying school supplies, new clothes, and books, late summer is the time for a before school check-up so you can get health forms filled out and make sure your child has all the vaccines required by your state. Your pediatrician... Read More

Jul 11 2023

Should you be concerned about your forgetfulness?

Healthy Living

Everyone forgets things now and again. Where are your car keys? Why did you come into the kitchen? What was your new co-worker’s name? And there are many different reasons your memory may fail you from time to time, including: Stress Overscheduling Depression Low levels of certain key vitamins like B12 Thyroid disease Menopause-related brain... Read More

Jun 20 2023

Sun Life 11th annual High Cost Claims Report: Insights and strategies to help you lower your risk of the top serious conditions

Health Risk Management

Sun Life publishes an annual research report focused on the highest cost health insurance claims. The data in the report is drawn from Sun Life’s stop loss claims, a type of insurance employers who self-fund their health insurance plan purchase to protect against the financial impact of very high cost health insurance claims. This year’s... Read More

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thyroid disease
Jun 6 2023

Could your symptoms be caused by thyroid disease?

Disease Management

Maybe you’ve been feeling more tired than usual even though you’re getting plenty of sleep. Or you’ve put on or lost weight even though your eating and exercise habits haven’t changed. Or you’re more sensitive to heat or cold. These hard-to-pin-down symptoms can be caused by thyroid disease, a condition that affects approximately 20 million... Read More

May 23 2023

Prescription error? What to check when you pick up your medications

Health Risk Management

When you pick up a prescription from the pharmacy, do you look it over or just take it home and put it in your medicine cabinet? It’s important to check your prescriptions every time you pick one up or receive your medication via mail to make sure you’ve received the correct prescription, the right dosage,... Read More

May 9 2023

The documents caregivers need to make medical decisions

Family Caregiving

Nearly one in five adults in the U.S. is caring for another adult with health issues or other needs. If you’re providing care to parents or older relatives, one important part of that support could be making medical decisions on their behalf or helping them make informed medical decisions. The key to better caregiving is... Read More

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May 4 2023

Webinar: 2023 High-cost claims report: A look into trending conditions and injectable drug prices


Sun Life has been sharing its data, insights, and an overview of trends surrounding high-cost claims and high-cost injectable drugs for 11 years. Join us on Wednesday, May 17 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. (ET) for a webinar and panel discussion on Sun Life’s latest research on these topics. This year’s report includes: Data on... Read More

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Apr 25 2023

Answers to common questions about autism spectrum disorder

Family Caregiving

About 1 in 36 children in the U.S. have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to a recent report from the CDC and 2.21% of people (or 5,437,988 people) over the age of 18 may be living with ASD according to CDC estimates. If your child, young adult, or you have been diagnosed... Read More

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