The following is a sample of the customizable health and wellness resources located in Midwestern Insurance Alliance’s Risk Management Center (accessible by workers’ compensation policyholders of Midwestern Insurance Alliance). If you are not currently insured with Midwestern Insurance Alliance, contact your workers’ compensation carrier for health and wellness resources
Caffeine and You – English/Spanish
Reviews the effects of caffeine on the body.
Do the Math – Calculating your Body Mass – English/Spanish
A walkthrough to calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI).
Exercise as a Treatment For Depression – English/Spanish
Research shows that exercise can be an effective treatment for depression.
Facing Grief and Loss – English/Spanish
Coping with a personal loss.
Health Benefits of Yoga – English/Spanish
Describes the benefits associated with practicing Yoga.
Healthy Cooking – Preserving Nutritional Content – English/Spanish
Discusses nutrient loss during cooking and gives advice on how to prevent it from happening.
Healthy Cooking – Techniques – English/Spanish
Healthy methods of preparing food.
Heart Health – Diet – English/Spanish
Discusses the effect of nutrition on the cardiovascular system.
Heart Health – Walking – English/Spanish
Describes the benefits of walking for exercise
How Do Colds Spread? – English/Spanish
Learn how the common cold can be easily transmitted from person to person.
Influenza Virus – Preventing the Spread – English/Spanish
Discusses the prevention of the spread of the influenza virus.
Insects and Other Bugs to Avoid – English
Discusses the potential dangers presented by insects and similar organisms.
Let’s Talk About Fat – English
Lower the risk of heart disease by decreasing your intake of dietary fat.
Making Healthy Choices When Eating Out – English/Spanish
Helpful tips when eating out.
My Bag is Killing Me! – English/Spanish
Avoid back injuries by lightening the load of your bag.
Nutrition 101 – English/English
Discusses the basic elements of nutrition
People Who Avoid Going to the Doctor – English/Spanish
Explains the importance of visiting your doctor on a regular basis.
Simple Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol – English/Spanish
Cholesterol can be both good and bad, so it’s important to learn what cholesterol is, how it affects your health, and how to manage your blood cholesterol levels.
Stress Management – English
Discusses the importance of managing your stress.
Stretching – English
Outlines why and how to stretch.
Strokes – English/Spanish
Discusses some of the symptoms of strokes.
The Importance of Water – English/Spanish
Discusses the importance of water.
Tooth Care – Bad Breath – English/Spanish
Discusses causes and solutions for bad breath.
Tooth Care – English/Spanish
Discusses proper tooth care.
Trying to Quit Smoking – English/Spanish
Support is available for people trying to quit smoking.
Vitamins – English/Spanish
Describes the importance of vitamins. Lists the purpose of individual vitamins, and food sources.
Weight Management – English/Spanish
Describes health problems associated with weight and discusses methods by which to control risk.
What is Trans Fat? – English/Spanish
A talk about the difference between good and bad fats.