September 23, 2014

Quit smoking, lose weight, feel better

By Dr. Norman K. Brown UTU medical consultant Hold the ketchup. Did you know that ketchup contains fructose, a processed sugar? I’ll get back to this shortly. Many of our common diseases are aggravated by — or even caused by — the way we live, especially how we eat, how much we exercise, and if [...]

Wellness programs promote healthier lives

By Steven Burdick, senior vice president, UnitedHealthcare Committing to a healthier lifestyle is something that all of us struggle with everyday. We all think about it, but it’s doing something about it that’s the challenge most of us face. The goal of UnitedHealthcare wellness programs is to provide support to railroad employees and their dependants [...]

Your family needs you so exercise, live right

By Dr. Norman BrownUTU Medical Consultant Baseball legend Mickey Mantle once joked, “If I had known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.” I wish more of us, including myself, would look into their crystal balls of the future and find themselves saying this old half joke [...]