Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

Below is a listing of links to health insurance, nutrition & weight loss, and other health & wellness resources that may be helpful to you:

Health Insurance Resources

NYS of Health - the official health plan marketplace where you can shop, compare, and enroll in a low-cost plan that matches your needs

Health Compare - a free online tool that helps you select health insurance that meets your needs, and determine your eligibility for a government subsidy; also helps you select other suitable insurance coverage such as dental, life, etc.

Insure.com - independent, comprehensive resource with information and tools to compare different life, car, health, home, and other insurance policies

MB&CC Insurance Guide - a comprehensive resource designed to help people understand health insurance terms and options to promote educated decisions

Nutrition & Weight Loss Resources

Nutrition.gov - easy access to vetted food and nutrition information from across the federal government for nutritional, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers

ChooseMyPlate.gov - guidance, tips, printable materials, and more for diet, weight management, and physical activity provided by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

EatRight.org - articles, tips, videos, recipes, online games, and app reviews provided by the U.S. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest network of food and nutrition professionals 

FreeDieting.com - a compilation of information about weight loss programs and resources

Other Health & Wellness Resources

NYS Dept. of Health -  a hub of news, announcements and resources about staying healthy and safe, health care insurance and facilities, and more

HealthFinder.gov - resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations, provided by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services

NY Smokers' Quit Site - a hub of information, strategies, and resources to assist in quitting smoking

Right Direction - a resource focusing on stress and depression in the workplace, how to recognize it, and where to find help

MedLinePlus - information about disease, conditions, and wellness issues provided by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (USNIH)

WebMD - information and tools to help you manage your health

Mayo Clinic - information and resources on symptons, tests, procedures, drugs, supplements, and more

Wellness.com - health, wellness, and lifestyle information available in an interactive format

American Cancer Society - resources, information, and support to get healthy, stay healthy, and ward off cancer

Johns Hopkins Breast Center - information, videos, and resources about breast cancer risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and more

National Cancer Institute Prostate Cancer - information and resources about prostate cancer risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, etc.

 

For further information and/or assistance, please contact the Benefits Office at your State-Operated College or Community College campus.

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