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FEB

Important Information Needed to File Your 2016 Federal Taxes

For Active Employees and Non-Medicare Eligible Retirees Enrolled in the Retired Employees Health Program (REHP) or Retired Pennsylvania State Police Health Program (RPSPP) MembersWatch your mail for important tax information. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that the PEBTF provides you with an annual notice summarizing your and your dependents' enrollment in the PEBTF health coverage.  Active Employee Members:  You will recei......
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FEB

February is American Heart Month

President Lyndon B. Johnson declared the first American Heart Month in 1964.  In the United States:Fewer Americans have been dying of heart disease and stroke since the 1980s thanks to progress in medical therapies for patients with a history of heart disease and stroke and from lifestyle changes that are curbing the risk.In every year since 1900 except 1918, cardiovascular disease accounted for more deaths than any other major cause of death......
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JUL

2016 Summertime Safety Tips

Summertime Safety TipsSummertime is here!  It's that time of year when we try to spend lots of time outdoors.  Here are some summertime safety tips:Stay hydrated.If you need to be outside for long periods of time, watch for heat exhaustion or heat stroke.Wear sunscreen and reapply every two hours; more often if you have been swimming.Use bug spray to protect against mosquitos and ticks. A tiny tick can transmit Lyme......
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6
JUN

June is Men’s Health Month

Did you know that women are 100% more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men?To coincide with Father's Day, we celebrate Men's Health Month.The purpose of Men's Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and indivi......
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APR

Women’s Health Week

Women's Health WeekMay 8 - 14, 2016  Celebrate National Women's Health Week, which kicks off on Mother's Day, May 8 and continues through May 14, 2016.National Women's Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health. The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority.......
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APR

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

This year's theme, "Talk Early, Talk Often:  Parents Can Make a Difference in Teen Alcohol Use," is designed to draw attention to the role parents can play in preventing teen alcohol use. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) and the PEBTF wants parents to know that progress is being made in the struggle to address underage drinking in our community.  Research shows that kids who have conversations with their paren......
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