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MARCH episode of Hometown Health!
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A competition featuring weekly weight loss motivation and support helped Florida Hospital Waterman employees achieve a combined weight loss equal to nearly four employees.
There were a total of 55 employees who participated with a total combined weight loss of 430 pounds.
Tobacco Free Florida offers three ways to quit:
· CALL: Call the Florida Quitline at 1-877-U-CAN-NOW to speak with a Quit Coach who will help you assess your addiction and help you create a personalized quit plan.
· CLICK: Enroll in the Web Coach®, which will help you create your own web-based quit plan that’s right for you, visit https://www.quitnow.net/florida.
· COME IN: Sign up for Quit Smoking Now group classes at your local Area Health Education Center (AHEC) by calling (877) 252-6094 or visiting www.cfahec.org.
The Florida Medical Association has teamed up with Florida Rx Card to enable you to provide free discount prescription drug cards to your employees and patients.
The Florida Rx Card can be used for savings of up to 75 percent on prescription drugs at over 56,000 pharmacies nationwide. The Florida Rx Card discounts brand names and generics as well as non-covered medications for those patients who may have prescription coverage. The program has no membership restrictions, no income requirements, no age limitations, and there are no applications to complete.
You can help by encouraging your patients and employees to print a free Florida Rx Card at http://www.flmedical.org/discount.aspx
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