Wellness Corner

  • Physical Health

    Beyond providing basic medical care coverage, your HISD benefits have a lot to offer to keep you and your family healthy, happy and fit.
    Here's the latest news from our health care providers and partners. Check back often. 

  • Avoid the side effects of sitting

    Here’s how sitting takes a toll on your body, and what you can do about it.

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  • A checklist for your checkup

    Learn about steps you can take to be healthy in your daily life.

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  • Drink in the benefits of hydration

    Your body craves water, and it’s not just for quenching your thirst. Every cell needs water to carry out its activities. When you stay hydrated throughout the day, your body can function at its best. Not only that, but it can help you look good and feel better, too.

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  • Free Classes From Active by POPSUGAR

    With so many fantastic digital fitness options available, now is a great time to road test them all while you are practicing social distancing. Today's WFH workout is brought to you by Active by POPSUGAR. They are offering free access to all of their online workout classes. Choose from hundreds of workouts from celebrity trainers and fitness experts. Strengthen, sculpt, dance, box, or restore with the POPSUGAR instructors.

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  • March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. Find out more about decreasing your chances of getting this cancer in this informative article.

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  • What is cholesterol?

    Understanding and managing your cholesterol.

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  • Keep your heart healthy

    These changes recommended by your EAP can help reduce your risk of heart disease.

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  • Happy and Healthy for the Holidays

    The holidays are upon us. That means a hectic season filled with family, food, parties, shopping and travel. For most of us, these are joyful time. But for some, the stress, hectic pace and overeating that go hand-in-hand with the season can steal that joy. Here are a few tips to keep your holidays healthy, happy and stress-free.

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  • Handling Holiday Stress

    Sadly, the holidays can often be a source of stress rather than what they’re meant to be: a chance to share the festive season with family and friends. Here are some tips for coping with stress and getting more cheer out of your holidays.

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  • Skin cancer prevention. Simple ways to help lower your risk

    An ounce of prevention is truly worth a pound of cure when it comes to lowering your risk of getting skin cancer. And although skin cancers may not always be preventable, there are simple things you can do to help lower your risk even while living under our strong Texas sun.

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  • Help cut costs at the pharmacy

    You are a pro at spotting deals when shopping at your favorite stores. But when it comes to filling a prescription, you may not give much thought to getting discounts. However, with a few smart moves you can help control your costs.

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