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One of the goals of Healthy People 2020 is to reduce the number of new cancer cases, as well as the illness, disability, and death caused by cancer. Yet, cancer remains a leading cause of death in the United States, second only to heart disease. Several factors are involved in the development of breast cancer occurrence including the exposure to estrogen and estrogen like substances in our environment.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/04/2013
IC My Future
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/28/2013
Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/22/2013
Loans and credit cards are so easily attainable - that now - debt is something that many of Americans have in common. By controlling your personal debt and making it work for you, you can eliminate that “drowning” feeling and begin to feel the stress melt away as you use your debt to reach your financial goals.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/22/2013
Throughout your career, your priority has been to accumulate the assets you’ll need to provide income for the future. When retirement is on the horizon, your priority shifts to considering what your sources of income will be, how much income those various sources will provide and deciding how you will draw on your income in a way that makes sense for you.
These are just a few of the considerations you'll want to discuss with TIAA-CREF at the IC My Future open house. Remember, the more information you get now, the easier it will be to make decisions that will achieve the brightest future for you!
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/20/2013
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Do you have questions about planning your retirement, your eligibility to retire, retirement income options, social security benefits, health care in retirement, volunteer opportunities, etc.? If so, you’ll want to stop by IC My Future, a retirement planning open house being held next month. The open house will bring available resources together in one setting to help assist you in planning for your retirement and to help answer your retirement-related questions. And remember, the more information you get now, the easier it will be to make decisions that will achieve the brightest future for you!
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/13/2013
The Office of Human Resources would like to present to faculty and staff our new Work/Life Mission Series. This series focuses on the mission of preventive health with a goal towards total wellness through sets of workshops. The first workshop sequence in the Mission Series is MISSION: NUTRITION. This sequence of workshops will explore total wellness through healthy eating!
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/04/2013
Join Ted Kelly, the Community Outreach contact from ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions, as he presents about ways to avoid these emergencies, and what to do if one happens to you. Ted will also be giving an overview of how ClearPoint can help, and will have a fun, interactive money quiz to find out how much you know about managing your money!
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Contributed by Julie Tinkham on 03/04/2013
Application Due Dates Are Changing for Dependent Tuition Remission
In an effort to better align the educational benefits application process with the financial aid process, we are changing the application due dates for Dependent Tuition Remission. Applications for incoming freshmen, or transfer students should be submitted no later than November 1st, for the upcoming academic year. Applications for returning students should be submitted by May 1st for the upcoming academic year.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/01/2013
Our Go Red for Women, Heart Healthy campaign helped to raise awareness about the #1 killer of women, heart disease and it was a great success! On the first Friday of the month we gave out MORE THAN 600 GO RED FOR WOMEN PINS to anyone wearing red on campus. It was great way to spread awareness and support for heart health! We received 15 awesome Wear Red Friday photos, 11 delicious heart healthy eligible recipes, 10 beautifully decorated red dress cut outs and we are now pleased to announce our winners:
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Contributed by Robin Davis on 02/28/2013
Staff Council, in conjunction with the Office of Human Resources, would like to remind benefit-eligible staff to review Paid Time Away (PTA) balances in Parnassus Employee Self-Service. Reviewing balances now will allow ample time to plan the use of vacation before new annual grants are applied on June 1st. To see balances, go to Parnassus:
Self Service Time> Create Timecard and click on "Show PTA Balances”
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/22/2013
You’ve designed, decorated and submitted your red dresses in support of our Go Red for Women campaign; now it’s time to VOTE! Please take a moment to vote for your favorite red dress design on February 25, 2013 from 10:30 until 1:00 in the North Foyer, Campus Center. The red dress with the most votes will win a great heart healthy prize!
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/20/2013
Join Stephanie Piech, Sustainability Coordinator for Ithaca Dining Services, on a tour of the Terrace Dining Hall’s Food Lab and Simple Servings Station. This tour will include an introduction to the Food Lab and Simple Servings Station as well as a presentation about additional places to find unique and nutritious options elsewhere on campus.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/18/2013
Don’t forget to submit the following for a chance to win!
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/15/2013
All February long, Ithaca College has been promoting heart health with our Go Red for Women campaign in support of American Heart Month. Friday, February 22nd will mark the last Friday of the month and the deadline for our challenge submissions, so remember to wear your RED! If you haven’t submitted your decorated red dress, your heart healthy recipe and/or your “Wear Red” Friday photos, February 22nd is the day to do it!
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Have you entered into our February, Go Red for Women heart healthy recipe challenge yet? Enter your favorite heart healthy recipe for a chance to win. Recipes are due by February 22nd and winners will be announced March 1st. All eligible recipes will be included in an online cookbook.
The recipe below is from one of the great recipe books from the American Heart Association, one of the many prizes for our month long challenges. Submit yours today!
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/08/2013
Go Red for Women Challenge Photo Galleries are here!
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One-on-One with Aetna
The Office of Human Resources recognizes the importance of accessibility to your benefit vendors. To accomplish this, our Aetna Representative, Denise Dolinsky is available on campus each month to answer any questions you may have on how to use the Aetna Medical plans, your HSA, or specific questions related to Aetna coverage, claims, providers, etc.
Meetings with Denise are held in Human Resources between 11:00am-1pm the following Tuesday’s in February, March & April.
To schedule a meeting, contact Human Resources at 274-8000 or email@example.com.
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