The Dangers of Excess Stress

Originally published in Huffington Post 6/6/17  By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health, and Lisa Chau, Communications Manager of Watertree Health…Current uncertainty about the economy, government and health care is enough to send stress levels into overdrive. Under perceived threat, the brain’s hypothalamus prompts adrenal glands to release hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol. The Mayo…

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Take the Glamour Out of Suicide

Originally published in Huffington Post 5/2/17  By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health, and Lisa Chau, Communications Manager of Watertree Health…Last year, we warned that Skyrocketing Suicide Rates Could Become a Public Health Epidemic. The number of girls 10 to 14 years old who committed suicide tripled from 1999 to 2014.This year, the topic re-surfaces with…

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Allergy Numbers Swell

Originally published in Huffington Post 4/4/17By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health, and Lisa Chau, Communications Manager of Watertree Health…Ragweed sensitivity rose 15% from 2005 to 2009 according to Quest Diagnostics blood tests to detect allergies. Asthma prevalence increased by 17% according to federal data from 2001 through mid-2012. In 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection…

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Watertree Health MVP Spotlight: John Modispacher

Continuing Series…April marks John Modispacher’s one-year anniversary with Watertree Health® and his newly achieved status as MVP! John lives and works in western Washington, helping his community afford their medications through our free Prescription Discount Card benefitting Make-A-Wish®.Prior to joining the Company, John worked in sales for about 13 years, selling insurance through private in-home…

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Eat for Peak Performance

Originally published in Huffington Post 3/7/17  Guest blog by Shane Power, President of Watertree Health… At Mississippi State University, I was a member of the All-SEC Men’s basketball team. I then played professionally for Italy’s Top Division, Teramo Basket and Reggio Calabria. All of this would not have been possible without endless practice and disciplined eating habits….

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Heart Disease is a Bigger Threat to Women than Cancer

Originally published in Huffington Post 2/7/17 By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health, and Lisa Chau, Communications Manager of Watertree Health…Females may have cardiovascular disease and not know it! Carrie Fisher’s heart attack a few months ago reminds us that heart disease affects women and men. The beloved actress passed away at the age of 60. Many…

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Winning at the Resolutions Game

Originally published in Huffington Post 1/10/17 By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health, and Lisa Chau, Communications Manager of Watertree Health…Happy 2017!By now, many of you have decided this will be the year you get healthy by losing weight, exercising more, stopping smoking or maybe following your prescription schedule. You will make conscious choices to modify…

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Watertree Health MVP Spotlight: Jeff Shellito

Continuing Series…Jeff Shellito, who lives in Los Angeles, has been a Watertree Health® Representative for almost 4 years. This January, we’re celebrating this milestone and recognizing him as MVP! Not only has he become one of the top 10 Reps, but he has also grown his passion for helping people afford their medications and helping…

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Why Nonprofits Matter

Originally published in Huffington Post 12/6/16 By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health, and Lisa Chau, Communications Manager of Watertree Health…Nonprofit organizations have a long history of addressing issues not tackled by the government; problems that have become their causes: homelessness, poverty, hunger, climate change, education, animal cruelty, gender inequality, etc. They can be local or…

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Watertree Health MVP Spotlight: Gladys Trasorras

Continuing Series…Gladys Trasorras was born in Queens, NY and raised in Miami, FL. She is a loving mother to her 3-year old daughter, Brianna, and seventeen-year-old son, Nathan, who is getting ready to go to college. This December, we celebrate Gladys’ one-year anniversary with Watertree Health® along with her accomplishment as MVP. She has risen…

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