Watertree Health MVP Spotlight: Catherine Blake

 Continuing Series…Catherine Blake, who covers northern Nevada and northeastern California, is a star Service Rep who has been with Watertree Health since 2010, making her one of the longest-standing team members.She is a mother of two grown boys and has had many interesting adventures, including sailing around the Pacific for two years when her sons…

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Open Enrollment: Close the Gap?

By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health… Open enrollment is starting again next month, but the time period has changed dramatically: it now only runs from November 1st – December 15th, compared to January 31st in previous years. What probably won’t change is the gap between adequate health insurance and affordability.As the new plan year starts, it…

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Help Break the Cycle of Poor Health

By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health… 1 in 8 Americans (that’s 46 million people!) don’t have enough food or are forced to choose less expensive foods that are less nutritious. For adults, this may lead to Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and obesity. For children, it’s harder to learn and grow on an…

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Step Up on Social Issues

By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health… There was a great article in the August 29, 2017 issue of The New York Times titled: “No Politician, Apple’s Chief Says Step Up.” Tim Cook stated that government isn’t working at the speed that it once was, so businesses and all other areas of society need to step up.This…

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In Search of Your Purpose

Originally published in Huffington Post 7/5/17  By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health, and Lisa Chau, Communications Manager of Watertree Health…This year, Tim Cook gave the commencement speech at MIT. The famous CEO of Apple admitted to a sea of new graduates and their families that it took him about 15 years to find his purpose. He kept searching…

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Watertree Health MVP Spotlight: Elaine Price

Continuing Series…Elaine Price, who lives in Jacksonville, Florida and works in South Georgia and Northeast & Central Florida, is an incredibly kind, passionate and dedicated Representative who we’re so proud to announce as our MVP.  Elaine’s commitment to the Company’s mission to help other people, especially through our nonprofit programs, is one of many reasons…

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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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In Loving Memory of David B. Price

Watertree Health® remembers David B. Price, an outstanding Service Rep, who passed away on October 26, 2016 at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. He was a loving husband to Elaine Price, with whom he had five children and seven grandchildren.Thank you to Elaine Price for her incredible strength and determination, carrying on the work that…

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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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