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November is National Diabetes Month


Diabetes occurs when blood sugar (glucose) is too high. It affects over 37 million Americans, and the incidence increases as the population ages and people become heavier. Type 2 diabetes is the most common [...]

November is National Diabetes Month2023-11-09T16:50:58-05:00

Breast Cancer Awareness Month


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.  Breast cancer is the most common cancer detected in women, other than skin cancer. Screening and [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month2023-10-05T13:20:38-04:00

Back to School


Back to school can be an exciting time, reconnecting with old friends, making new friends, extracurricular activities, and of course, learning new skills. But it can also bring up challenges for young people and their [...]

Back to School2023-09-07T16:13:48-04:00

The Benefits of Friendship


Everyone’s lives are busy. Work, kids, family commitments, and many other things keep us from spending time with friends. The pandemic and social distancing also put a dent in people’s ability to socialize and maintain [...]

The Benefits of Friendship2023-08-01T09:29:40-04:00

View the highlights from our latest 5K event


Dear plan participants, The Local 4 Health and Welfare Plan recently held its 2023 5K at Medway High School. Thank you to all our members for joining us for this exciting event. Every year, the [...]

View the highlights from our latest 5K event2023-07-18T15:03:52-04:00

The Benefits of Being Outdoors


Nice weather is finally here and what better time to be outdoors than when the sun is shining, and the temperatures are warm. Spending time outdoors has many benefits for both your mind and your [...]

The Benefits of Being Outdoors2023-07-11T12:58:51-04:00

Summer Skin Safety


Summer’s here. And while that means beach, barbeques, and outdoor fun, it also means sunglasses, sunscreen and hats that protect you from sun damage. Who needs sunscreen? Everyone over age 6 months, no matter their [...]

Summer Skin Safety2023-06-21T18:32:30-04:00