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Welcome to the Health Newsletter filled with informative topics, company links, healthy tips, recipes, and more. We are delighted to bring this information to you in this interactive newsletter.  Education is the key to your health!



May is Disability Month:
-   57% of working adults report have no private wheelchair-man-windows.jpg
    disability insurance
- For every 17 working Americans 1 is disabled 
- Many employees believe their odds of becoming 
   disabled for at least 4 months are 1%
- More than 25% of today's 20-year-olds will become disabled before they retire
- 65% of employees could not pay their bills for more than a year without an income
- The average group long term disability claims lasts 2.6 years
       Top 5 Causes of new long term disability claims in 2012
   Muscle/Bone Disorders - 28.5                    Cancer - 14.6%
   Accidents  10.6%                                           Mental Disorders - 8.9%
   Cardiovascular - 8.2%                                   All others - 29.2%
Fooducate Phone App:
What It Is: This grocery-store navigator aims to help people better analyze food labels and get key information without swimming through unnecessary details.
Why It's Cool: The app allows users to scan items right in the store and will highlight the product's positive and negative attributes. It grades each item based on its "healthiness," and will even offer up a healthier alternative if one is available.
Cost: Free ("Plus" version $3.99) Available for iOS and Android.
Get the App Here!
Chicken and Strawberry Salad
Salad Ingredients:      
- 4 cups torn romaine lettuce
- 4 cups arugula      
- 2 cups quartered strawberries
1/3 cup vertically sliced red onion      
- 12 ounces skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast, sliced 
- 2 tablespoons unsalted cashews, halved   
- 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
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Thank you in advance for taking the time to read this newsletter- we hope you found it helpful. What topics would you like to see in the future? Do you have any healthy recipes that you would like to share? Please email responses.
First Mid Insurance Group is a full line insurance agency. Contact us for all your insurance needs.
Laura Ferry
First Mid Insurance Group
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