Expectations Filled With Hope

While we shared memorable moments at events with friends and family in 2008, almost all of us will look back at 2008 as a year when we survived numerous personal challenges — not only those that come with aging, but periods of stress and/or...

Do You Suffer From Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a disorder that occurs when a person’s breathing is briefly interrupted during sleep. Breathing pauses can last between 10 to 20 seconds and can occur frequently during the night. Chronic sleep deprivation from sleep apnea causes...

Are You at Risk for Diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, the hormone needed to convert sugar, starches, and other food into the basic fuel for the cells in the body. The cause of diabetes is unknown, although genetic and...

The Importance of Keeping Current

The Retirees Department receives many inquiries from people who are having problems receiving annuity checks, Federal Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) information, 1099R tax forms, and other important retirement benefit documents.

‘Sister Study’ Update

The nation’s largest ongoing research project on the causes of breast cancer is still searching for sisters.