USPS: October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to learn more about the disease and efforts to cure it. Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer for American women. Although it is rare, men can get breast cancer, too. Approximately 1 out of every 100 breast cancers diagnosed in the…

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USPS OIG: Potential Postal Service Roles in Health and Wellness

March 11, 2021 (RISC-WP-21-001) There are numerous gaps in the health and wellness services made available to Americans, a problem made more critical as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Several potential partnership opportunities would allow the Postal Service to help play a larger role in bringing health services to underserved areas in the U.S….

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USPS: January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time to learn more about the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve, which can cause vision loss and blindness. According to the National Institutes of Health, the most common type of glaucoma in the United States…

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USPS: Beware of unofficial insurance solicitations

The Postal Service wants employees to use caution when reviewing promotions for Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) alternatives. USPS employees recently began receiving emails from Premier Protection Insurance that offer several alternative FEGLI plans. The plans aren’t associated with the Postal Service and aren’t supported by the Office of Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance,…

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