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UT SELECT Prescription Aggregate Drug Data: September 1, 2008 – August 31, 2009

UT SELECT Medical for benefits eligible employees, retirees and dependents includes prescription benefits administered by Medco Health Solutions, Incorporated. View data for UT SELECT prescription drug costs defined by the type of therapeutic sub-chapter, prescriptions by plan cost, and by cost per specialty drug. View data for UT SELECT prescription drug costs.

Retirement Corner

Understanding Your Savings and Taxes

The last thing you’d want to see—after working hard and saving diligently—is your money eaten up by taxes when you retire. By saving in an appropriate retirement account, whether you're years away from retiring or it's just around the corner, you may be able to reduce the potential tax impact. Read more about some of the choices to consider when planning your retirement and tax situation.

Wellness Wise

5 Diet Resolutions for New Year

Why overhaul your diet in a day when you can take small steps over time - and still reach your diet goals! Are you making bold resolutions on January 1 to "eat right" -- whatever that means? Stop trying to overhaul your entire diet in a day! Resolve to think small and you can reach any diet goal -- one focused step at a time. Here are some choices to consider.

New Year, New You: 16 Top Health Tips

Resolve to make 2010 your healthiest year ever with these tips from our nation’s top doctors for head-to-toe wellness.

The holidays are over, every last crumb of pie is long gone, and it’s time to focus on your health. For 2009, WebMD asked leading U.S. physicians and medical experts for their top health to-dos. Read on for the resolutions they recommend we have on our lists all year long. Why not start with these simple tips?

Healthy holiday tip of the Month

Soups May Help Cut Calories

Working on weight management in 2010? Make a meal of soup. The high water content and low energy density make it naturally filling. Be careful! Soups that are cream-based are loaded with calories. Choose soups that have lean meat or beans along with veggies and broth. Soup is on! Learn how to prepare these easy and quick meals!

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