Genetic Testing

Direct-to-consumer versus clinical genetic tests: What you need to know

Why genetic testing? Learn about where your ancestors came from and their ethnicities. Determine whether you are biologically related to another person. Estimate your genetic risk of developing common diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Detect mutations associated with genetic diseases, such as sickle cell anemia or cystic fibrosis. There is a wide range of reasons individuals…

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Veteran Hiring

Benefits of Hiring Our Veterans

Article originally published on MFed Inform. Veterans, as a talent pool, are often overlooked as they transition to civilian employment. Employers may not understand how to translate their experience and skillsets into nonmilitary roles or how to offer support to our veterans as they experience that evolution in their careers. Magellan Federal has a long legacy…

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Support for PTSD in the Military

Article originally published on MFed Inform. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an increasingly important topic and issue within the U.S. military, across all Services. With thousands of counselors around the globe providing health and wellness care on military installations, Magellan Federal has a wealth of knowledge on PTSD and we would like to raise awareness…

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Military Spouse

Benefits of Hiring Military Spouses

With a rich history of providing service and support to Warriors, Veterans, and their families, Magellan Federal is fortunate to attract and employ talent who have served our country or who have family members who have served. Here’s why Magellan Federal is fully committed to hiring military spouses. Employment Challenges for Military Spouses Deployments and…

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Magellan is proud to support the new 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.

The new 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is here

The new 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline launched on July 16, 2022. With 988, it’s now easier than ever for anyone experiencing mental health-related distress–whether that is thoughts of suicide, a mental health or substance use crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress–to seek immediate help. The new 988 dialing code operates through the…

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Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) waiting in line outside of a theatre.

Raising awareness of BIPOC mental health and ending stigma

Magellan Healthcare is a proud supporter of BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month in July. BIPOC is an acronym for Black, Indigenous and People of Color that aims to empower groups formerly identified as “minority” or “marginalized.” In this post, we’ll discuss BIPOC mental health and barriers to care. You can learn more by watching a…

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8 signs social media is hurting a child and 8 tips to help

More than half of the world’s population–4.55 billion people–currently uses social media.[1] Of children in the U.S., 84% aged 13-18 and 38% aged 8-12 use social media.[2] We spend an average of 2 hours and 27 minutes each day on social media.[1]  Whether we need it or not, it’s safe to say that social media…

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