Get a flu shot – not the flu!

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Think you’re immune to the flu? Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread it to others. If you don’t want to get a flu shot to protect yourself, then please get one to protect others. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention estimates that flu-related hospitalizations and deaths, since 2010, have ranged from 152,000 to 766,000.   Continue reading

Preparing your workforce for a natural disaster

Sharing reform news with your clientsAs we’ve seen over the past few months, natural disasters can arrive unexpectedly or with merely a few days’ notice. When evaluating their preparedness programs, companies need to be sure to ask the right questions to ensure the safety of employees and the continuity of business operations. Continue reading

Arizona Small Group benefit and rate updates for 2018

Grandfathered Health Net plans Small Group 2.0 is brought to you by Health Net of Arizona, Inc. and Health Net Life Insurance Company (Health Net). Small Group 2.0 for 2018 gives you more of what sells with new designs and all-time favorites. Here’s how we’re making it easy for your clients to renew or buy Health Net for the first time: Continue reading

How to love exercise when you hate working out

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You know you need to exercise. You know it helps you sleep better, gives you more energy, improves your mood and helps maintain your weight. But you can’t stand working out! Continue reading

October is Breast Cancer awareness month – for women and men; do you know your risk?

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What is breast cancer? At what age should one begin breast cancer screenings? What increases the risk of breast cancer? The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) can tell you what you need to know.

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

woman thinking Mental Illness Awareness Week is Oct. 1-7, 2017. Each year, the first week of October provides an opportunity to fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care.

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Addressing workplace bullying

Businesspeople bullying a colleague at officeBullies are not just found in the school yard or playground. Sadly, childhood bullies often grow into adult bullies, bringing their destructive tendencies into the workplace. In fact, 60 million Americans are affected by workplace bullying, according to the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI). Continue reading

October webinar to discuss the importance of probiotics

Breakfast-Fruit-Fruits-Fig-Yogurt_jpgProbiotic supplements have been a growing trend among health-conscious consumers for the better part of a decade. But what exactly are probiotics and why are they important for your health? To that end, what is a prebiotic and how is it different from a probiotic? Continue reading

Pharmacy Creditability – Employer required notice to employees

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Health Net is mailing an important reminder to employer groups about a CMS notice they must provide their employees by October 15, 2017: Pharmacy plan creditable coverage. 

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Prostate cancer – to monitor or treat?

Doctor and male patientCancer is in the news every day. Here is some information about prostate cancer that your clients may find useful.

 
Every year, more than 160,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among American men.  Continue reading