Text4baby Surpasses “One Million Users” Milestone

Text4Baby_social mediaText4baby, a free mobile information service that promotes both maternal and child health, reached an important milestone recently.

Since launching in 2010, Text4baby has proudly supported more than 1 million users – giving moms (and dads and partners) across the country important health and safety information, beginning with pregnancy and lasting through a baby’s first year.

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Webinar: Matters of the Heart – Learning the Signs, Symptoms and Prevention of Heart Disease

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Improving the cardiovascular health of all Americans and reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke are primary goals of the American Heart Association (AHA). This May, Health Net is partnering with the AHA to present a live call/webinar titled Matters of the Heart: Learning the Signs, Symptoms and Prevention of Heart Disease.

The Webinar will help you learn the warning signs of a heart attack and stroke, and how to manage blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, and weight to decrease risk for heart disease.

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Rethinking Drinking

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Many of us enjoy a drink now and then, but drinking too much can endanger your health and safety, as well as the safety of others. National Alcohol Awareness Month is a good opportunity to start “rethinking your drinking.” Continue reading

Finding that Elusive Work-Life Balance

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Most of us feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. We are constantly juggling the demands of work and home to try to keep up. Add in the pervasive nature of technology, and many employees feel that they are “on duty” 24/7. How then to strike the right balance to achieve and maintain work-life balance?

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Quit For Life

group-heart-hug-300x200-300x200February is National Heart Month – a great time for you to quit smoking and to show your heart some love.

When you do, the benefits start right away. According to the American Lung Association, 20 minutes after your last cigarette, your heart rate begins to return to normal.1 Continue reading