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

2018 Open Enrollment: Oregon Individual & Family Plan line-up

Application RemindersHealth Net Health Plan of Oregon, Inc. (Health Net) is further simplifying our Individual & Family Plan portfolio for 2018. We will only be offering a PPO standard Silver and a PPO standard Bronze HSA plan in 2018. We are notifying members so they’re ready for open enrollment.   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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Helping create a culture supporting mental health

biz meeting iStock_000022976091XSmallWe all know that many workers choose to take a “mental health day” from time to time – often for reasons that have very little to do with the state of their mental health. Conversely, some who genuinely need time off to deal with mental health concerns have to hide the reason for fear of jeopardizing their careers. Continue reading