Health Net Earns 2017 Innovation in Advancing Health Equity Award

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The National Business Group on Health recently honored Health Net, Inc. with the 2017 Innovation in Advancing Health Equity Award.

Health Net received the award for its ongoing commitment to advancing health equity in the community, reducing health care disparities and helping employees and their families achieve optimal health and well-being in California. Continue reading

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

Webinar: The Art of Mindfulness Part I: Introduction

Mindfulness has been a very popular trend for the past couple of years, and has been endorsed through research and celebrities as an effective answer to the demands of modern life.To introduce the meaning behind this simple yet powerful practice, Health Net is offering a live call/webinar titled The Art of Mindfulness Part I: Introduction. Continue reading

Sept. 21 Webinar: Don’t Lose Sleep Over Stress!

sleeping-iStock_000005993582Small-300x199Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar based class on Wednesday, September 21 that will explain how stress can affect your body and sleep patterns. The monthly webinar is offered to all Health Net members as well as non-Health Net insured individuals. Feel free to share this information with your friends and co-workers! Continue reading

Enjoy the fireworks—and stay safe

This is a fireworks safety post we published for you previously. The information remains the same, and we think it’s worth repeating. Above all, have a safe and happy July 4th holiday!

 

Every year, injuries from fireworks—often burns to the hands and face—send thousands of Americans to hospital emergency departments. And while Independence Day is the most popular time for fireworks, people set them off at other times too, making fireworks a year-round safety concern. Continue reading

Now…What About Those Resolutions?

BLD021527It’s been a little less than two months since you proclaimed your New Year’s resolutions. We hope you’re enjoying the fruits of your labor – whether that means a healthier heart, trimmer waistline or less stress in your life.

 

But what if you’re not? What if you started out thinking it was a good idea to swap Netflix binge-watching for bike riding, but somewhere along the way you found it impossibly hard and baked a chocolate cake for a party of one lost track of your goals? Continue reading

Don’t Be Blind to the Possibility of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is known as the sight-stealing disease for good reason: there are no symptoms and, once vision is gone, it’s really gone. This, of course, makes it a particularly devastating disease.

Statistics found on the Glaucoma Research Foundation website say that more than 60-million people worldwide have Glaucoma, but only half of those people actually know it. Continue reading

Cervical Health Awareness Month: About the HPV Vaccine

cervical health awarenessThe HPV vaccine: A gift to your teen or an open invitation to have sex?

 

About 4,100 women will die from cervical cancer this year. That’s a heartbreaking number considering experts say it doesn’t need to happen.

 

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers we have. The fact is that nearly all cases of it are caused by HPV (human papilloma virus), a virus that as of 2006 (2009 for boys) we have a vaccination for. Continue reading