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 employees 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

Diabetes can be controlled

ThinkstockPhotos_Diabetes-Story-300x200The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released its annual National Diabetes Statistics Report, and the results remind us that better education about the symptoms and treatment for the disease is needed. The information shared here may be of value to your employees.

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FOR OREGON/WASHINGTON: Enhanced access to commercial group agreement (plan contract) and evidence of coverage (EOC) now available on Health Net’s website

jeune-femme-poste-de-travail_jpgHealth Net’s website has been updated so employers and brokers can access the commercial Plan Contract and EOC.

The new online access is available at the same time the documents are mailed to employers.

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Enjoy a safe July 4 celebration

HN 4th of July_girl with flag_627048Here’s some information your employees may find helpful in planning for a safe and fun Independence Day.

This weekend, as I gear up for Fourth of July festivities, I remind myself just how important it is to celebrate safely. While fireworks are a staple of July 4 celebrations and are spectacular to look at with your loved ones, they need to be handled properly to avoid injury. Continue reading

Local farmers markets serve up treasures

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From farm to table.

It’s a popular phrase nowadays that makes anything it’s referring to sound better. You just know that honey straight from a nearby farm is going to be tasty. The same goes for any of the plentiful, in-season produce that’s brought right from the field to you at a farmers market. Continue reading

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 a primary goal 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.  Continue reading

Questions to ask an assisted-living facility

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Many of your employees may be at the stage in life where they are taking care of their parents. Health Net put the following article together to help your employees figure out how to best support the people who have supported them all their lives.  Continue reading