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.

Your employees may find the information in this article to be helpful.

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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 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