School is out, which equals no homework and lots of free time. On the last day of school, my son came home jazzed about our upcoming summer plans. But he soon had plans of his own: He immediately picked up his iPad, and then moved to computer games and online videos.
According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), nearly 70 million Americans suffer from a range of sleep problems that can cause potential health risks if not taken seriously. Continued lack of sleep has been linked to diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and heart disease. To help shed light on the subject, Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar-based class on July 19, 2017 Continue reading
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.
When lice invade your child’s scalp, you’ll be itching to get rid of them. Head lice are unpleasant for child and parent but, with a strict treatment plan, this hair-raising situation can be remedied fairly quickly.
I look forward to camping with my family more than any other summer activity. We’ve viewed landscapes in national and state parks all over California and, in doing so, have picked up tips along the way that have made subsequent trips easier, safer and more enjoyable. (How quickly can you say air mattress?)
Mental health is an integral and essential component of health. Health Net understands this and is partnering with myStrength to offer Health Net members complimentary access to myStrength.com.
As summer approaches, it’s time to fire up the barbecue and slather on the sunscreen! It’s also time to discover the benefits that come with quitting tobacco and enjoying life tobacco free. The Quit For Life® program can help you overcome your nicotine addiction for any type of tobacco use.
Text4baby, a free mobile information service that promotes both maternal and child health, reached an important milestone recently.
Dealing with the stress of daily life is no laughing matter. Or, maybe it is: There are actually many health and wellness benefits associated with a good belly laugh.
Taking charge of your health and making informed decisions are important steps toward successful and long-term well-being. In June, Health Net will offer a live call/webinar geared to help increase your awareness of all the wellness resources, tools and support you have available as a Health Net member. The Health Net’s Wellness Tools for Members and Prospective Members webinar can help you begin an active health-oriented routine and send you on your way to living a healthier life.