Did you know that September is National Recovery Month? This health observance is dedicated to raising the awareness and understanding of mental illness and substance use issues and celebrating those who have overcome them. Continue reading
September is Healthy Aging Month, and Health Net wants to remind you that there is no cap on age when it comes to reinventing yourself. In fact, a change in career, involvement in new sport or interest in a hobby helps your mind and body stay active and vibrant at any age. Continue reading
Mental health is an integral and essential component of health. Health Net understands this and is partnering with myStrength to offer you complimentary access to myStrength.com as a Health Net member.
myStrength is excited to announce the release of a new suite of wellness activities, called “Mindfulness.” Continue reading
You are probably used to hearing news about the Zika virus by now. Here is a reminder on the basic information and precautions to take, along with current advisories from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continue reading
The American Heart Association’s Heart Walk 2016 is fast approaching. Here’s what you need to know for walking success. Continue reading
Health 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
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local vaccination requirements for daycare and school entry are important for maintaining high vaccination coverage rates, and in turn, lower rates of vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs). Therefore, state laws establish vaccination requirements for school children and daycare facilities. It is important to keep a record of your child’s vaccination record for when your child returns to daycare or school. Continue reading
Health Net providing access to essential prescriptions during and after the emergency
Health Net is taking steps to help ensure that Health Net members who have lost their homes or been evacuated due to the recent major wildfires in three California counties have access to essential prescription medications, critical Health Net information and other services to help them cope with grief, loss, stress or trauma.
Sunscreen isn’t optional. Long gone are the days when slathering on zinc was reserved for beach days or when heading to an amusement park. We now know that sunscreen must be part of your daily skincare routine. Even when working in an office. Even when you’re kicking it at home. And, yes, even for your children at school on a cloudy day (which, no doubt, takes Herculean efforts on your part). The reason, as we’ve come to learn, has everything to do with the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays and the risk of skin cancer. Continue reading
Is it a cold or the flu? Taking charge of your health is especially important this time of the year. The cold & flu season is approaching, and it is essential to learn about cold & flu prevention techniques and treatments. Understanding the difference between the cold & flu symptoms helps treatment work quicker at ending your symptoms.
Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar based class to help educate individuals on the cold & flu. Continue reading