Oh, Baby! Childbirth classes help new and seasoned moms

Cape Town, South Africa

Congratulations – you’re expecting a child. Whether it’s your first or your fourth, there’s much to do to prepare yourself and your family for the birth of a newborn. Setting up the nursery, deciding on cord banking, figuring out childcare – the list can seem endless. Continue reading

Being on Guard

Hospitals are a place of healing, so why do some people end up sicker for having gone?

It’s hard to believe, but hospitals have become a place where you can pick up an infection. While hospitals are generally very safe, and the best place to go when sick or injured, it’s important to know that there is some risk of getting a hospital-acquired infection (HAI) while you’re receiving care and treatment. 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

New Chronic Pain Module Coming to myStrength Beginning February 1, 2017

Despite living in a culture where we seek better nutrition, an active lifestyle and a renewed sense of well-being, nearly 100 million of us suffer from chronic pain every year.1 In fact, chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. For those who suffer with chronic pain, the condition results in: Continue reading