May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

Chronic Pain ManagementEvery year, millions of people are affected by several types of mental health conditions.1 Since mental health is a much needed part of your overall health, we partnered with myStrength to give you free access to their online program.

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Don’t Snooze on National Sleep Awareness Week

Couple sleeping in bed. The sleeping couple relax in the bed. night timeMarch 11-17 is National Sleep Awareness Week. On the surface, it may seem that sleep awareness is a mild condition. Why devote an entire week to it? But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention1, there is a problem. More than a third of adults in the United States are sleep deprived on a regular basis.

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Health Net Helping California Members During State of Emergency

The California governor’s state of emergency includes: Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Glen, Humboldt, Lake, Los Angeles, Marin, Mendocino, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Mateo, Santa Barbara,Santa Clara, Shasta, Sonoma, Tehama, Trinity, Ventura, and Yolo Counties.

Flooded road in San Mateo County, California February 2017

 

Health Net is providing help in 25 California counties affected by the recent severe winter storms.  This assistance is combined with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s declared state of emergency.

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March Wellness Webinar: Healthy Challenges: Ready, Set, Goals!

exercise_spinning classHow many times have you tried to make a healthy change as a new year’s resolution and not made it past the first two weeks – or even two days? Many times, the hardest part is keeping momentum after taking that first step.

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Fitness 101: How to Begin and Maintain an Exercise Routine That Lasts

Before starting any new exercise program be sure to check with your doctor.

Starting a fitness routine is one of the best things you can do for your health. How many times have you heard that? There’s no doubt we all want increased energy, stronger immune systems, improved sleep, and reduced stress. It’s why many of us start each New Year with those same goals to lose weight and get in shape.

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Have a Heart Challenge Begins February 2019

group-heart-hug-300x200-300x200The Have a Heart Challenge is a great way to jump-start a healthier lifestyle in 2019. This challenge helps you focus on these heart-healthy steps: eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains, as well as getting physical activity. The challenge begins on February 1. Continue reading

Teen Vaping: Separating Fact from Fiction

Teenage years are critical years. It’s the time when children have huge amounts of cognitive and emotional growth. And when they begin to have strong opinions and find new skills and interests. One of the more popular interests among some teens is the use of e-cigarettes, more commonly known as vaping.

Smoking E-Cigarette

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