Melon season starts around May and lasts through September. Watermelon, cantaloupe, and honeydew are quintessential summer fruits that are staples in many households during summer.
Each April, we honor National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) to stress why vaccines for children are needed. Continue reading
Your heart works hard for you, so it’s a good idea to show it some love back. Doing so can prevent major health problems down the road.
It doesn’t take a lot of time or an expensive gym membership, either. Simply commit to a healthy lifestyle using the tips below, and you’ll be on the way to beating heart disease and stroke.
You’ve just spent a day in the outdoors, and your skin feels tender and hot. You arrive home to see sunburn revealing itself in the mirror, and wince because your fun day came with more than just nice memories. Continue reading
It’s a situation that most people find themselves in during their life. You need support with your aging parent. Your parent needs to feel independent. Continue reading
The Art of Mindfulness Part III: Whole Health Applications is the third and final installment of Health Net’s mindfulness webinar series. This tool builds on our previous two webinars that introduced the basics of mindfulness and the healthy advantages of mindful eating. Continue reading
It’s time for the break up. You and excess sodium. It will be tough, and there will be some grainy spots. But guaranteed you’ll be happier – and healthier – in the long run. Continue reading
Just getting started with a new Health Net health plan? Have questions about next steps? Find the answers you’re looking for with Health Net 101 videos and handouts!
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