Healthy Heart, Healthy Life

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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.
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Don’t miss our webinar on The Art of Mindfulness Part III

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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

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