Preteen Vaccine Week takes place once a year in February. Continue reading
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
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
It’s National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week this January 23-29. We wanted to educate you about opioids, a medication that’s most commonly prescribed for pain relief. Continue reading
If you’re a woman, are you up-to-date on your Pap test screenings for cervical cancer? If you aren’t sure, consider these facts:
If you pay attention to dietary headlines, you’ve probably heard the fuss over foods with added sugars. And you might wonder: How could something so deliciously sweet be so potentially bad for your health?
Health Net recently received the American Heart Association’s (AHA) coveted Gold-level recognition award as a 2016 Fit-Friendly Worksite. This is Health Net’s second Gold-level honor in a row acknowledging the wealth of activities and resources our organization offers for getting fit, eating healthy and staying well. Continue reading
It’s that time of year again when we vow to make improvements in ourselves – lose weight, stop smoking, get fit. But what about our finances? If the holiday season left you with some unwanted debt, it’s time to think about getting fit financially.
Whether we want to lose weight, work more effectively or just get the laundry done, we’re all in need of a little motivation now and then. These days we all wear so many hats, both at home and in the workplace, that it’s easy to lose motivation for even the simplest tasks. Here are a few suggestions for keeping yourself at the top of your game. Continue reading
As we continue into the 21st century, mobile applications, or apps, are playing an increasingly important role in the daily lives of individuals of all ages. Many use this mobile technology to track their health and activities – generating the potential to be used in concert with other health-promoting strategies. Continue reading