Do you want to know one of the scariest things about trick-or-treating? It’s this: On average, kids are twice as likely to be hit by a car and seriously injured or killed on Halloween as on any other day of the year, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. Continue reading
You have a chronic cough. But you don’t have other symptoms that would suggest something more — such as wheezing, shortness of breath or tightness in the chest.. Continue reading
Now is the time for your senior student to check out colleges and make a choice. While this is an exciting time, it’s also one that encompasses more than just academics. Continue reading
The National Business Group on Health recently honored Health Net, Inc. with the 2017 Innovation in Advancing Health Equity Award.
Health Net received the award for its ongoing commitment to advancing health equity in the community, reducing health care disparities and helping employees and their families achieve optimal health and well-being in California. Continue reading
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
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
All children – regardless of immigration status – will now be eligible for Medi-Cal health benefits.
For the first time, health care coverage is on its way to approximately 170,000 low-income children in California whose immigration status is undocumented.
As of May 1, 2016, children under 19 years old will be eligible for full-scope Medi-Cal health benefits regardless of their immigration status. Continue reading
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Health Net hopes women will use this post as a reminder to discuss – based on history and lifestyle – the right plan for their breast health care. According to the American Cancer Society, all women should have a yearly mammogram after forty years old. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Grade A advice
It’s that time of year-kids are heading off to college. Though exciting, some kids may find themselves feeling homesick and struggling to make new friends. In addition, newfound freedom may entice your child to experiment with alcohol. With the opportunity of a new adventure comes a few cautionary tips. Before your child hits the books, there are lessons to be learned. Here are five things to teach your college student before he or she leaves home:
Are immunizations on your employees’ back-to-school checklists? Maybe they should be! It’s no coincidence that August’s National Immunization Awareness Month coincides with back-to-school season. With the fall semester looming large, parents nationwide are scrambling to complete their checklists. Continue reading