It’s time to get revved up for planting season. Research shows that foods that are homegrown are likely to have more nutrients, and the people eating them are more likely to make better food choices as a result of the effort. 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
Preteen Vaccine Week takes place once a year in February. 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
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