March 21 webinar: “Get Healthy with Your Health Net Wellness Programs”

Woman at laptopWhen you take charge of your health and make more informed decisions, you are investing in your long-term health and well-being. Even when you are feeling fine, it’s important to take preventive steps to help manage your health and identify potential health risks. Continue reading

Help your young athlete stay healthy

76767347More American kids are playing sports than ever before. It’s great news—physical activity helps children stay fit and feel good about themselves.

But injuries can happen. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sports and recreation-related injuries are common. They send more than 2.6 million kids age 19 and younger to emergency departments each year. Continue reading

Keep kids safe from poisoning

medication safetyPoison is a real danger for American kids. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 300 children go to an emergency department each day due to poisoning. And every day, two kids die. It’s heartbreaking, but there are ways you can help keep your child safe from potentially poisonous products. Continue reading

Health Net celebrates No One Eats Alone Day at Hamilton Elementary with NFL Hall of Famer and Stockton Mayor

NOEA_Stockton_v1Health Net hosted an assembly in honor of National No One Eats Alone Day, created by the non-profit Beyond Differences. More than 500 students participated in activities teaching them about social isolation and the negative impact it can have on students’ health and academic performance. Continue reading

Your doctor has the flu, so who can you see when you’re feeling under the weather?

Doctor and patientEven doctors get sick now and then. Their medical degree doesn’t immunize them from germs. Nowadays, many healthcare facilities have other professionals you can see for many of your medical needs. These well-educated and trained healthcare professionals can take care of you when your doctor isn’t available – and even when he or she is. Continue reading