What Parents Should Know About Well-Baby Checkups

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Unless your baby is feeling sick, you may not think it is important for them to see their pediatrician. But as a parent, you can prevent issues from occurring in the first place. One of the best ways to ensure that you protect your baby from illness is to visit your pediatrician for routine wellness checkups. Continue reading

Talk About Your Medicines Month

10.18.17October is Talk About Your Medicines Month — an opportunity to learn about the medications you take and how they may promote better health outcomes. The key to being an empowered healthcare consumer is to be proactive in asking questions to seek clarity and get the information you need. Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month — a time to raise awareness of breast cancer prevention and the value of early screening and detection. Breast cancer is a common fear among women, and knowledge is the best weapon against fear. Continue reading

Celebrating Health Literacy Month

10.4.17

We are celebrating Health Literacy Month — a time to promote the importance of understandable health information. Health literacy refers to how well an individual can obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. Health information can include any of the topics we chat and chew about on this blog, resources and tools available within our Member Portal and essential health-related materials such as prescription bottles or appointment slips. Continue reading

Women’s Health and Fitness Day

9.27.17

We started 2017 with tips on getting annual wellness checkups and throughout the year focused on health issues that affect women. As we near the end of the year, it is only fitting that we celebrate Women’s Health and Fitness Day set for today, September 27, 2017.  So let’s chat and chew about this very important event. Continue reading