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Making Time for Men’s Health

Posted by on Jun 17, 2021 in Access, Health and Wellness

Staying active, eating nutritious foods, and getting plenty of rest can help to live a healthy lifestyle. It is also important for men to make time for routine and preventive care to stay healthy and help detect and treat diseases early. According to a survey conducted for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 15% of men are in fair or poor physical health (1). For some men, this may be due to lifestyle behaviors and a tendency to avoid medical care.

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The New Work-Life Balance

Posted by on Jun 8, 2021 in Health and Wellness, Mental Health

Whether working at home, returning to an office or job site, or somewhere in between, the professional environment is continually evolving. When the line between career and home life becomes blurred, some people may find themselves working in lieu of taking a lunch break or into the evening. For some, working longer hours can become a normal daily routine—even something to take pride in. Allowing work to intersect with personal time may be unsustainable and start to cause stress which can have a negative impact on mood, resiliency, and mental wellness.

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Sutter Walk-In Care Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations

Posted by on Jun 1, 2021 in Access, COVID-19

According to the latest data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 55 percent of Californians have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and nearly 42 percent are fully vaccinated. This is significant progress in moving toward broad community vaccination in the state.

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Well-Woman Care

Posted by on May 20, 2021 in Access, Health and Wellness

By June of last year, 41% of adults said they delayed or avoided medical care due to safety concerns related to COVID-19, with women delaying routine care more often than men (1). It’s important to keep up with routine and preventive care, which can help detect health issues early and reduce risk for chronic diseases and certain cancers.

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In the Community: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Big Climb

Posted by on May 18, 2021 in Community

This month, Sutter Health Plus and Sutter Health Plan Partnerships & Products employees, their families, and friends came together virtually to participate in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Big Climb event. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting blood cancer in the world. The LLS’s mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

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An Update on COVID-19 Vaccinations

Posted by on May 17, 2021 in Access, COVID-19

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents age 12 through 15. This is yet another positive step in bringing our communities closer to the end of the pandemic.

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Sutter Health Named Top-Performing U.S. Health System

Posted by on May 13, 2021 in Network, News, Quality

As a provider-sponsored health plan, Sutter Health Plus is pleased to share IBM Watson Health recently announced its 2021 Fortune Media/IBM Watson Health Top Health Systems award winners, recognizing Sutter Health for helping provide high-quality care at a lower total cost.

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