Over the past few years, many women have put scheduling routine preventive screenings and exams on hold—and some of the impacts are now being seen. One way to help detect serious health issues when they may be most treatable is to schedule an annual well-woman exam.
From virtual work meetings to video chats with family and friends, people are embracing new ways to connect with each other. For some, accessing healthcare through a video visit has helped save time and money—especially with the rising cost of gas.
From sporting events to restaurants and celebrations, many adults enjoy an occasional alcoholic beverage during social gatherings. Some people, however, can develop an unhealthy relationship with alcohol for temporary relief from mental health issues, like anxiety and depression.
Sutter Health Plus members can have maintenance medications delivered right to their doorstep with free standard shipping through the CVS Caremark® Mail Service Pharmacy. Signing up is simple and can help save time by avoiding an extra trip to the pharmacy.
Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to many parents postponing their children’s routine checkups and immunizations. It’s essential to protect children’s health by catching up on recommended immunizations and checkups.
It’s common for people to seek ways to improve their health and happiness in the new year. Selecting a few wellness resolutions is the easy part—but staying motivated can be tricky. This year, increase your chances of success by creating a solid plan of action.
Although there’s no proven way to prevent colon cancer, people can take steps each day to protect colorectal health through positive lifestyle choices and getting screened for early detection. Colon cancer, if caught early, is highly treatable and can often be cured with the chance for survival as high as 90%.
If left unmanaged, constant stress can have negative effects on health. Consider making a few positive life changes to address and potentially remove stressors.
When life gets busy, it can be difficult to find time to manage health. Sutter Health Plus members have access to a variety of online tools and resources to help manage their wellness, care, and coverage from home or on-the-go when it’s convenient for their schedule, 24/7.
In addition to remaining vigilant and following public health guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it’s important to protect yourself and those around you from Influenza (flu) and flu-related illness by getting the annual flu vaccine. Sutter Health Plus covers preventive care services, such as the yearly flu vaccine, at no cost share when provided by a participating provider.