Health and Wellness

Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted by on Oct 1, 2019 in Feature, Health and Wellness

According to the American Cancer Society, approximately one in eight women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime[1]. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and encourage preventive screenings and care.

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Men’s Health: Preventive and Proactive Measures

Posted by on Aug 29, 2019 in Access, Feature, Health and Wellness

For many men, it can take a near emergency to prompt a trip to the doctor. In fact, men are a third less likely than women to schedule routine preventive care exams and screenings (1). Some wait until health symptoms are persistent before seeking medical care. Others may feel uncomfortable during a regular checkup, fear an unpleasant diagnosis or think they are simply too busy. It’s important to make time for health, wellness and self-care—even if you feel healthy.

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Back-to-School Backpack Safety Guide

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019 in Feature, Health and Wellness

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For many parents, preparing for back-to-school includes purchasing one of the most important essentials for their child: a backpack. Depending on course load and after-school activities, some children and teens may carry around a backpack all day long, five days a week. If a backpack is too big, overloaded or fits awkwardly, it can cause issues like shoulder and back pain, fatigue and even injury. The following tips will help you confidently choose a backpack with health and safety in mind.

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Mental Health is Health

Posted by on Aug 1, 2019 in Feature, Health and Wellness

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Mental health conditions are very common and very real. In fact, nearly one in five adults lives with a mental illness in the United States. This suggests that either you or someone you know is affected by a mental health condition.

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2019 Consumer Insights and Trends in Healthcare

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Digital Health, Health and Wellness, Innovation

People today are increasingly more willing to use modern approaches to healthcare. From virtual care to emerging technologies, the employee benefits industry is designing coverage options to include innovative, new ways to access care. Take a few minutes to read through the following consumer insights and trends—and then determine if your benefit offerings are delivering what your employees want from a health plan.

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Covered Benefits and Support for Diabetes

Posted by on Apr 10, 2019 in Access, Feature, Health and Wellness, News

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According to a 2017 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes affects 9.4 percent of the U.S. population and continues to be a growing health concern. Managing diabetes requires mindful awareness, and appropriate health screenings and care. Sutter Health Plus members have access to products, important benefits, resources and coordinated care for the treatment of diabetes.

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