Many families are busy gearing up for a new school year. From immunizations to checking in on mental well-being, it’s important for parents to support their child’s health by ensuring they are up to date on routine care.
Being outside in the fresh air can help promote an active lifestyle, reduce stress, and improve well-being. However, too much exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can increase the risk of sunburn and damage to skin cells, which over time may lead to premature aging or skin cancer—the most common cancer in the U.S. Fortunately, you can prevent most skin cancers by protecting and caring for your skin.
June is Men’s Health Month—a time to raise awareness to the health issues men face. From diet and exercise to preventive care, supporting total wellness may help men to live longer, healthier lives and doing the things they enjoy.
Between career responsibilities and checking off the boxes on a to-do list, it’s easy to forget about caring for one’s own health. It’s time to flip the narrative on work/life balance and keep health top of mind.
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.