The isolation of social distancing may have caused or enhanced feelings of social anxiety. Learn how to identify it and help manage your symptoms.
Wellness and Prevention
How To Manage Your Asthma: The Action Plan You May Need
Do you or your child feel like your chest is too tight? Are wheezing and a cough keeping you up at night? Those may be signs your asthma is not under control.
Doing for Others Does You Good
Extra time on your hands? Do some good with it! Share your skills and passions with others through volunteer work. You’ll not only help them; you’ll help yourself, too.
Stay Social – It May Help You Live Longer
Being around others is good for your mental health, which makes it good for you!
On a Blood Pressure Med? Take Your Time Standing Up.
Some medicines may cause dizziness, which can lead to falling. Here’s what you should know.
A Doctor’s Guide to Choosing Allergy Medicine Wisely
By Wayne Rawlins, MD, MBA
Allergies can pop up throughout the year. You may be tempted to grab the closest antihistamine medicine to fend off your itchy eyes, sneezing, or a runny nose. Before you do, make sure the medicine won’t do more harm than good.
Dazed and Sniffling in the Cold-and-Flu Aisle: Tips for Buying OTC Medicines
You’re under the weather and on your way to the pharmacy’s cold-and-flu aisle. The colorful packages all promise relief. How do you know which to choose?
Moving and Eating
Sitting All the Time? 10 Tips To Add Movement to Your Day
Have you heard the phrase: “Sitting is the new smoking?” It refers to research that points to the risks of sitting too much.
The Secret to a Better Workout? Fresh Air.
If you want to get the most out of your workouts, go green and exercise outdoors!
What It Means: Preauthorization
Sometimes a prescription, service or treatment that your doctor recommends will need “preauthorization” or “prior authorization.” Here's what that means.
New Year, New Benefits?
The start of a new year is a time for reflection, resolutions, and reviewing your health insurance.
How To Keep Employees Engaged During Virtual Open Enrollment
Like almost everything at work, open enrollment is going virtual. Here are some ideas for how to do that successfully.
5 Tips To Make Open Enrollment Easy
We hear the groans. Open enrollment is always around the corner, or so it may seem. We’ve got some tips in five easy-to-follow-steps.
Supporting Community Organizations Around Connecticut
ConnectiCare has always been dedicated to the health of the communities it serves. In honor of ConnectiCare’s 40th anniversary, that mission was more important than ever.
Safe Fall Activities for You and Your Family
Cooler days and nights don’t mean outdoor fun has to end. There are plenty of things you can do outside in Connecticut this fall.
Stress and Your Body
We all experience daily stressors – like sitting in traffic, paying bills, rushing to meet work deadlines – and although it’s a normal part of life, ignoring stress can have negative effects on the body, as well as the mind.
Trouble Sleeping? These Tricks Might Help.
Getting a good night’s sleep is more than satisfying. It plays a major role in our mental and physical health.
Family & You
Curious About Teal Pumpkins? They’re for an Allergy-Free Halloween.
Halloween should make you think of kids, costumes, and candy — not a trip to the emergency room.
Spreading Cheer From Afar: Holiday Gift Ideas
You may not have in-person gatherings for the holidays this year. But that doesn’t mean you don’t celebrate.