Wellness and prevention
Safety first: What you should keep in mind as businesses reopen
Ready to get out? Businesses and services will reopen over the coming weeks and months. But our fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues.
How to get ready for your virtual doctor visit
Telemedicine (or telehealth) can bring a doctor to you when you can’t go to the office. Here are some tips to help you get the most from the visit.
5 tips for when you’re suddenly sharing living space
You’ve been independent for a long time. Now, you may be sharing space with adult children, grandchildren, or other friends and family who need help during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Telemedicine brings a doctor to your door
You stay in touch with friends on Facebook, ask Alexa for the weather, and text family with the latest news. Now, you can have a doctor come to you for a virtual house call, too.
Headed to the pharmacy? Ask questions!
By Jamie Reuter, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
You go to pick up your medicine, and the clerk asks, “Do you want to speak to a pharmacist?” Most people say no, but they shouldn’t!
What’s behind rising drug costs, and strategies to manage them
By Jamie Reuter, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
It’s no secret that prescription drug prices have been on the rise. And this trend shows no signs of stopping.1 That leaves health plan sponsors looking for ways to manage costs while ensuring that employees can get the medicines they need.
Moving and eating
Yoga: Four hidden health benefits
If you’re thinking about yoga, consider these health benefits.
Eat your heart out: tips for heart-healthy eating
Love is in the air, making it the perfect time to talk about heart health!
8 good things you get with your ConnectiCare health plan
Your ConnectiCare member identification (ID) card is your pass to free preventive care* and a network of doctors, pharmacies, hospitals, and facilities who want to help keep you healthy.
5 things to know when you have a health savings account (HSA)
Your health savings account (HSA) may give you some peace of mind that you have money saved for a medical emergency or to feather your retirement nest.
Stand up: protect your employees from sitting disease
Are you doing everything you can to support your employees’ health?
Know your options: funding types for employer medical plans
Whether you’re the owner of a mom-and-pop shop or a decision-maker at a larger company, it’s important to know the different structures for group health insurance plans.
Ways to support health care workers during COVID-19
Doctors, nurses, and other health care providers are working tirelessly to help protect and treat our family, neighbors, and friends during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here are a few ways you can support them.
6 ways to support small businesses during COVID-19
Small businesses are being hit hard by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Restaurants, retail stores, small manufacturers, and entertainment and hospitality venues are some of the businesses that have had to close or curtail activity.
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.
Palliative care: Extra support for patients (and their families)
Most doctors spend their days diagnosing illness and trying to cure it. A growing number of doctors and nurses, though, care for patients whose conditions aren’t curable.
Family & you
Socially distant summer fun
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues despite warmer temperatures. As businesses start to reopen, infectious disease experts warn social engagements, especially when indoors or with large groups, are still risky.
Children and COVID-19: Some information for parents
Children can get the coronavirus (COVID-19). While most children have mild symptoms, some children have gotten very sick. Your pediatrician is a valuable resource. It’s also important to lower your child’s chances of exposure as much as possible. And to talk to your child about the pandemic.