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Live Well

Living well is being well. We think good health happens around the clock, not just in a doctor’s office. So do the 4.4 million of our members who used our online and mobile tools to manage their health anytime, anywhere.

Here are some tips and inspiration we’ve put together for you:

Featured Articles

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Interview

Are e-cigarettes a safe way to kick the habit?

Shocked to see everyone from celebrities to news show pundits lighting up on the air recently? Not too long ago, it seemed…Read Article >

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Nutrition

A closer look at celiac disease and gluten sensitivity

What you need to know about celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. If you and gluten just don’t “jive,” you can rRead Article >

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Education

Child safety: Preventing drowning

Did you know? An infant or child can drown in as little as one inch (2.5 cm) of water or another type…Read Article >

Latest Articles

  • A kind nurse encourages a patient.
    JAN 28, 2019

    Simple strategies to live well with diabetes

    More than 30 million Americans have diabetes — about 1 in 10 — and most have type 2 diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you have type 2 diabetes, there’s too much sugar in your blood, which can cause serious problems for your feet, eyes, kidneys, nerves, and heart. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSblood sugarDiabetesEat HealthyNorthern CaliforniapreventionSouthern California

  • A happy couple cuddles on a couch.
    JAN 08, 2019

    7 heartfelt ways to show someone you care

    Love is in the air. This is the time of year we’re often eager to show our loved ones we care with big — and sometimes expensive — gestures. We give cards, flowers, chocolates, and jewelry. We cook special meals or plan a night out on the town. But these efforts can easily add up or cause unnecessary stress to plan or buy. ... Learn more >

    TOPICScarehealthy lifestyleMental Health and Wellness

  • An array of colorful smoothies.
    JAN 08, 2019

    Sneak in more heart-healthy omega-3 with these tips

    The word “fat” has gotten a bad rap over the last few decades. But healthy fats — like omega-3 fatty acids — are an important part of a balanced diet. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSEat Healthyhealthy lifestyleHeart HealthRecipe

  • A woman comforts her friend.
    JAN 08, 2019

    How to help a loved one with depression

    Depression is more common than you may think. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, 300 million people worldwide experience depression.1 It’s a mental health condition that can affect anyone — including our loved ones — for a variety of reasons. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSDepressionMental Health and Wellness

  • A man and woman laugh while dancing in the kitchen.
    JAN 08, 2019

    Help keep your heart healthy

    Many people don’t give much thought to health problems like heart disease. But whether you’re a 20-something or in your 40s, it’s important to maintain healthy habits. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSColoradohealthy lifestyleheart diseaseHeart Health