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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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8 travel tips for staying healthy this summer

As the days grow longer and the weather heats up, summer is the perfect time to hit the road for an adventure.…Read Article >

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Forest bathing: What it is and why you should try it

Stress is a part of everyday life. But too much stress can take a toll on your mind and body. Feeling stressed…Read Article >

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6 warning signs of a heart attack in women

Heart attacks are often stereotyped as something that happens to older men, not women. But heart disease is the leading cause of…Read Article >

Latest Articles

  • Smiling dad and son
    AUG 12, 2022

    5 facts to know about the flu shot

    With the return of flu season, it’s time to take steps to keep yourself and your loved ones safe and healthy. The good news is you can help avoid serious illness and make this flu season easier on yourself and the people around you, just by getting a flu shot. It’s one of the most important things you can do to protect against infection and keep your immune system healthy and strong. ... Read More >

    TOPICSFluFlu SeasonFlu shotpreventionvaccinations

  • Woman in exercise clothes walks outside
    AUG 12, 2022

    How to build healthy habits that stick

    You know how important it is to eat right, exercise, and practice self-care. But making those healthy habits part of your daily routine can be a challenge. Creating a new habit takes time and persistence — but it’s worth the effort. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 6 out of 10 adults have a chronic disease. And poor diet, lack of physical activity, and excessive alcohol use are some of the leading causes.¹ Making some lifestyle changes today can improve your overall health and long-term well-being. Whether you want to be more active or focus on your mental health, here are 6 ways to make healthy habits stick. ... Read More >

    TOPICSEat Healthyexercisehealthy habitsMeditation

  • Person sitting on couch reads a book
    JUL 15, 2022

    Trouble focusing? Try these tips to build attention span.

    If you’ve been struggling to focus, you’re not alone. Human attention spans are getting shorter* — and it’s not hard to see why. ... Read More >

    TOPICSAttention SpanMental Health and WellnessmindfulnessStress

  • Person with surfboard looks at ocean
    JUN 16, 2022

    Summer sunscreen guide: Learn how to avoid common sunscreen mistakes

    Spending quality time outdoors can be great for your health — from getting some much-needed vitamin D to relieving stress. But too much exposure to the sun comes with risks, too — like sunburn, skin damage, and over time, skin cancer. ... Read More >

    TOPICSpreventionskin cancerskin careSun Protection

  • Smiling woman sits on front porch
    MAY 06, 2022

    Yes, you can build resilience. Here’s how.

    You’ve probably heard a lot lately about the importance of resilience, especially during the personal, social, and work-related challenges of the pandemic. While resilience is essential during a crisis, it’s also vital for coping with everyday stressors like rush hour traffic, misunderstandings between friends, or a spilled glass of red wine. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMeditationMental Health and WellnessResilience