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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 man reads on a bench that overlooks a city while two women walk by.
    AUG 19, 2019

    3 ways to help your mood and mind

    Life can often seem like an ever-growing to-do list. From work to family to household projects, it can feel like there’s no time to relax. However, it’s important to make time for yourself — and find activities that bring you joy. ... Read More >

    TOPICSMental Health and WellnessMid-Atlantic StatesrelaxationStress Management

  • A blue bandage covers a woman’s bicep.
    AUG 19, 2019

    Immunizations, vaccinations, and shots: What they are and how they can save your life

    Vaccines are a breakthrough of modern medicine. Because of the efforts to vaccinate, smallpox was eradicated from the U.S. in 1949. Other serious diseases like polio are also nearing elimination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has even estimated that vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths among children born in the last 20 years. ... Read More >

    TOPICSFluFlu SeasonFlu shothealthy lifestyleprevention

  • Two smiling woman practice yoga at work.
    AUG 19, 2019

    6 simple yoga poses you can sneak into a busy day

    We do a whole lot of sitting these days — in the car, at our desks, or on the couch. And all this sitting is taking a toll on our health. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexerciseExercise & Weight Losshealthy lifestylemental healthPractice WellnesspreventionYoga

  • A woman in running gear checks the digital step-counter on her wrist
    AUG 14, 2019

    Powerful but not perfect: An overview of health wearables

    A personal trainer in your pocket. Microchips that monitor blood sugar. Baby thermometers — right on their tiny wrists. If these concepts sound strange, think again. They’re called wearables. And in the health and wellness scene, they’re making a big splash in a small way. ... Read More >

    TOPICStechnologywearables

  • A serious young woman in a laundromat stares at her phone
    JUL 24, 2019

    Feeling down? Social media may be to blame.

    Social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook have completely changed the way we connect and communicate in today’s modern world. We can interact with likes, comments, tweets, and retweets in an instant. But it’s not just how we use these tools — it’s how they make us feel. ... Read More >

    TOPICSDepressionhealthy lifestylemental healthscreen timeSocial Media