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Early Care and Education Strategies to Prevent Childhood Obesity

More than 1 in 5 U.S. children ages 2 – 5 years are overweight or obese. The use of ECE facilities such as child care centers, day care homes, Head Start programs, preschool and pre-kindergarten programs has become the norm in the U.S. For this reason, the CDC has determined that the Early Care and Education is the best setting to [...]

2016-08-31T13:17:58+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Healthy Outcomes, Prevention, Solutions for Better Health|

Success Story: Assisting Member with Breast Cancer Treatment Options

Patient: a 63 year old female Diagnosis: The member has a diagnosis of stage I (T1bN0)invasive ductal carcinoma of the upper outer quadrant of the right breast. Medical History: The member had breast implants more than 20 years ago, and actually her cancer helped discover that the right implant was leaking.  She underwent removal of her implants and lumpectomy [...]

2016-08-03T23:33:47+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Solutions for Better Health, Success Stories|

Immunizations Aren’t Just For Children

Each year in August, National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) provides an opportunity to highlight the need for improving national immunization coverage levels. Activities focus on encouraging all people to protect their health by being immunized against infectious diseases. While immunizations have significantly reduced the incidence of many serious infectious diseases, vaccination rates for some diseases [...]