Tips for Cleaning & Replacing Your Face Mask

Several studies have found airborne transmission, via breathing, talking, coughing, and sneezing, to be the dominant route for viral spread. In response, face masks were first recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in April 2020 and later mandated in June. While many Americans are following CDC, …

Navigating the Holidays Safely This Year

The holiday season is a special time to come together with friends and family to reconnect and celebrate. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented risks to partaking in traditional social gatherings and remains a top concern across the nation. With that said, it is essential to consider and prioritize your health …

Digital Programs are Revolutionizing Diabetes Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has made traditional doctor visits less accessible for patients, forcing them to seek out telemedicine and other digital solutions to receive necessary care. According to a recent JAMA study, there have been substantial decreases in primary care delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the rapid spike in …

How to Prevent Burnout in the Workplace

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental fatigue caused by excessive prolonged stress. If you find yourself facing or approaching burnout, now is the time to stop, breathe, and switch direction. To do so, we’ve included tips to help you proactively identify this state and overcome it to …

Check Your Hand Sanitizer

As recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, washing your hands with soap and water is essential to fight off COVID-19 and maintain personal hygiene. If you are unable to access water and soap, hand sanitizer is an appropriate alternative to help you avoid spreading germs and getting …

Aetna Launches New Maternity Program Initiative

The COVID-19 pandemic has and continues to bring on new challenges. As expectant mothers are attending fewer in-person prenatal care visits, the ability to detect pregnancy risks has become increasingly difficult. To help address this unprecedented maternal health crisis affecting women across the country, Aetna has launched a new initiative …

Mental Health Benefits of Getting Outside

Mental health is essential to personal well-being, family and interpersonal relationships, and the ability to contribute to your community and society. Getting outside has a profound impact on our brains and our behavior. It allows us to disconnect, reduce anxiety, relieve everyday stressors, and improve our overall well-being. Finding time …