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DASH Eating Plan: Learn How To Start a Heart-healthy Life...

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet is a flexible and balanced eating plan that helps create a heart-healthy eating style for life. A study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University Medical School of more than 400 adults with prehypertension or stage […]

High Cholesterol and Tips To Lower It

Monday, September 12, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison Did you know your body needs cholesterol to build cells and make vitamins and hormones? When we hear about cholesterol, we might automatically think of it as being “bad” or negative. But it’s only a problem when we have too much of the “bad” […]

Rally Mission of the Month: Eat Heart-healthy Fats

Tuesday, September 6, 2022  A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison With our launch of Rally, on the first Tuesday of every month, I will share a Rally Mission and Recipe of the Month — a fun and healthy suggestion on an activity we can all enjoy and participate in together, as well as a […]

Ask Nurse Jessica: Where Do I Go When Every Doctor Has a...

Monday, August 29, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison  Since joining Valencia College as your full-time UnitedHealthcare (UHC) nurse liaison, I’ve received numerous questions about how I can help you and your family make better healthcare decisions, provide support and clarification on UHC benefits; demonstrate how to navigate UHC tools and resources; refer […]

Nurse Jessica Announces Winner of ‘Stress-Proof...

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison   I hope you enjoyed my video series on the book  “The Stress-Proof Brain.” The videos had more than 350 views, and I received more than 200 drawing entries.  I’d like to congratulate our drawing winner, Nancy Mallison, manager, grants development and special projects, […]

Flu Shot and Preventing Seasonal Flu

Monday, August 22, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison The flu vaccine helps protect you and your family from the flu. Millions of people get influenza (flu) every year. While it may be common, seasonal flu is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death, according to the […]

Nurse Jessica Answers COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Friday, August 12, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison As the situation with COVID-19 continues, I want to keep you updated on how to access the care, resources and any support you may need. Here’s a list of frequently asked questions. Do I need a COVID-19 booster? Yes. Recent data suggest COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness […]

August is National Immunization Awareness Month: Are You...

Friday, August 5, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison National Immunization Awareness Month is an annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all age groups, including adults. The topic of vaccines always seems to be relevant — and may sometimes be a subject of misinformation. […]

Rally Mission of the Month Is Back: Stay Hydrated

Monday, August 1, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison With our launch of Rally, on the first Tuesday of every month, I will share a Rally Mission and Recipe of the Month — a fun and healthy suggestion on an activity and recipe that we can all enjoy and participate in together. This […]

It’s Your Final Chance to Enter To Win a $75...

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 It’s your final chance to enter into the drawing to win a copy of the book, “The Stress-Proof Brain,” and a $75 Amazon gift card*, as UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison Jessica Johnson presents the final video of her four-part series based on the book. This learning series sheds light on how stress affects our […]