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A Men’s Health Month Wrap-up

Monday, June 27, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison  Health for men looks a little different compared to women, especially when it comes to risk factors for certain health conditions. Thanks to new advancements in screenings and recommendations, technology is helping prevent certain conditions and is keeping more men healthy longer. The big […]

Men’s Health Month: Top Health Conditions and How...

Monday, June 20, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison  Generally speaking, men are at a greater risk for a handful of health conditions. Heart disease, stroke, depression, lung cancer and prostate cancer are at the top the list. Knowing the risk factors of each of these conditions can help you understand your overall […]

It’s Men’s Health Month: Risk Factors and...

Monday, June 13, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison  June is National Men’s Health Month. Health for men looks a little different compared to women, especially when it comes to risk factors for certain health conditions. Thanks to new advancements in screenings and recommendations, technology is helping prevent certain conditions and is keeping more […]

Rally Mission of the Month: Do a Two-minute Workout

Tuesday, June 7, 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 […]

Nurse Jessica Presents ‘Get Up and Go’

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 Only do cardio. Walking isn’t a good workout. Diet doesn’t matter if you’re exercising. Have you heard these exercise myths? Valencia College’s UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison Jessica Johnson addresses these common myths and others in her latest presentation “Get Up and Go.” She also discusses the benefits of different types of exercise, ways to […]

Federal Government Offers Additional Free COVID Test Kits

Monday, May 23, 2022 Residential households in the U.S. are now eligible for another order of free, at-home COVID-19 tests. Each order will include eight rapid antigen tests shipped for free by the United States Postal Service. Order your test kits here.

Get Up and Go to Get Fit: Exercise Tips to Help Your Health

Monday, May 16, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison How much exercise is needed for good health? The good news is you don’t have to be a non-stop fitness fan. In fact, 30 minutes of moderate physical activity on most days of the week may provide many of the same benefits as […]

Stop Making Excuses and Start Exercising: Fitness Facts,...

Monday, May 9, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison Getting fit and staying fit is important — at all stages of life. Exercise may help make your heart strong, reduce blood pressure, help you maintain healthy bones, increase flexibility, help lift your spirits, give you energy and help keep your weight in […]

Why You Should Invest In Self-Care

Monday, April 25, 2022 After the past couple of years that we have endured together, it is more important than ever to invest in your own self-care to help maximize your well-being. In the presentation below, Nurse Jessica Johnson discusses the key investments in self-care to address physical, mental and emotional well-being. After watching the video […]

It’s Stress Awareness Month

Monday, April 18, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison Stress is defined as the body’s response to the demands of everyday living and is the underlying cause of 60% of all human illnesses and diseases. Stress may affect health in multiple harmful ways and affect: The Digestive System: stress may cause issues such […]