healthy-living

Healthy living

Start making healthier choices every day

Sometimes a small change, like going to bed a little earlier, can make a big difference. Sometimes you need to summon the courage to make a major life decision like relocating to a new city. Whatever your needs, you’ll find help here with research-based information and practical tips that can help you and your family start living a healthier, more rewarding life.

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HumanaVitality Mall on the HumanaVitality App

Now you can spend your Vitality Bucks® on the go with the HumanaVitality® Mobile App. Redeem your Vitality Points for Amazon.com Gift Cards and more. Here’s how to get started:

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8 Great Reasons to Get More Sleep - Starting Tonight

Too many of us fight sleep, not wanting to miss anything. Unfortunately, as with most things in life, there are consequences when you don’t get enough sleep. Here are eight health reasons why you should turn off the light (and the TV and tablet) earlier tonight:

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Cancer facts

The World Health Organization updated its cancer guide and has some astounding facts that could change the way you look at cancer and what you're putting in your body.

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Protecting against lice

Lice are not just a problem for schools and children—adults can get lice too. Make sure you know how to protect against and rid yourself of lice.

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Olympian fitness

Did the 2014 Winter Olympics inspire you to get in shape? These six tips will help you turn your motivation into lasting results.

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Healthy smiles begin with better oral health

Benefits of using dental floss

Skipping the dental floss could turn out to be costly. Learn why you should make it a daily habit.

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Keep a journal to track calories

Weight loss: taking it off and keeping it off

Setting realistic goals for weight loss can sometimes make all the difference.

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Tips for choosing doctors and hospitals

Finding information to help you choose providers is easier than you might think.

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Talking to your primary care physician

Open communication with your primary care provider is important for your health.

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Relief for sensitive teeth

Sensitive teeth might call for a dentist. However, there are some things you can do at home to help treat minor cases.

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Healthcare glossary

Find medical and insurance terms.

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Think you might have the flu?

If you’re having flu-like symptoms, see your doctor or visit an urgent care clinic right away.

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Insurance 101

Learn the basics of insurance to get started on the right path.

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