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Healthy News You Need to Know

Homemade Ice Cream

August 28th, 2017 in News, Other

Summer is the best season to enjoy a cool breeze, beverage, or dessert. Ice cream is a popular treat in the hotter months of the year and while there are many places to buy ice cream... Read More

 

Summer Safe Fitness

August 17th, 2017 in News, Other

With the increase in temperatures and more hours of sunlight, the summer months can certainly provide you with ample motivation to get up and get outside. Below are some precautions to keep in mind when you’re working out and exercising in the summer heat. Read More

 

Back to School Tips

August 2nd, 2017 in News, Other

Whether your child is starting Kindergarten or beginning their Senior Year, here are some tips to help them get back to school healthy, happy and safe. Read More

 

Fresh Garden Salads

July 21st, 2017 in News, Other

With summer in full swing and garden produce available now is the time to make some fresh garden salads. Check out these fun and different recipes on a hot summery day. Read More

 

Local Nature Trails

July 5th, 2017 in News, Other

Did you know that Springfield is considered the Gateway to the Great Outdoors? Whether you are biking, hiking, or just wanting to enjoy the outdoors, Springfield has a variety of trails packed with breathtaking scenery. Our state was also named “Best Trails State” in 2013 by American Trails. Read More

 

Racin’ to Save Lives 2017 Blood Drive

June 9th, 2017 in News, Other

Cox HealthPlans and CoxHealth Network will once again be taking part in the annual Racin’ to Save Lives 2017 Blood Drive Competition between Mercy and CoxHealth. Read More

 

26th Annual Med Mile & 5K Run/Walk

May 26th, 2017 in News, Other

The 26th Annual Med Mile and 5K run/walk is next Saturday June 3rd, 2017 at Cox Health Fitness Centers at The Meyer Center. All proceeds go to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and the event is presented by Heim-Young Associates. Read More

 

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May 19th, 2017 in News, Other

Take a moment this May to learn some preventive steps to lessen your child’s chances of developing Skin Cancer later in life. Read More

 

Southwest Missouri Heart Walk

April 20th, 2017 in News, Other

The Southwest Missouri Heart Walk is an American Heart Association annual community event. The event mixes fundraising and healthy physical activity to raise funds and awareness of the nation’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers (cardiovascular disease and stroke respectively). Read More

 

Your Annual Wellness Exam

April 12th, 2017 in News, Other

Your Annual Wellness Exam is available to you through your Preventive Services when you are covered under Cox HealthPlans insurance. This benefit is designed to do just that PREVENT. Chronic conditions and problems detected early have a better chance for treatment and cure. Schedule an appointment with your Primary Care Physician to discuss the screenings and exams you should have and when you need them. Most services are based on your age, health, family history and lifestyle (how you eat, your activity level and whether you smoke). Read More

 

Cox Baby Affair

March 31st, 2017 in News, Other

Are you a new or expecting parent? We invite you to the annual CoxHealth Baby Affair on Saturday, April 8. This fun and educational event is open to the public from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and is hosted in the West Pavilion, West Tower and Turner Center in the Dee Ann White Women’s and Children’s Hospital. This is a free event with demonstrations, door prizes, exhibits, vendors and classes. Grandparents, family and friends are welcome. For further detail, call The Women's Center at 269-4664. Donations of cloth or disposable diapers may be made to the Diaper Bank of the Ozarks. Read More

 

Animal Shelters: Reasons to Adopt

March 27th, 2017 in News, Other

In 2016 alone, the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri helped nearly 6,000 animals in the Springfield area. The Humane Society welcomes all cats and dogs through its doors, and commits all available resources to not only help them find their forever home, but heal the wounds both visible and unseen. Read More

 

St Patrick’s Day Recipes

March 16th, 2017 in News, Other

Beer Braised Irish Stew and Colcannon, Irish Potato Farls Read More

 

Telemedicine Services Now Available

March 3rd, 2017 in News, Other

In collaboration with CoxHealth, Cox HealthPlans is proud to offer our members DirectConnect. Read More

 

Shelter Volunteer Opportunities

February 23rd, 2017 in News, Other

Taking time to volunteer is a great way to find purpose and meet new people. Here are just a few ways to get out and make a difference in our community. Read More

 

How to Beat Winter Blues

February 15th, 2017 in News, Other

Even though winter can be full of fun activities like sledding and hot cocoa, it’s still easy to get the blues with those cold and dreary days. Here are some ideas to help you keep away the winter blues. Read More

 

How To Set Attainable Fitness Goals

January 13th, 2017 in News, Other

With a new year, comes a new you! A healthy lifestyle is more than a new year’s resolution. Diet and exercise combined can make a huge impact on your health. Below are several tips to help you set attainable goals. Read More

 

Cox HealthPlans Open Enrollment Through January

January 3rd, 2017 in News, Other

Have you missed the December deadline? Don’t worry, you can still enroll for a new plan or make changes through January 31st. If you apply by January 15th your plan will become effective February 1st. Read More

 

Area Light Festivals

December 8th, 2016 in News, Other

Start a new holiday tradition with your friends and family this year by exploring the many beautiful light festivals in our area. So get some hot chocolate to go and enjoy the lights from the warmth of your car! Read More

 

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

November 17th, 2016 in News, Other

Sweet Potato-Pecan Casserole, Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Shallots, Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast Read More

 
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