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Healthy News You Need to Know

Southwest Missouri Heart Walk

March 21st, 2016 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

 

Weekend Warriors, Let’s Get Out There!

March 17th, 2016 in News, Other

With spring around the corner it’s time to get back outside to enjoy all the activities we love, or the yard work we may not. Trying to fit in all the activities and chores into two short days leads the majority of Americans... Read More

 

St. Patrick’s Day Parades

March 10th, 2016 in News, Other

Get out and enjoy the green returning for spring. Here are a few fun activities to help you celebrate “be an Irish Day”! Don’t forget to wear your green. Read More

 

Couch to 5K

March 3rd, 2016 in News

Interested in running your first 5K? Here are three steps to take in order to get you from your couch to the finish line! Read More

 

Couple Exercise Ideas

February 25th, 2016 in News

Add some fun to your work out and bond with your partner by exercising together! Here are some ideas to get you started. Read More

 

Heart Health Month Tips

February 19th, 2016 in News

Taking care of your heart is very important, so in honor of Heart Health Month, we have put together some simple, scientifically-proven tips to help your heart be healthy. Read More

 

Walk-In Clinics

February 17th, 2016 in News, Other

CoxHealth Brings Affordable, Convenient Care Right to Your Neighborhood! The Clinic at Walmart and Quick+Care inside Hy-Vee are walk-in service centers that areoperated by CoxHealth and staffed by board-certified CoxHealth nurse practitioners. Read More

 

Dark Chocolate Lover’s Recipes

February 11th, 2016 in News, Other

Antioxidants destroy free-radicals, which are destructive molecules found to be present in many ailments, including heart disease. Dark chocolate, not milk or white chocolate, contains these antioxidants your body needs to fight off free-radicals. Read More

 

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

February 4th, 2016 in News, Other

Looking for something fun to do with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Springfield is full of exciting choices! From cultured to fun, here are some ideas… there are even a few for you homebodies. Read More

 

2016 Individual Special Enrollment Guide

January 28th, 2016 in News, Other

Beginning February 1, 2016, you must have a qualifying event to enroll in individual coverage. Qualifying events are usually life changes or changes that come with a loss of minimum essential coverage. Read More

 

Snow Shoveling Safety

January 21st, 2016 in News, Other

With winter now upon us, and snow covering many regions of the United States, millions of people are shoveling snow to clear their sidewalks and driveways. While most people recognize that snow shoveling is very hard work, and can put severe stress on your heart, fewer people recognize the stress and strain that it places on your back. So, as winter gets underway, we've outlined 10 tips for how to keep your back healthy when shoveling snow. Read More

 

Soothing Winter Soup Recipes

January 14th, 2016 in News, Other

Feeling the winter blues? Warm up your mood and your spirits with these soothing winter soup recipes. Read More

 

Jump into the New Year (Cardio Jump Exercises)

January 7th, 2016 in News, Other

In a time of decorating, baking, shopping, and lists galore, it’s no wonder why the holiday pounds seemed to creep up in no time. And when the weather outside is frightful, running outside might not be so delightful. With the following 5 simple cardio workouts, you’ll be able to stay fit and avoid the frightful weather. Read More

 

Open Enrollment is Ending!

December 31st, 2015 in News

Open enrollment is the time each year that you may shop and purchase health insurance without a qualifying event. January 31 will be the last day you can enroll in an individual policy for 2016 without a qualifying event. Read More

 

Ice Skating Safety Tips

December 17th, 2015 in News, Other

Even though the weather may be oh so frightful, you can still make ice skating so delightful! By following the ice skating safety tips below, you can help you and your family have the most fun while preventing injuries on the ice. Read More

 

Holiday Cookie Recipes

December 11th, 2015 in News

Trying to come up with some tasty treats to bring to your holiday cookie exchange? These classic holiday cookie recipes are sure to impress Santa and turn any scrooge into a cheerful elf! Read More

 

Toy Donation in Springfield

December 3rd, 2015 in News

With Christmas cheer and festive fun, you know the season of giving has just begun. Teach your family today to not be filled with greed by helping another child in need. Below are a few organizations in our community that accept and disperse toy donations to those children without. Read More

 

Travel With A Safety-Network

November 23rd, 2015 in News

Are you traveling for the holidays? Cox HealthPlans has you covered with First Health Network, a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) network of services outside of Cox HealthPlans’ own 26 county area! Read More

 

Workouts you can Abs-olutely Do at Home

November 19th, 2015 in News

Crunch, crunch, crunch. Doing the wrong type of “crunch”? Try this test. If your fingers are discolored with an orange, cheddar-like tint, you might be doing too many of the wrong “crunches”. With the holiday season right around the corner, it might be time to change up the crunches. With these 4 basic... Read More

 

Unperishable Food Donation Spots in Springfield

November 5th, 2015 in News

Are you looking for a way to give back to our community this holiday season? Here are some charitable organizations that would appreciate your unperishable food donations. Read More

 
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