Keep the happy in holidays: Nine tips for making them safe

Keep the happy in holidays: Nine tips for making them safe As you make your holiday to-do list, Health Plan of San Joaquin wants to be sure it includes this important task: Take steps to stay safe. Here are some tips to help keep you and your family—pets included—out of harm’s way: Step up carefully. […]

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Diabetes: Are you at risk?

One in four Americans with diabetes has it, but they do not know it! Health Plan of San Joaquin celebrates National Diabetes Month in November. Join us in learning more about some of the risk factors of diabetes, and the importance of talking to your doctor to get tested. Diabetes is a disease that makes it […]

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October is Health Literacy Month

Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) celebrates Health Literacy Month in October! Health literacy is being able to read and grasp information in order to get the health services you need. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says, “Nine out of 10 adults struggle to understand and use health information when it is […]

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips Halloween can be a spooky time for kids. Health Plan of San Joaquin wants to make sure all kids have a scary good time, not an unsafe one. Falls, cuts, burns and being in the way of a moving car are common ways that kids get hurt on Halloween. San Joaquin Safe […]

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Eat More Fruits and Veggies for Healthy Living

September is Fruits and Veggies – More Matters Month, a health initiative spearheaded by the Produce for Better Health Foundation. The foundation has partnered with the federal government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help spread the word about the health benefits of eating more fruits and veggies. This health initiative focuses on […]

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Tips to Beat the Back-to-School Blues

Put a Cool Spin on the First Day of School with These Tips for Your Young Children Children all around the U.S. would raise their hand if asked, “Who wants summer to last forever?” But we know that’s never going to happen. So instead, help them see that there’s a way to approach the thought […]

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It’s Time for Your Child’s Wellness Visit!

Did you know Well Child visits are a part of your child’s HPSJ benefits?The Well Child visit is for members from the age of 12 months to 19 years old. During this visit doctors can make a record of your family’s health, give health exams and do lab work. The American Academy of Pediatrics says […]

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