information about your health

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID

Do not delay getting care Contact your provider quickly about new symptoms you are feeling whether or not they may be related to COVID-19 Do not skip regular health exams or vaccinations When you are at a protest: Limit how much you yell by using noisemakers drums and written signs to

Use the Health app on your iPhone or iPod touch

Oct 18 2019Open the Health app and tap the Summary tab Tap your profile picture in the upper-right corner Tap Health Profile then tap Edit Add your information like height weight and age Tap Done You can also set up your Medical ID or register to be an organ donor from your profile

Benefits of Physical Activity

Aug 11 2020Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health Everyone can experience the health benefits of physical activity – age abilities ethnicity shape or size do not matter If you're not sure about becoming active or boosting your level of physical activity because you're afraid of getting hurt the good news is that moderate-intensity aerobic

Questions and Answers about Health Care Information Forms

This form provides information about your health coverage Use Form 1095-B for information on whether you and your family members had health coverage that satisfies the individual shared responsibility provision Do not attach Form 1095-B to your tax return - keep it with your tax records

Important information about COVID

Important Information for s with Recertifications ending on September 30 2020: If your benefits are scheduled to expire on or after September 30 2020 you must submit a recertification form if you would like to continue getting benefits Please check ACCESS HRA for more information about your recertification schedule

Taking too much vitamin D can cloud

In recent years there has been more research into the role vitamin D plays in the development of chronic diseases While evidence showing vitamin D as a cause for disease or a means to prevent it is far from conclusive vitamin D supplements and tes

Your Rights Under HIPAA

Jan 31 2020OCR has teamed up with the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to create Your Health Information Your Rights! a series of three short educational videos (in English and option for Spanish captions) to help you understand your right under HIPAA to access and receive a copy of your health information

DID YOU KNOW?

health information KNOW YOUR RIGHTS Hannah is a 50-year-old woman recently diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes Like all individuals Hannah has a right to see and get a copy of her health information With a copy of your medical record you can become more informed about your health

Leadership

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is the leading voice and authority in health information wherever it is found Our people work at the intersection of healthcare technology and business While our patients don't often see us we see our patients in a way no other healthcare professional does

Helping Your Child: Tips for Parents and Other Caregivers

Promote good health beyond your family Other adults may play a role in your child's life too You can share ideas about healthy habits with them For instance many parents and caregivers work outside the home and need others to help with childcare Family members day care providers babysitters or friends may shape your child's health habits

What is Health Research?

May 27 2020The term health research sometimes also called medical research or clinical research refers to research that is done to learn more about human health Health research also aims to find better ways to prevent and treat disease Health research is an important way to help improve the care and treatment of people worldwide

Benefits of Positive Thinking for Body and Mind

Not only can positive thinking impact your ability to cope with stress and your immunity it also has an impact on your overall well-being The Mayo Clinic reports a number of health benefits associated with optimism including a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular problems less depression and an increased lifespan

NIMH Depression

Explore information about depression (also known as depressive disorder or clinical depression) including signs and symptoms treatment research and statistics and clinical trials Examples of depressive disorders include persistent depressive disorder postpartum depression (PPD) and seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

All About Heart Rate (Pulse)

Jul 31 2015Even if you're not an athlete knowledge about your heart rate can help you monitor your fitness level — and it might even help you spot developing health problems Your heart rate or pulse is the number of times your heart beats per minute Normal heart rate varies from person to person Knowing yours can be an important heart-health gauge

High Blood Pressure

Prioritizing your health is worth it! If you were diagnosed a while ago and haven't quite reached your blood pressure goals we can help you try again Let's do this I'm new to high blood pressure It's natural to feel a bit overwhelmed by your diagnosis But hats off

Basic Information about Lead in Drinking Water

Get Your Child Tested to Determine Lead Levels in His or Her Blood A family doctor or pediatrician can perform a blood test for lead and provide information about the health effects of lead State city or county departments of health can also provide information about how you can have your

Use the Health app on your iPhone or iPod touch

Oct 18 2019Open the Health app and tap the Summary tab Tap your profile picture in the upper-right corner Tap Health Profile then tap Edit Add your information like height weight and age Tap Done You can also set up your Medical ID or register to be an organ donor from your profile

Mental Health

Mental Health Mental health is just as important as physical health and whether you're stressed or depressed help is available Our hub provides information on a wide range of mental health topics including advice on stress mangement anxiety postnatal depression and panic attacks

Oral health: A window to your overall health

Your oral health might contribute to various diseases and conditions including: Endocarditis This infection of the inner lining of your heart chambers or valves (endocardium) typically occurs when bacteria or other germs from another part of your body such as your mouth spread through your bloodstream and attach to certain areas in your heart

Basic Information about Lead in Drinking Water

Get Your Child Tested to Determine Lead Levels in His or Her Blood A family doctor or pediatrician can perform a blood test for lead and provide information about the health effects of lead State city or county departments of health can also provide information about how you can have your

10 Surprising Health Facts

With regular studies published on health and fitness it can be difficult to keep up with all of the information out there Some of the findings repeat health advice that's been around for years but others are a little more shocking Take a look at these 10 health facts that might surprise you

Employers and Health Information in the Workplace

Jun 16 2017Your employer can ask you for a doctor's note or other health information if they need the information for sick leave workers' compensation wellness programs or health insurance However if your employer asks your health care provider directly for information about you your provider cannot give your employer the information without

Four Types of Exercise Can Improve Your Health and

Endurance exercises improve the health of your heart lungs and circulatory system They also can delay or prevent many diseases that are common in older adults such as diabetes colon and breast cancers heart disease and others Physical activities that build endurance include: Brisk walking or

About Form 1095

Mar 26 2020Information about Form 1095-B Health Coverage including recent updates related forms and instructions on how to file Form 1095-B is used by providers of minimum essential health coverage to file returns reporting information for each individual for whom they provide coverage

Benefits of Positive Thinking for Body and Mind

Not only can positive thinking impact your ability to cope with stress and your immunity it also has an impact on your overall well-being The Mayo Clinic reports a number of health benefits associated with optimism including a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular problems less depression and an increased lifespan

What Are Your Nails Saying About Your Health?

Oct 04 2017Changes to your nails whether on your fingers or toes can take place for many reasons However it is still important to see your doctor or a dermatologist Changes can be warning signs in regard to your health and should be checked out rather than ignored