Tobacco Withdrawal Mood Changes— or Depression?
  • Posted

Tobacco Withdrawal Mood Changes— or Depression?

Smokers are more likely to have depression than non-smokers. Experts are not sure why this is. People who have depression might smoke to feel better. Or smokers might become depressed more easily because they smoke. Either way, there are treatments for both depression and smoking.

  • Posted

Coping with Depression

Helping someone with depression can be a challenge. You may feel helpless and wonder what to do. Learn how to offer support and understanding and help your loved one get the resources to cope with this condition.

  • Posted

Handling Holiday Stress

The holiday season is here, with extra shopping, family time and last minute projects. To reduce stress during this busy time, try to maintain a normal routine. When you can’t do that, try these tips for coping with the chaos.

  • Posted

Managing Diabetes as a Family

More than 30 million people in the United States have diabetes. It is important for a diabetic to understand this illness, because it can harm the eyes, heart or kidneys. Diabetics need to control their blood sugar levels and take any medicines their doctor prescribes. It’s also important for them to eat healthy and get lots of exercise–and the family can help!

Improving Healthcare with PCMH
  • Posted

Improving Healthcare with PCMH

At QualChoice, our goal is to make health insurance simple and to make healthcare better. We’re working with providers, payers and state and federal groups to move from volume-based to value-based care.

  • Posted

Sweet on sugar? Get control.

Americans consume too much added sugar! This can lead to health problems like weight gain and obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. To live healthier, longer lives, most people need to move more and eat better. This includes getting fewer calories from added sugars.

Manage Nicotine Cravings
  • Posted

Manage Nicotine Cravings

You won’t be able to avoid all of your smoking triggers. And learning how to manage cigarette cravings takes practice. So be sure to have a plan to beat that urge to smoke when it happens.

  • Posted

7 Flu and Cold Myths Debunked

Flu season is here and it's likely that you or a family member will contract some kind of illness before the season ends. But it’s still worth the effort to avoid getting sick! And that begins with knowing what’s true about the flu and what’s not.

  • Posted

Fitness: Rules vs. Myths

We’ve all heard many exercise rules over the years. But which ones are really true and which are myths?

  • Posted

Is it a Cold or Allergies?

You’re sneezing and sniffling, with a stuffy nose and an itchy throat. That probably means a cold. Then again, allergies can cause similar symptoms. So which one is it? Knowing the difference can help you with treatment.