Telemedicine is a game changer in health care
Posted on Thu, Apr 30, 2015
Telemedicine uses technology to present an alternative approach to the way we seek medical care. Telemedicine allows patients to access doctors via phone or videoconference to address a health issue.
Adventuring in America: Enjoying the Country’s National Parks
Posted on Tue, Sep 2, 2014
In July, WINhealth provided one lucky member with the opportunity to visit any of America’s national parks over the next year. Amy S. has been a WINhealth member since early 2014, and is looking forward to adventuring in Yellowstone.
Self-Healing & Prevention
Posted on Thu, Aug 14, 2014
If you made frequent trips to the doctor this past year, you may have accrued a lot of out-of-pocket costs you weren’t too happy with. As our exposure to environmental toxins and disease grows, so will our health care costs unless we take active measures to strengthen our immune health.
Here’s the good news: we can turn our bodies into disease-fighting machines for a relatively low cost, with easily accessible items.
The Role of Sleep in Healthy Living
Posted on Mon, Jul 14, 2014
If you’re not getting enough sleep or if you find yourself oversleeping on a regular basis, you may be at risk for serious health issues.
Coconut Palm Sugar = Seamless Sugar Alternative
Posted on Tue, Jul 1, 2014
Sugar substitute: probably one of the most depressing combinations of words out there. There is one that we’ve found, however, that will fool even the pickiest sweet tooth, and that’s coconut palm sugar.
Get Moving This Summer: A Run-Down of Marathons in Wyoming
Posted on Wed, Jun 11, 2014
Whether you choose to walk or run, there's plenty of opportunities to get outdoors and get moving at one of the marathons, races, and charity runs around the state this summer.
What It Really Means to Be Healthy
Posted on Tue, Jun 3, 2014
As you make lifestyle changes toward a happier, healthier you, consider making your healthy living efforts threefold and focus not just on physical health, but on mental and social health as well. Here are some tips for healthy living in each of these categories.
Stories from Our Members: How Jack Chose WINhealth
Posted on Fri, Mar 28, 2014
Now that the first open enrollment is coming to a close, we’re curious how our new members are using their WINhealth plans. We talked with one of our members from Cody, Jack*, to hear his side of the story.
5 (Simple) Ways to Start Living Heart Healthy Today
Posted on Fri, Feb 7, 2014
It’s American Heart Month, and while it happens to coincide with Valentine’s Day, that’s not the reason American Heart Month exists. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, which means we should all be making heart health awareness a top priority—hence, the focus on heart health this month.
What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
Posted on Mon, Nov 18, 2013
Health care is complicated and the health care system can be confusing; many people have trouble understanding information about their health and health care options. Health literacy is about reading and understanding.