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Are You Ready for Fall Allergies This Year?

In mid-August, ragweed levels begin to rise and cause the start of fall allergies. If you have fall allergies, you may experience itchy eyes, itchy nose, sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, headaches, ear itching or popping, post-nasal drip and throat irritation.1 With COVID-19 having some similar symptoms, it’s important to have a preventative allergy plan […]

Is stress or anxiety impacting you more than usual lately? Here are a few tips for ways to boost your mental health.

Our mental health is an important part of our overall health and well-being.1 While stress and anxiety are normal, it’s important to keep an eye on your mental health to make sure you are not getting burnt out, overwhelmed, or even developing a mental illness. Making sure you are incorporating ways to boost your mental […]

Why is it more important than ever to get a flu shot?

Last year, only 45% of American adults received a flu shot.1 This may seem low given that an annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to help protect against flu. However, there are many misconceptions surrounding the flu vaccine. It’s important to know that the flu vaccine cannot cause flu illness. There are different […]

Have a new prescription? Here are 6 questions you should be asking your doctor.

Getting a new prescription from your doctor is typically met with acceptance. However, to get the most out of your time with the doctor and your new medication, take some time to ask a few important questions recommended by WebMD. These can help you learn more about the medication, how to properly take it, and […]

Not sure what to think about “muscle confusion”? 

Many of us who are plugged into fitness trends have heard of “muscle confusion,” a type of exercise routine that calls for frequently changing workouts to consistently challenge our muscles and help them gain more size and strength. Recently, a new study was published that focused on whether the muscle confusion theory holds any weight.  […]

Children and adults born prematurely may benefit from early screening for type 2 diabetes

A large study that followed the life span of more than 4 million prematurely born babies (babies born before 37 weeks of pregnancy) has found that they are at an increased risk of developing type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Compared with babies born at full-term, those born prematurely were 21% more likely to develop […]

The Future of higi and Healthcare in Retail

The Future of higi and Healthcare in Retail

At the Total Store Expo (TSE) conference, we highlighted how higi is helping retailers successfully embrace a consumer-centric focus – utilizing higi stations as an integrated population health enablement tool that engages and supports consumers on their diverse and various health journeys. While at TSE, higi placed retailers into the role of a consumer, presenting […]