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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 […]

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 […]

Over 62% of Americans at Risk for Hypertension Under New ACC/AHA Blood Pressure Guidelines*

Population health data released by higi sheds light on need for consumers to know their risk for hypertension and have access to convenient healthcare resources CHICAGO – May 17, 2018 – higi, a population health enablement company that makes it easier for people to be their healthiest with free biometric screening stations nationwide, today released […]

Update to higi station blood pressure classifications

Did you know the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology updated their blood pressure guidelines? higi has always used the AHA guidelines to classify your results received on the higi Station (for example, grouping your blood pressure as “Normal,” “Elevated” or “High”). We’ve now updated our classifications to align with the AHA’s […]