From caring for children's oral health, to saving money on health care costs, to getting through economic hardships, Cigna's podcasts cover hundreds of topics—all to help you learn more and feel better. Be sure to check back regularly for new topics!
When Kids are Bullied at School
Bullying at school is a widespread problem. What should parents know?
Bad News from the Teacher
How can parents and teachers work together if a child is having academic or social problems at school?
Communities of Health Program
Cigna's Communities of Health program helps people be healthier by changing the way we live
High Blood Pressure Can Be a Silent Killer
Learn what you can do to avoid it.
Colonoscopies Can Save Your Life, and a Simple At-home Test Can Too.
Cigna's Dr. Dick Salmon offers advice on coloscopies and an at-home test that can detect colon cancer in its early stages.
Children's Dental Health
Tooth decay is on the rise in children ages two to five. Get tips to help kids practice good oral health.
Maintaining your health in today's economy
Invest in health and wellness for lower total costs.
Oral Cancer: Your Dentist May Save Your Life
Oral cancer isn't the most common type, but it can be very dangerous if not caught early
Men: Know Your Numbers
Men are less likely to go to the doctor, but those visits are key to knowing the numbers important to your health. Listen to learn which numbers you need to know.
2010-2011 Flu Season: What Can We Expect?
Flu season is almost here. How bad will it be and what can you do to avoid or treat it?
Whooping Cough Makes a Comeback
Children are especially susceptible to pertusis, also called whooping cough. Learn how to protect them.
Eating Right When Times are Tough.
Even in tough economic times, you can still eat healthy meals. You just need to know the right strategies.
Health information on the internet
Where do you get started? Is it accurate? Usable? What kind of personalized information can you get on myCigna.com?
Myths of Mental Health
What is the number one myth about mental health? And what can you do to get help?
Love is in the Air
Can being in love affect your health?
Don't Fear the Dentist; But if You Do, Understand and Conquer Your Fear.
Get Your Kids to Be Active and Eat Right
Cindy, a health coach with Cigna's Healthy Life Personal Health Team, give tips on how to help your kids eat healthy and exercise.
Questions to Ask Your Pharmacist
If your pill is too large, ask your doctor if it can be prescribed in liquid form. Cigna's Lenore Kelley provides other helpful tips on what to ask your doctor or pharmacist when medication is prescribed. Listen to learn how you can work with your pharmacist to save money on your medication.
Why You Might Want to Consider a Home Delivery Pharmacy
Home delivery pharmacies are often open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are only a phone call away. Cigna's Lenore Kelley discusses several items to consider when deciding if using a home delivery pharmacy is right for you.
A Prescription for Safety
Today's medications can treat far more health conditions and keep people healthier than ever before. But all medications come with some risk. Cigna's chief pharmacist discusses tips on how to keep your family safe when there are medications in the house.
The Importance of Taking your Medications
"Take your medicine as instructed" is pretty sound advice. However, too many people ignore that advice entirely. This can lead to worse health problems and much higher costs due to avoidable hospitalizations and emergency room visits. Listen to find out helpful tips on taking your medications the right way.
How to Lower the Cost of Your Prescription Medications
Did you know that many medications are priced by the pill and not the amount of medication in each pill? Cigna's Lenore Kelley discusses 10 tips on how to lower the cost of your prescription medications.
Why run the Walt Disney World Marathon?
Jon gives his unique perspective on the Disney magic he finds people enjoy most about the entire weekend of events and even mentions his personal favorite.
How do I start training?
Jeff Galloway, Olympic runner and RunDisney Training Consultant, talks about how to train for Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.
The director of the Disney Marathon talks about running, training, and much more
Race director Jon Hughes offers training tips and behind-the-scenes info on the Disney Marathon, presented by Cigna.
Cigna's Mark Marsters kicks off our four-part podcast series
Mark talks about why he chose to start running and describes some of the ways that it has changed his life.
Managing your injuries and knowing what type of doctor can help
Dr. Alexander touches on the training process runners should consider. Perhaps, most importantly: listen to your body.
Employee Assistance Programs: The Great Unused Benefit
From helping people find daycare to counseling, EAPs can help. People just need to know about them
Life Insurance Awareness Month is September.
Learn how to take care of your family after you're gone.
May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month.
Surveyed workers say they find value and satisfaction in their jobs, but many aren't proactive about protecting their ability to earn a living or protecting their paycheck if they were to become disabled. Dr. Robert Anfield points to ways workers can incorporate health and wellness to keep productive, while better understanding disability insurance.
A Year of Healthy Resolutions One Month at a Time.
A year-long New Year's resolution can be intimidating. Try Cigna's plan to take them on one month at a time. Download the pdf for the entire year's worth of mini-resolutions.
February: Resolve to take better care of your oral health
Concentrate on taking better care of your teeth and helping your kids take care of theirs.
June Resolution: Drink the Good Stuff
Our sixth monthly healthy resolution of the year is about the importance of hydrating. You shouldn't wait until you are thirsty to drink water or another healthy beverage. Listen for more tips on hydration.
August Resolution: Contribute to Your Community
Studies have linked how participating in one's neighborhoods, towns, cities and states can help people be healthier. The advantage isn't just in improving your surroundings. It's also in the sense of emotional well-being you get by participating and contributing to your neighbors and the places where you live.
July Resolution: Take Care of Your Financial Health
Taking care of your financial well-being includes protecting the money you have yet to earn. Listen for steps you can take to protect your money and your earning potential.
September Resolution: Double Up on Your Veggies
Vegetables offer the vitamins you need in a lower calorie, filling, natural food. To get more into your diet, be sure to have two servings of vegetables at each dinner. This month resolve to add more vegetables into your diet. You can find out how many servings you need by visiting www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov.
November Resolution: Sleep it Off
Sleep is key to your health. Learn how to get enough Zs.
UNCOMMON HEALTH TIP
Rinse Your Canned Veggies
Rinsing can cut the sodium in your canned vegetables
Fall in Love for Better Health
Be sure to share long warm, loving embraces and attention.
Take Little Bites of Exercise
Can a few crunches or a short walk here and there make a real difference? You bet.
Know Your Nails
Your nails can tell you a lot about your health. Learn what to look for and what it might mean.