Audio Information for Your Health

Audio Information for Your Health

Family Health

  • WHEN KIDS ARE BULLIED AT SCHOOL

    Dr. Stuart Lustig

    Bullying at school is a widespread problem. What should parents know?

  • BAD NEWS FROM THE TEACHER

    Dr. Stuart Lustig

    How can parents and teachers work together if a child is having academic or social problems at school?

  • COMMUNITIES OF HEALTH PROGRAM

    Gary Earl

    Cigna's Communities of Health program helps people be healthier by changing the way we live.

  • HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE: A SILENT KILLER

    Dr. Dick Salmon

    Learn what you can do to avoid it.

  • COLONOSCOPIES CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE

    Dr. Dick Salmon

    Cigna's Dr. Dick Salmon offers advice on colonoscopies and an at-home test that can detect colon cancer in its early stages.

  • CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH

    Dr. Miles Hall

    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

    Dr. Jeffery Kang

    Invest in health and wellness for lower total costs.

  • CUT HEALTH CARE COSTS

    Dr. Jeffery Kang

    You can cut your costs by 15-20%

  • ORAL CANCER: YOUR DENTIST MAY SAVE YOUR LIFE

    Dr. Cary Sun

    Oral cancer isn't the most common type, but it can be very dangerous if not caught early.

  • MEN: KNOW YOUR NUMBERS

    DR. Christina Stasiuk

    Men are less likely to go to the doctor, but those visits are key to knowing the numbers important to your health. Which numbers do you need to know?

  • TRAVEL AND EXERCISE: MAKE IT HAPPEN

    Zachary Manuszak

    Zack, a health coach with Cigna's Healthy Life Personal Health Team, tells you how to stay healthy while traveling.

  • WHOOPING COUGH MAKES A COMEBACK

    Dr. Christina Stasiuk

    Children are especially susceptible to pertusis, also called whooping cough. Learn how to protect them.

  • EATING RIGHT WHEN TIMES ARE TOUGH

    Kim Hohol

    Even in tough economic times, you can still eat healthy meals. You just need to know the right strategies.

  • HEALTH INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET

    Dr. Jeffery Kang

    Where do you get started? Is it accurate? Usable? What kind of personalized information can you get on myCigna.com?

  • MYTHS OF MENTAL HEALTH

    Dr. Doug Nemecek

    What is the number one myth about mental health? And what can you do to get help?

  • CONQUER YOUR FEAR OF THE DENTIST

    DR. Miles Hall / Jodi Prohofsky, PH.D., L.M.F.T

    If you are afraid of going to the dentist, in order to overcome your fear, you first have to understand what is causing it.

  • GET YOUR KIDS TO BE ACTIVE AND EAT RIGHT

    Cindy Goulding

    Cindy, a health coach with Cigna's Healthy Life Personal Health Team, give tips on how to help your kids eat healthy and exercise.

  • OVERCOME HEALTHY EATING EXCUSES

    Pat Soderberg and Erika Bradseth

    What's really holding you back from eating healthy? Pat, a health coach from Cigna's Healthy Life Personal Health Team, tells you how to overcome these barriers.

    Pat Soderberg and Erika Bradseth

Pharmacy

  • QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR PHARMACIST

    Lenore Kelley

    Listen in for helpful tips on what to ask your doctor or pharmacist – including how you can save money on your medication.

  • ON TIME DELIVERY GET MEDICATIONS AT YOUR DOOR

    Lenore Kelley

    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

    Lenore Kelley

    All medications come with some risk. Cigna's chief pharmacist discusses tips on medication safety at home.

  • THE IMPORTANCE OF TAKING YOUR MEDICATIONS

    Lenore Kelley

    Ignoring instructions for how to take medications can lead to worse health problems and more hospitalizations and emergency room visits.

  • LOWER THE COST OF PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS

    Lenore Kelley

    Here are 10 tips on how to lower the cost of your prescription medications.

  • THE RIGHT WAY TO DISPOSE OF MEDICATIONS

    Lenore Kelley

    The rules for disposing of old medications have changed. Listen for the safest ways to get rid of them.

Work/Life

  • THE MAGIC OF THE DISNEY WORLD MARATHON

    Jon Hughes

    Listen as Cigna’s race director for the Disney World Marathon gives his unique perspective on the magic of the weekend.

  • HOW DO I START TRAINING?

    Jeff Galloway

    Jeff Galloway, Olympic runner and RunDisney Training Consultant, talks about how to train for Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.

  • TRAINING TIPS FOR WALT DISNEY MARATHON

    Jon Hughes

    Race director Jon Hughes offers training tips and behind-the-scenes info on the Disney Marathon, presented by Cigna.

  • LIVE TO WORK? WORK TO LIVE?

    Beth Chiappetta

    A new Cigna survey shows that people's jobs mean more than just a paycheck.

  • HOW RUNNING CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE

    Mark Marsters

    Mark talks about why he chose to start running and describes some of the ways that it has changed his life.

  • HAVE AN INJURY? FIND THE RIGHT KIND OF DOCTOR

    Dr. Michael Alexander

    Dr. Alexander touches on the training process runners should consider. Perhaps, most importantly: listen to your body.

  • EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

    Ken Lebeau

    From helping people find daycare to counseling, EAPs can help. People just need to know about them

  • WHEN YOU'RE NOT LAID OFF

    Jodi Prohofsky, PH.D., L.M.F.T

    Workers who make it through layoffs may have survivor's guilt.

Insurance Needs

  • LIFE INSURANCE AWARENESS MONTH IS SEPTEMBER

    Gary Kirkner

    Learn how to take care of your family after you're gone.

  • DISABILITY INSURANCE SAVES MORE THAN MONEY

    Diane Russell

    May is Disability Awareness Month. What better time to talk about how to avoid accidents and illnesses that can keep you out of work?

  • DISABILITY INSURANCE AWARENESS MONTH

    Dr. Robert Anfield

    Of workers surveyed, many aren’t prepared to earn a living or protect their paycheck if they were to become disabled.

Monthly Resolutions

  • HEALTHY RESOLUTIONS FOR EVERY MONTH

    Jodi Prohofsky, Ph.D., L.M.F.T

    Intimidated by year-long resolutions? Try Cigna's “mini-resolutions one month at a time.

  • JANUARY: BEAT THE SWEETS

    Jodi Prohofsky, Ph.D., L.M.F.T

    Boycott the candy machine.

  • FEBRUARY: TAKE CARE OF ORAL HEALTH

    Dr. Miles Hall

    Concentrate on taking better care of your teeth and helping your kids take care of theirs.

  • MARCH: REV UP WITH BREAKFAST

    Stephanie Templeton

    The old saying is true: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

  • APRIL: EAT THOSE SUPERFOODS!

    Kim Hohol

    “Superfoods” will help you maintain your weight, fight disease, and live longer.

  • MAY: TAKE A WALK

    Nicolette S. Shriver

    Physical activity doesn't need to be complicated. Something as simple as a daily brisk walk can help you live a healthier life.

  • JUNE: DRINK THE GOOD STUFF

    Dr. Joseph Jasser

    Don’t wait until you are thirsty to drink water or another healthy beverage. Listen for more tips on hydration.

  • JULY: FINANCIAL HEALTH TIPS

    Diane Russell

    Financial well-being includes protecting the money you have yet to earn. Get tips to protect your money and earning potential.

  • AUGUST: CONTRIBUTE TO YOUR COMMUNITY

    Tony Massey

    Studies have linked how participating in one's neighborhoods, towns, cities and states can help people be healthier.

  • SEPTEMBER: DOUBLE UP ON VEGGIES

    Kim Hohol

    Vegetables offer the vitamins you need in a lower calorie, filling, natural food. Be sure get enough by having two servings at dinner.

  • OCTOBER: TAKE MEDICINE THE RIGHT WAY

    Lenore Kelley

    Taking medicine the wrong way can actually hurt your health. This month resolve to take your medication appropriately.

  • NOVEMBER: SLEEP IT OFF

    Dr. Christina Stasiuk

    Sleep is key to your health. Learn how to get enough Zs.

  • DECEMBER: DE-STRESS

    Jodi Prohofsky, Ph.D., L.M.F.T

    Learn ways to de-stress during the holiday season.

Uncommon Health Tips

  • RINSE YOUR CANNED VEGGIES

    Kim Hohol

    Rinsing can cut the sodium in your canned vegetables.

  • TV WORKOUTS

    John Boland

    Use your TV to get healthier.

  • STEER CLEAR OF BACTERIA: WASH YOUR CAR

    Dr. Sheila Sudhakar

    Parts of your car interior are dirtier than your toilet seat. Learn where the bacteria is the worst and what you can do about it.

  • FALL IN LOVE FOR BETTER HEALTH

    Jodi Prohofsky, Ph.D., L.M.F.T

    Be sure to share long warm, loving embraces and attention.

  • TAKE LITTLE BITES OF EXERCISE

    Dr. Michael Alexander

    Can a few crunches or a short walk here and there make a real difference? You bet.

  • KNOW YOUR NAILS

    Dr. Stacy Popko

    Your nails can tell you a lot about your health. Learn what to look for and what it might mean.

  • KEEPING YOUR CHILDREN SAFE AT HOME

    Dr. Leslie Barakat

    Can you identify the two most dangerous rooms in your house?

Kidz Corner

  • WASH YOUR HANDS

    Dr. Mache Seibel

    Listen to a catchy song that teaches kids the value of washing their hands regularly to stay healthy.

  • BRUSH YOUR TEETH

    Dr. Mache Seibel

    This music delivers a powerful message: It teaches kids fun ways to remember to brush their teeth every day.

  • I HAVE TO SNEEZE

    Dr. Mache Seibel

    Kids will be singing this catchy tune while also learning a lesson on spreading germs when sneezing.