Getting Healthcare Right


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How Highmark Employees Stay Healthy: Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others By Jenny Shinsky
September 7 2017

When caring for a loved one with a disability or chronic illness, it’s very important to take care of yourself, too.

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Do-It-Yourself Health: Fitness and Nutrition, September 2017 By Susanne Luchetti, Anthony Wilbur
September 1 2017

Our DIY Health experts are thinking about brain health this month — get their smart fitness and nutrition tips.

Links to the Future: Cancer-Fighting Nanorobots, Progress on Paralysis, and More By Sam Nolan
September 16 2016

Cancer-fighting nanorobots are only one of the amazing advances in this collection of articles on the future of health care.

Links To The Future
Links to the Future: Tumor-Detecting Glasses, a Bionic Spine and More By Sam Nolan
March 9 2016

Learn how researchers are teaching the body to fight cancer, helping paralyzed patients walk again, and more.

Links To The Future
Links to the Future: Chewing Gum Fitness Trackers, Stopping Untreatable Pain, and More By Sam Nolan
December 22 2015

Our favorite recent glimpses into the future, including how chewing gum could be used to improve wearable fitness trackers.

Links To The Future
Links to the Future: Improved Delivery of Parkinson’s Meds, A Nanotech Toothbrush, and More By Ben Korman
July 3 2015

Brushing with nanotechnology instead of toothpaste? Just one intriguing highlight from our “Links to the Future” round-up.

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From Caregiver to CaregiverHQ: My Caregiving (and Life-Changing) Journey By Phil Tanner
November 2 2014

Being his father’s caregiver inspired Phil Tanner to shift his career to helping others through their caregiving journey.

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Need to find info about providers, prescriptions, coverage, claims, ID cards, or health spending or savings accounts? If so, your Highmark member site is the place to go. (It’s separate from this blog.)

Find your Member site address on the back of your member ID card — or, if your card isn’t handy, use the plan link on this list.

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