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Register for the Healthy Heart Nutrition Class at John Muir Health

Register for the Healthy Heart Nutrition Class at John Muir Health

If you have been diagnosed with cardiac disease, are dealing with potential risk factors, or just want to improve your diet, you can register for this free course being offered at both John Muir Health campuses (Walnut Creek and Concord).

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Implementing VR Therapy for Pain Relief

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Implementing VR Therapy for Pain Relief

Virtual reality therapy is an emerging treatment method being used at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital to help distract patients from their pain by giving them something more positive to focus on.

Visit Alameda Health System’s Annual Community Health Fair

Visit Alameda Health System’s Annual Community Health Fair

Alameda Hospital is hosting their 26th annual community health fair on Saturday, October 20. Bring the whole family to receive free or significantly reduced health screenings, including free flu shots.

Participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project to Help Kids With Food Allergies

Participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project to Help Kids With Food Allergies

Teal pumpkins raise awareness about food allergies and promote inclusion for all trick-or-treaters throughout the Halloween season.

Heart Health and Genetics

Heart Health and Genetics

Explore and understand the traits you get from your parents, grandparents, and beyond — and how they affect your health.

Five Nutritious Ways to Preserve Your Summer Vegetables and Fruits

Five Nutritious Ways to Preserve Your Summer Vegetables and Fruits

You can enjoy the nutritious bounty of summer’s fruits and vegetables year-round with a little planning. In this article, we’ll discuss five nutritious ways to preserve all your delicious summer treats.

Download the Canopy Health Mobile App and Member Portal Today

Download the Canopy Health Mobile App and Member Portal Today

The Canopy Health Mobile App and Member Portal will soon offer one-stop access to all your healthcare needs — including the cost-estimator tool, telehealth, and daily wellness tips catered specifically to your needs.

Canopy Health Offers Easy Access to Referral Care

Canopy Health Offers Easy Access to Referral Care

Most HMOs restrict care to one medical group, but Canopy Health’s Alliance Referral Program offers access to our entire network. It’s convenient, automated, and affordable.

The MyCanopy App Will Soon Provide Even Greater Access to Canopy Health

The MyCanopy App Will Soon Provide Even Greater Access to Canopy Health

The new Canopy Health mobile app will soon be released and has dozens of helpful and educational tools for your health and wellness, but the telehealth features might be the most exciting of all.

Register for the Healthy Heart Nutrition Class at John Muir Health

Register for the Healthy Heart Nutrition Class at John Muir Health

If you have been diagnosed with cardiac disease, are dealing with potential risk factors, or just want to improve your diet, you can register for this free course being offered at both John Muir Health campuses (Walnut Creek and Concord).

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Implementing VR Therapy for Pain Relief

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Implementing VR Therapy for Pain Relief

Virtual reality therapy is an emerging treatment method being used at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital to help distract patients from their pain by giving them something more positive to focus on.

Visit Alameda Health System’s Annual Community Health Fair

Visit Alameda Health System’s Annual Community Health Fair

Alameda Hospital is hosting their 26th annual community health fair on Saturday, October 20. Bring the whole family to receive free or significantly reduced health screenings, including free flu shots.

Participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project to Help Kids With Food Allergies

Participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project to Help Kids With Food Allergies

Teal pumpkins raise awareness about food allergies and promote inclusion for all trick-or-treaters throughout the Halloween season.

Heart Health and Genetics

Heart Health and Genetics

Explore and understand the traits you get from your parents, grandparents, and beyond — and how they affect your health.

Five Nutritious Ways to Preserve Your Summer Vegetables and Fruits

Five Nutritious Ways to Preserve Your Summer Vegetables and Fruits

You can enjoy the nutritious bounty of summer’s fruits and vegetables year-round with a little planning. In this article, we’ll discuss five nutritious ways to preserve all your delicious summer treats.

Download the Canopy Health Mobile App and Member Portal Today

Download the Canopy Health Mobile App and Member Portal Today

The Canopy Health Mobile App and Member Portal will soon offer one-stop access to all your healthcare needs — including the cost-estimator tool, telehealth, and daily wellness tips catered specifically to your needs.

Canopy Health Offers Easy Access to Referral Care

Canopy Health Offers Easy Access to Referral Care

Most HMOs restrict care to one medical group, but Canopy Health’s Alliance Referral Program offers access to our entire network. It’s convenient, automated, and affordable.

The MyCanopy App Will Soon Provide Even Greater Access to Canopy Health

The MyCanopy App Will Soon Provide Even Greater Access to Canopy Health

The new Canopy Health mobile app will soon be released and has dozens of helpful and educational tools for your health and wellness, but the telehealth features might be the most exciting of all.

End of Life Planning

End of Life Planning

It's never too soon to start talking about end of life planning.

Childbirth Preparation

Childbirth Preparation

Congratulations on your new addition! Here are a few tips on how to prepare for your new baby's arrival.

Diabetes Awareness and Management

Diabetes Awareness and Management

Diabetes Awareness and Management