Important news and information for Hudson Health Plan Members
Summer, Vol. 2 English/Español: In this issue...Letter from the CEO • Pregnant? You Need Folic Acid • Quit smoking today! • The Westchester Hispanic Coalition • Keep Eye Health in Sight • Are You at Risk for Substance Abuse • Fog the Bugs, Not You • Dating Safety • Should You Go to the Emergency Room? • Urgent Care Centers Save Time and Anxiety!
Spring, Vol. 1 English/Español: In this issue...Don’t Let Asthma Take Your Breath Away! • Is Your Contact Information Up-To-Date? • You Can Quit Smoking for Free • Join Hudson’s Member Advisory Council • Act to Prevent Cervical Cancer • Would Your Children Know What to Do if They Found a Gun? • See Your Doctor Even When You’re Feeling Well • Talk with Your Kids About the Hidden Dangers of Energy Drinks • Your Baby’s Health Is Worth the Wait • Don’t Let Your Health Coverage Expire!
Winter, Vol. 4 (1) English/Español: In this issue...Long-Term Problems Call for Extra Care • Two Really Good Reasons to Get a Tdap Shot • The Diaper Kloset • Are You Due for a Mammogram? • How Are You Doing After Hurricane Sandy? • Does Someone You Love Have Diabetes? • Five Factors That Raise Your Blood Sugar • Test Children for Developmental Disorders • Attention Medicaid Members
Fall, Vol. 4 English/Español: In this issue...Get a Flu Shot This Fall • Antibiotics Don't Cure Cold and Flu Virus • Volunteer for a Cancer Study • We're Looking for Young Artists • Attention Medicaid Members • Take Control of Your Health To Live a Longer Life • Free and Confidential Clinics for STD and HIV Tests • Hudson’s Member Advisory Council • Was Your Home Built Before 1978? • Share Your Story • Follow-Up Visits for Children with ADHD
Summer, Vol. 3 English/Español: In this issue...Children Drink Too Many Sugary Drinks • Hudson Employees are Making a Difference! • Exercise in Less Time with High-Intensity Exercise Sessions • Eat Less Red Meat to Lower Cancer Risk • Even Babies Need to Brush • The Healthy Benefits of Fruit • Should You Take Low-Dose Aspirin? • Protect Yourself from the Sun • Keep Your Children from Smoking
Spring, Vol. 2 English/Español: In this issue...Control Asthma Attacks this Spring • Children Need Vaccinations to Fight Diseases • Nepperhan Community Center • Breast-feeding May Protect Against Breast Cancer • Have You Been Tested for Colorectal Cancer? • Does Your Child Have ADHD? • Get Moving to Manage Diabetes • Yes, You Can Quit
Winter, Vol. 1 English/Español: In this issue...Medicine Can Help You Deal with Depression • Get Help for Domestic Abuse • Theodore D. Young Community Center Programs and Services • Family Planning That's Right for You • Get Tested for HIV • Extra Help Is Available to Manage Diabetes or Asthma • Still Smoking? Let Us Help You Quit • How to Avoid the Dangers of High Blood Pressure • Why Breastfeeding is Best
Fall, Vol. 3 English/Español: In this issue...Are You Due for a Mammogram? • Hudson River HealthCare in Amenia Celebrates Grand Re-Opening • Smoking Increases Risk for Many Types of Cancer • HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy • Important Pharmacy Information for Members with Medicaid or Family Health Plus • Attention Medicaid Members • Help Protect Your Family from the Flu • Antibiotics’ Hidden Danger • Give Your Children the Right Dose of Medicine • Treat a Fever—Or Wait It Out?
Summer, Vol. 2 English/Español: In this issue...Cholesterol: Down with the bad, up with the good • Games that get kids moving make screen time healthier • Protect your child from medication poisoning • Hudson River HealthCare in Haverstraw is moving! • Safety rules for kids on wheels • Solid food too soon raises your baby’s risk of obesity • Asthma: Stay in control and out of the ER • A healthy lifestyle can be your fountain of youth • Energy drinks put kids’ health at risk • New directions in car seat safety
Spring, Vol. 1 English/Español: In this issue...HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy: Testing and treatment can help protect your baby • Smoking: Kick the habit for your health and your baby • Celebrate our warmer weather with a walk! • Good habits now lead to a brighter future for teens • Breast-fed babies are smarter kids • Focus on food to manage your weight • Play is serious business for kids • More parents say no to circumcision • Do you have diabetes? Yearly exams can help protect your eyes
Winter, Vol. 4 English/Español: In this issue...Roll up your sleeve: Grown-up shots protect you and your child • Lighting up raises your risk of diabetes • For better health care, count on the home team — your medical home • Choose the right foods for your child’s healthy smile and healthy weight • More breast-feeding benefits for babies • Booster seats make the ride safe for bigger kids • Health Tips and More Online • Hudson Ranks Highest in Quality Incentive Scores in NYS Again! • Depression: When the blues don’t go away • Hula hoops make fitness fun
Fall, Vol. 3 English/Español: In this issue...Make the health switch to brown rice • Get the skinny on fats • Fall is flu shot season • Vaccines - Nothing to be afraid of • Your PCP can help your child manage ADHD • More ways smoking may harm your child • Lighten up for backpack safety • Fill your prescriptions and take your medicine • The right screening schedule for your breast health • You may need an extra dose of the sunshine vitamin
Summer, Vol. 2 English/Español: In this issue...Summer allergies are nothing to sneeze at • It isn’t too soon to talk to your child about alcohol • Breast-feeding saves babies’ lives • Text message tips for your healthy baby • Salt = Sodium: Shake a little less for big health benefits • 3 simple steps towards a healthy weight • Fresh ideas for saving on summer fruits and veggies • Four keys to quitting for good, Protect your health with an HIV test
Spring, Vol. 1 English/Español: In this issue...Pick your baby’s name don’t pick your baby’s birthday • Depression: Treatment works if you give it time • Small changes have the power to prevent diabetes • Make weight management a family affair • Whole-wheat pizza • Do you know your child’s BMI score? • Is your family getting enough vitamin D? • Quit smoking for good
Winter, Vol. 4 English/Español: In this issue...Worried about H1N1 Swine Flu? • Put a stop to ‘superbugs’ • Urgent Care Centers • Your PCP — Your first choice for care • Circumcision: Myths vs. Facts • Cool ideas for family fitness this winter • Get help for sadness you can’t shake • Be a healthier mom-to-be for your baby • You may not be too young for heart disease
Fall, Vol. 3 English/Español: In this issue...Swine Flu Update • Good Reasons to get an HIV Test • Tests you need for A+ health • Fitness fights breast cancer • Seafood safety • Taco with Spicy Chicken, Peanuts and Grilled Pineapple • Cutting calories is the answer for weight control • Could you have diabetes and not know it?
Summer, Vol. 2 English/Español: In this issue...Make the next generation healthier • Make a smoke-free home your family tradition • Swine Flu: Still a threat • Enjoy the bounty of summer at your local farmers’ market • Cucumber salad • Be sweet to your heart - skip sugary sodas • More sleep may lower your risk of diabetes • Get preventive care for a longer, healthier life
Spring, Vol. 1 English/Español: In this issue...Sleep well to stay well, Heart attack signs may be different for women, The invisible danger of smoking: ‘Third-hand smoke’, When should you have your baby? Mother Nature knows best!, Say “¡hola!” to healthy foods with Latin flair, Penne pasta with broccoli and spinach, 20 healthy foods for under $1 per serving, Stress-buster tips, Breastfeeding — the healthy, natural way to feed your baby, Are your asthma drugs safe?
Winter, Vol. 4 English/Español: In this issue...Myths & facts about high blood pressure • Kick the habit and get healthy! • Do you have diabetes? Know your ACBs • Juices are healthy, except when taking your medicines • Treating your baby’s fever: Fever medicine may raise the risk of asthma • More than moody: Teens and depression • Stay healthier with a healthy smile • Do you know your assigned Hudson Health Plan PCP? • Stay flu-free
Fall, Vol. 3 English/Español: In this issue...Quitters always win! • Exercise girl power to fight breast cancer • Good news for babies • Sleep helps babies grow up healthier • Try the Mediterranean way of eating • Healthful, easy recipe • New inhalers to the rescue for asthma sufferers • A Message to Family Health Plus Members • Provider Directory • Flu season is here
Summer, Vol. 2 English/Español: In this issue...Play it safe this summer • Ask the right questions to get the best care • Be the Most Valuable Player on your health care team • Read all about it: Reading to your child is good for both of you • Vitamin D: The ‘sunshine vitamin’ does more than keep bones strong • Don’t be shy! Talk to your teen about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) • Pregnant? The risk of caffeine • Healthy habits help control your family’s weight • Go fish for a healthy heart
Spring, Vol. 1 English/Español: In this issue...Four healthy habits add up to longer life • Get scared smokeless • Eat well and enjoy it! • Walk to improve your health one step at a time • Folic acid takes care of your baby…even before you’re pregnant • Can you prevent cancer? • Help for aching backs • You snooze — you win • Cold medicines are a ‘no-no’ for little ones • Make a plan to worry less about your child’s asthma • Did you know that we are #1, again!
Fall/Winter, Vol. 3 English/Español: In this issue...Be smart about antibiotics • The silent danger of chlamydia, • Stay well this flu season • New Preferred Drug Program for Medicaid • Kick the habit for your health and your bank account • Whole grains can lower diabetes risk • Applesauce oatmeal pancakes • Lifestyle changes to lower cholesterol • Hudson Health Plan celebrates 20 years! • Pay your CHP Premiums Online • Take control of high blood pressure
Summer, Vol. 2 English/Español: In this issue...Take control of asthma to help your child breathe easier, Peach & Blueberry Fruit Salad with Yogurt Dressing, Eat right with the fresh taste of summer, Exercise Corner, Immunizations are your child’s best ‘shot’ for a healthy future, Talk to your teen: Make time for regular checkups, Walk away from cigarettes, Come to the health center for all your health care needs , Don’t forget: Keeping appointments with your doctor is important
Spring, Vol. 1 English/Español: In this issue...The healthy way to lose weight • Belly fat linked to heart disease • Super Veggie Wrap • Healthy weight gain while you’re eating for two • Baby bottles may lead to overweight preschoolers • Medicine works only if you take it • Keep your child from lighting up • Mandatory Enrollment: Orange, Ulster, Dutchess and Sullivan County Residents • New quality program — My QAR • First intensive program for obese preschoolers begins in Westchester
Fall/Winter, Vol. 3 English/Español: In this issue...Diabetes — dangerous but preventable • Fish tacos • Your guide to a healthier life • Know the facts about fish • Do your heart a healthy favor • Raise your way to stronger calf muscles • Cold and flu season is on the way • Breast-feeding - 10 things you need to know • Coping with stress • Don’t wait, quit smoking today • Open Door Family Medical Centers • Increased access for our members
Summer, Vol. 2 English/Español: In this issue...Protect kids’ skin from the summer sun • Keep your yard green — and your family safe • Black Bean Salad • Be prepared for summer illnesses and injuries • Beacon Health Strategies • Breast-feeding — fast, fresh and free • Hold the tuna! • Starting a workout regimen • ‘Request the Test’ • Great news about whole grains • Make sure your child’s ‘shots’ are up to date • Your teen might start smoking today • Make back-to-school a class act for your young student • Bicycle Rodeo Winner
Spring, Vol. 1 English/Español: In this issue...More good news about breast-feeding your baby • Bicycle Safety Rodeo • Fennel and Orange Salad with Olives • The truth about second-hand smoke and other smoking myths • When you smoke, your child suffers • Saint Joseph’s care centers — dedicated to your family’s health • Westchester Arts Council • High blood pressure is not just for adults • Children Having Trouble In School? Maybe They’re Not Sleeping Right • Folic acid: Why you need it • No gym? No problem! Simple ways to shape up • 16 healthy foods
Summer, Vol. 1 English/Español: In this issue...Here’s the sweet truth about fruit • Breast-feeding: Five facts moms need to know • Yummy Veggie Casserole • Springtime is prime time for allergies • Extra weight raises diabetes risk • Regular checkups help teens stay healthy • Bicycle safety just makes sense • What to do when you need specialty care • QARR – A Report Card for Health Plans and Their Members
Fall, Vol. 3 English/Español: In this issue...Breast-feeding: Good for your baby and you • Hearty Italian Vegetable Soup • The real deal on kids and smoking • Safer sex just makes sense • The ABCs of diabetes • Colorectal cancer: Why haven’t you had a screening? • If it’s urgent, Beacon is a great call • What our members are saying ‘Hudson Health Plan is absolutely fantastic’ • HHP now available in Ulster County
Spring, Vol. 1 English/Español: In this issue...Exercise is good for you and your baby • Extra-Easy Hummus • It’s time to clear the air about smoking • ‘Hudson Health Plan put my needs first’ • HHP and NCAC: Teamwork that works for you! • Living healthy every day • Help your teen deal with depression
Fall, Vol. 5 English/Español: In this issue...New name, same great service • Diabetes - Know and control your risk • Tex-Mex Pork Chops • Your child’s health - Always be ready with an asthma action plan • Childhood immunization schedule • Adult immunization schedule • Trying to quit smoking? We can help! • Mommy and Me: Baby yourself — and your baby
Summer, Vol. 4 English/Español: In this issue...Prenatal care important to a safe pregnancy • Vegetable stir-fry with fruit sauce • A safe summer is a fun summer • Smoking - Why you should quit • Join us for the American Heart Walk • When was your last Pap test? This simple check saves lives