Family Matters- USFHP Blog

5 Simple Steps to a Healthier Heart

Posted by admin on Mar 5, 2018 1:00:00 PM

     In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson first proclaimed February as National Heart Month. The purpose was to draw attention to the importance of heart health as heart disease takes a heavy toll on American life every year. This year, President Barack Obama made the same proclamation as we all strive to be more aware of what steps to take to maintain a healthier heart.  

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Topics: Healthy Living, Heatlhy Eating, Good Eating Habits

American Diabetes Month

Posted by admin on Nov 4, 2016 1:07:45 PM

Diabetes is a disease the affects many people. It’s also a disease that continues to grow among the U.S. population. Spend a little time this November learning about diabetes. USFHP wants you to be aware of the symptoms and signs of the disease, but also how to prevent it!

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Topics: Healthy Living

24 Hour Digital Detox

Posted by Kay Lucas on May 10, 2016 8:00:00 PM

Digital technology has changed the way we live our lives. While technological advance is a good thing, it has also had an intrusive effect on how we live and on our peace of mind.  Some of us are starting to feel like androids from Star Trek, instead of real human beings. Just like them, we walk and drive around all day connected to wires and equipment that constantly beep and ring.  

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Topics: Healthy Living, TRICARE, stress, US Family Health Plan, TRICARE Prime, digital detox, unplug

5 Unhealthy Foods that You Thought Were Healthy

Posted by Kay Lucas on Feb 9, 2016 8:00:00 PM

Today, when everyone is focused on eating healthier, we think we are finally on track for being the great nutrition nation.  We pat ourselves on the back, do a high five and feel like we on our way to better health, longer lives, less stress, and more energy.  It’s all good in the neighborhood. 

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Topics: Healthy Living, TRICARE, Family Matters, Military Families, US Family Health Plan, food, Health

6 Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Posted by Kay Lucas on Feb 2, 2016 8:08:47 PM

What a difference a night makes!  Here are 6 little secrets that US Family Health Plan – a TRICARE Prime Health Program -  would like to share on how you can get a good night’s sleep.  Good sleep, along with healthy eating and good exercise, is one of the primary pillars of good health.  And who doesn’t enjoy a good healthy sleep?

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Topics: Healthy Living, Importance of Sleep, US Family Health Plan, TRICARE Prime, Health