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Raise awareness on melanoma

May 2018, Being exposed to UV radiation is a risk factor for skin cancers, including melanoma. In the U.S., the hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. are the most hazardous. Learn how to help protect you and your family.





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Learn the signs of autism

April 2018, It's National Autism Awareness Month. Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) occur in about 1 of every 68 people, so it is likely that you may know someone who is affected.






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March is designated Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 2018, Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, which is why prevention, early detection and treatment is so important.




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Sharp Health Plan earns top marks from nonprofit ratings group

February 2018, Melissa Hayden-Cook, Sharp Health Plan's CEO, talks to KPBS about Sharp Health Plan's Excellent NCQA Accreditation, and choosing a health plan based on quality and service.





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Raise awareness on heart health

February 2018, Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. Learn how to better understand the risk factors and how to make heart-healthy choices.







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Sharp Health Plan recognized for high-quality care and service

February 2018, Sharp Health Plan, a not-for-profit health plan serving San Diegans for the past 25 years, announced that they have once again been recognized nationally and in California for their high-quality care and service.




Cervical health awarenessRaise awareness on cervical health

January 2018, January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Education and regular screenings are the best ways to prevent and diagnose this potentially dangerous disease.








Sharp Health Plan staff gives backA culture of giving back

January 2018, Sharp Health Plan employees supported the Monarch School for homeless children in San Diego by donating and stuffing more than 900 toiletry bags, as featured in this Sharp Health News article.






 

SHP-BestHealth-3-16One of the country's top wellness programs is right here in San Diego!

May 2017, Sharp Health Plan's Best Health team was featured in the May/June 2017 issue of Experience Sharp magazine on their work with Evans Hotels.







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April 2017, Dr. Cary Shames, Sharp Health Plan’s Chief Medical Officer, is quoted in this Sharp Health News article on preventive care. He offers the benefits of why members should take advantage of these no-cost doctor’s visits.