"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face."

- Eleanor Roosevelt  
October 2015 Checklist

Put the beep where you sleep:
Smoke alarms are the theme of this year's Fire Prevention Week (October 4 to 10).

Photograph fall foliage:
Overcast days are best for capturing color. Fog and mist add mystery. Look for autumnal reflections in ponds and streams.

Fight seasonal depression: 
Eat foods rich in omega-3s (such as salmon, sardines, walnuts) and tryptophan (pumpkin, spinach, turkey). Avoid processed foods. If you often suffer from winter blues, talk with your doctor about using a phototherapy light box as the days get shorter. 
Kaiser Open Enrollment
October 1-31st for a
November 1, 2015 start date! 

Choose from 13 Grandfathered HMO Plans and 10 Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliant HMO plans. 

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives.

The good news is that many women who are diagnosed with breast cancer can survive if it's found and early treatment is begun.  A mammogram - the screening test for breast cancer - can help find breast cancer during the early stages of the when it's easier to treat.

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Attention Shoppers:  New Calif. Website Details Costs, Quality of Medical Procedures

Having a baby in California?

Your average out-of-pocket costs for an uncomplicated birth could cost a lot less in San Mateo County ($920) than in Alameda County ($1,300), Santa Clara County ($1,500) or Orange County ($1,800).

Thinking about a knee replacement?

You'll find a surprisingly wide variation in quality ratings among Bay Area hospitals for the procedure.
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15 Charged in One of Largest Insurance Fraud Scams in Calif. History

On Tuesday, California prosecutors alleged
that a doctor and more than a dozen associates fraudulently billed insurers for about $150 million in what the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office called "one of the largest insurance fraud scams in state history," AP/KPCC's "
" reports (Melley, "KPCC News," AP/KPCC, 9/15).
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