5 Facts & 5 Tips for Healthy Summer Traveling

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With summer on the horizon, prioritizing your health has never been more important. In this post, we’ll cover some need-to-know information about Dengue Fever, and what you can do to stay healthy when traveling on your summer getaways. 5 Facts about Dengue Fever: 1. What is Dengue Fever? Dengue Fever, otherwise known as breakbone fever, READ MORE →

How Kelly Helps HealthTap Save the World

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Kelly can’t seem to get enough of Silicon Valley. Born and raised just twenty minutes from the HealthTap office, she now lives even closer. She loves being close to her family, close to the mountains, and close to San Francisco. Obviously, she loves the weather, too. Kelly always knew she wanted to do something related READ MORE →

HealthTap Wins a Webby Award!

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We’re proud to announce that we won The 2015 Webby Award for Best Mobile Sites & Apps: Health & Fitness! Called “The Internet’s highest honor” by the New York Times, the Webby Awards honor the best of the internet. Established in 1996 when the World Wide Web was only just beginning, The Webbys is presented by READ MORE →

The Link Between Health and Happiness

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In his 2011 TED Talk on the hidden power of smiling, our CEO Ron Gutman said, “Smiling can help reduce the level of stress-enhancing hormones like cortisol, adrenaline and dopamine, increase the level of mood-enhancing hormones like endorphin, and reduce overall blood pressure.” In other words, being happy is an integral part of being healthy. Happiness—and READ MORE →

What You Should Know About Measles

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With the recent California outbreak of measles in Disneyland, it was only a matter of time before it spread to the Bay Area. According to SFGATE, “California has reported 59 cases of measles since mid-December…Seven measles cases have been reported in the Bay Area: in Alameda, San Mateo, and Santa Clara counties.” Here’s what you need READ MORE →