October 13, 2017 / Michael M. Siegel M.D.

Year after year, we hear about the dangers of flu season. Why? Is the flu really such a big deal?

In a word: yes.

Thousands of people die from the flu each year, and tens of thousands more are killed by flu-related illnesses. Articles about it keep popping up because it’s crucial to stay safe.

Luckily, there are easy ways to reduce your chances of catching the flu...

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September 08, 2017 / Naudia Pickens, MD, MPH

People battling mental illness and substance misuse disorder have also had to deal with the misperception that seeking help is weak or abnormal. Thankfully, there is...

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June 02, 2017 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

It’s no secret that stress is unhealthy. But besides feeling a little under pressure, just how does stress affect our mental and physical health? Discover stress’s...

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May 11, 2017 / Michael M. Seigel, MD

Concussions continue to make headlines with new, increasing lawsuits against the National Hockey League for the way in which it has handled players’ concussions. It...

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April 21, 2017 / Michael M. Seigel, MD

Did you know? According to the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependencies, Inc. (NCADD), alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the U.S...

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April 03, 2017 / Meridith Jones

One of the best ways to take advantage of your health plan is by going to yearly well care check ups. These visits give you an opportunity to touch base with your...

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