Physical Health

 

September 08, 2017 / Naudia Pickens, MD, MPH

Category: Mental Health / Physical Health / Stress

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

Category: Mental Health / Physical Health / Stress

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

Category: Mental Health / Physical Health / Safety

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

Category: Addiction / Physical Health

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

Category: Doctor's Visits / Health Insurance / Physical Health

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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October 28, 2016 / Jeffrey Luery

Category: Children / Physical Health

Halloween is one of the most beloved holidays for kids of all ages. Tons of excitement is built around the idea of dressing up as your favorite movie character and...

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October 03, 2016 / Keith Wilson, M.D.

Category: Flu Season / Immunizations / Physical Health

This winter, you could catch a terrible flu, give it to your family, feel awful for days on end, and possibly...

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September 09, 2016 / Kristie Wong

Category: Children / Exercise / Nutrition / Physical Health / Weight Loss

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month, so it’s a great opportunity to teach kids the importance of being active and healthy. According to Healthfinder...

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August 15, 2016 / Felix L. Nuñez, MD, MPH

Category: Mental Health / Physical Health

Many of us have heard the old adage “laughter is the best medicine,” but do doctors actually prescribe laughter to patients? In reality most doctors don’t, but there...

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July 22, 2016 / Chandler Harris

Category: Physical Health / Seniors

Each year, July is celebrated as National Arthritis Awareness Month due to the fact that over 46 million Americans are affected by arthritis—61 percent of them being...

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