April 15, 2021 / By Mario San Bartolome, MD, Addiction Medicine Specialist
Wherever in the world humans live, we consume alcohol. People drink for many reasons, from socializing to celebrating to relaxing. But no matter the occasion, it’s important to be safe. Excessive drinking causes predictably harmful results—in fact, one in 20 deaths on earth is related to alcohol...
April 15, 2021 / Molina Healthcare
As a result of being poisoned, over 300 American children are treated in the ER each day — and two of them don’t make it. Thankfully, you can make your home almost completely poison proof and we’re sharing the steps below to help you keep your family safe.
April 10, 2021 / Dr. Sasha Waring, Senior Behavioral Health Medical Director, Molina Healthcare of Washington
Category: Mental HealthGood mental health empowers people to manage everyday pressures and contribute productively to their families and communities. If you’re not mentally healthy, these tasks become challenging.
April 02, 2021 / Dr. Mumtaz Ibrahim, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Molina Healthcare of New York
Understanding autism is vital to accepting it. On this World Autism Awareness Day and in recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, Molina is proud to share the journey of our own Dr. Mumtaz Ibrahim, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Molina Healthcare of New York, in raising a special needs child. Read more at our blog now.
March 30, 2021 / By Molina Healthcare
Category:At Molina, we’re grateful for the incredibly hard work of doctors everywhere—and for a holiday that gives us the opportunity to celebrate them. But why did they choose the demanding field of medicine? Here are some of their answers.
March 19, 2021 / By Jeff Stone DO, MPH, Medical Director, Molina Healthcare of Texas
Below your rib cage on each side of your spine, the kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that filter toxins from your blood. They do this by creating urine, which is flushed out of your body. The kidneys have many other important jobs too: they regulate blood pressure as well as pH levels...
March 15, 2021 / By Molina Healthcare
Category: Physical Health
Whether you happily snooze through a parade outside your window or can’t get to dreamland without pitch black silence, there’s one thing that can make sleep healthier for all of us. Which sleeping position is healthiest overall? There’s no simple answer, but here’s what experts have to say.