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Statins: What You Need to Know

Statins – drugs that help lower cholesterol levels – are the most prescribed type of medication in the United States today.  In fact, more than 40 million Americans are taking statins.  That’s not surprising, given that high cholesterol levels are a significant contributor to heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.

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Eating Better in 2024

Happy New Year! Is changing your diet on the to-do list for 2024?  If so, you are not alone: a recent Forbes Health poll found that 33.8% of planned new year’s resolutions centered on losing weight and 31.6% were about improving diet.  Despite these good intentions, many of us find it difficult to sustain a

three people on a walk.

New Year, New You: Let’s Get Moving

Happy New Year! Are you ready to get moving? Whether or not you have made a new year’s resolution to exercise more, most of us could benefit from an honest assessment of our physical activity routine: The answer for many of us is, probably not.  But don’t despair!  With a little planning, it’s not hard

a hand holding a Christmas present.

Holiday Shopping for Health & Fitness

Happy holidays!  Have you finished your shopping yet?  If not, here are some “healthy” gift ideas for you to consider.  If you’re shopping for someone who likes to cook, enjoys exercise and working out, or simply likes to be outdoors, there are all kinds of gifts to choose from that will contribute to health and

christmas tree

Your Happy and Healthy Holiday Season

You’ve made it – it’s finally the end of the year and the holidays are upon us.  It’s time to celebrate!  But before you deck the halls and bake the cookies, let’s do a little planning so you can keep your family healthy and safe this holiday season.  First…Take a Deep Breath It is easy

clinical trial medicine.

On a Mission to Improve Patients’ Lives

When we take medication to recover from an illness or manage a health condition, we probably don’t think much about the process that medicine went through before it was available to patients.    The reality is, a lot happened with that prescription before it ever ended up in your medicine cabinet.  The same is true

parent and child talking to a counselor.

Behavioral Health in Children & Teens

Parents know one of their most important jobs is to keep their kids safe and healthy – that means protecting and nurturing not only their physical health, but also their mental and emotional well-being.  Just like with adults, it is normal for children and teens to experience mental health challenges.  Mental health concerns are common

Women wearing breast cancer awareness shirts.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time of year we see a lot of pink everywhere we turn. The pink ribbons remind us of the importance of early detection and treatment of a disease that affects far too many women.  One out of eight women will get breast cancer at some point.  While that

Man looking at insurance options.

Do You Have the Right Health Insurance?

Is your health insurance working for you and your family? It’s worth spending some time to review your health insurance plan, especially as we approach the end of the calendar year.  Many insurance plans have open enrollment periods coming up – that’s the time of year when you can change plans or enroll in a

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Flu Season is Coming

Flu season is coming – you can be ready for it by getting your annual flu shot.  If you’ve ever had the flu, you know how badly it makes you feel.  Body aches. Fever. Chills.  Exhaustion.  All of these symptoms appear when you get the flu, and they don’t go away quickly – many people