Men’s Health Month: Preventive Care Check-ups

6.7.17

At the beginning of the month, we chatted about why men do not go to the doctor and briefly covered what to expect at a routine preventive care visit. The screenings your doctor may perform at your visit—based on your age, health and risks—can help men stay healthy. Continue reading

Family Finances: Juggling Financial Obligations

6.14.17

Guest Blogger: Andrew Horowitz, CFP, Horowitz & Company, Inc.

As a parent or soon to be parent, there are many challenges that we face in life such as how to raise the child, getting them proper education, overcoming your child’s sickness, divvying up parental responsibilities, sleepless nights, as well as balancing work and parenting.  Continue reading

Why Do Men Skip Annual Check-ups?

6.21.17

Chances are, you get your car tuned regularly and never skip an oil change, but are you taking such good care of yourself? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men are less likely than women to visit the doctor. Continue reading

Mental Health Screenings & Treatment

5.31.17

Guest blogger: Karen R.. Compliance, Quality and Clinical Program Specialist

May is Mental Health Month and an excellent time to educate ourselves on the various aspects of the disease. Many of us are not aware of the impact mental health can have on physical health and vice versa. Although there are several forms of mental illness, ranging from schizophrenia to bipolar affective disorder, one of the most common is depression. Continue reading

Helping Others Cope with Depression

5.24.17

At the beginning of April, Netflix debuted its widely talked about new series 13 Reasons Why, based off the novel published a decade ago. Clay Jensen receives a package containing cassettes recorded by his classmate Hannah Baker, who killed herself two weeks earlier. The recordings say there are thirteen reasons why she ended her life. The series tackles hard-to-handle topics like suicide and depression. Continue reading