January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year1, but the disease is virtually always preventable with vaccination and appropriate screening (Pap and HPV tests). When cervical cancer is found early, it is highly treatable and associated with long survival and good quality of life. Continue reading
Guest Blogger: Andrew Horowitz, CFP, Horowitz & Company, Inc.
The start to a New Year is often a time that many people set some resolutions. As we know, weight loss and exercise is often at the top of the list. But how long do we keep those promise to ourselves? A week, a month, a year? Continue reading
It is that time of year again where millions of people are vowing to get fit and stay healthy. But when February hits, the gym is deserted. If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to be healthier this year, put a new twist on it and start by seeing your doctor for a routine preventive care exam. Take it one step further and encourage your family members to get a check-up as well—even if they feel healthy and do not present any symptoms. Continue reading
Each January, many resolve to better themselves in some way. A much smaller percentage of people actually make good on those resolutions, while many find themselves off-target a few months later. It is hard to keep up the enthusiasm months after the confetti is gone, but not impossible. This year, make sure you stick with it. Continue reading
Guest blogger: Karen R.. Compliance, Quality and Clinical Program Specialist
Many of us look forward to the holidays and the opportunity to celebrate and spend time with family and friends. For many, the holidays are truly a joyous time of the year. However, for others, it can be a time filled with stress, anxiety and even depression. Continue reading